Residential Single Attached Secondary Energy Use (Final Demand) by Energy Source and End Use
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Attached Energy Use (PJ)a,b 117.4   164.8 192.4 215.5 214.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a,b
Electricity 42.0   62.6 68.9 73.5 72.4
Natural Gas 48.4   84.9 106.3 126.0 125.2
Heating Oil 14.2   5.9 5.4 5.1 4.9
Other1 1.7   2.6 2.2 2.2 2.2
Wood 11.0   8.8 9.5 8.8 9.6

Energy Use by End Use (PJ)b
Space Heating 71.9   103.8 134.1 157.8 157.2
Water Heating 22.9   37.9 36.9 37.1 36.1
Appliances 16.4   15.9 15.2 15.0 14.7
Lighting 4.6   4.2 4.0 3.8 3.9
Space Cooling 1.6   3.0 2.1 1.8 2.4

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2)b 112   210 220 226 232
Total Households (thousands)b,c 922   1,523 1,548 1,569 1,593
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2)a,b 1.0   0.8 0.9 1.0 0.9
Energy Intensity (GJ/household)a,b,c 127.3   108.2 124.3 137.4 134.5
Heating Degree-Day Indexb,d 0.92   0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Indexb,e 1.05   1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
b) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
c) Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending, 1997–2015, Ottawa, 2017.
d) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Below 18.0°C, 1990–2015, Ottawa.
e) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Above 18.0°C, 1990–2015, Ottawa.