Residential Energy Prices and Background Indicators
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Energy Prices by Energy Source (incl. taxes)
Natural Gas (cents/m3)a,d 19.1   19.1 19.1 19.1 19.1 19.1
Heating Oil (cents/litre)f,d,e 35.6   35.6 35.6 35.6 35.6 35.6
Electricity (cents/kWh)b,d 6.2   6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2

Background Indicators
 
Consumer Price Index (2007 = 100)c
Natural Gas 39.7   84.8 76.1 81.3 95.0 88.9
Fuel Oil and Other Fuels 42.2   133.1 139.1 139.4 146.4 118.2
Electricity 60.9   110.1 114.6 117.2 122.6 126.6
Real Personal Disposable Income per Household ($2007)g 57,605   65,738 66,635 68,278 68,461 69,938
Total Population (thousands)f 27,691   34,343 34,751 35,155 35,544 35,849

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Sales of natural gas, Table 129-0003, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
b) Hydro-Québec, Comparison of Electricity Prices in Major North American Cities, 2015.
c) Statistics Canada, Consumer Price Index, Table 326-0021, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
d) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada 1990–2015, Table 128-0016, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
e) Statistics Canada, Estimates of Population, by Age Group and Sex for July 1, Canada, Provinces and Territories, Table 051-0001, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
f) Statistics Canada, Average retail prices for gasoline and fuel oil by urban centre, Table 326-0009, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
g) Statistics Canada, Current and Capital Accounts - Households, quarterly, Table 380-0072, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).