Table F-2. Building characteristics and energy use by region and year of construction
Region Year of construction Buildings Floor space
(number) Q.I. (millions of m2) Q.I.
Atlantic Total 48 089 A 70.1 A
Before 1920 3 826 B 2.3 B
1920 to 1959 8 892 A 6.6 A
1960 to 1969 5 735 A F
1970 to 1979 7 030 A 14.2 A
1980 to 1989 7 575 A 8.8 A
1990 to 1999 8 108 A 10.0 B
2000 or later 6 924 A 9.3 B
2000 to 2004 4 105 B 3.0 A
2005 or later 2 819 B 6.3 C
Quebec Total 103 684 A 176.4 A
Before 1920 11 236 C 13.6 B
1920 to 1959 21 335 A 22.4 A
1960 to 1969 15 648 A 33.2 B
1970 to 1979 17 390 A F
1980 to 1989 22 187 A 22.2 B
1990 to 1999 6 008 B 15.9 C
2000 or later 9 879 B 16.3 B
2000 to 2004 5 296 B 8.7 C
2005 or later F F
Ontario Total 163 537 A 277.2 A
Before 1920 21 733 B 24.4 B
1920 to 1959 28 543 B 39.4 B
1960 to 1969 22 116 A 43.2 B
1970 to 1979 19 051 B 41.1 A
1980 to 1989 30 810 A 40.2 A
1990 to 1999 22 203 C 40.5 B
2000 or later 19 081 B 48.4 B
2000 to 2004 7 988 C 28.6 B
2005 or later 11 093 C F
Prairies Total 105 519 A 156.1 A
Before 1920 F F
1920 to 1959 14 196 A 13.6 A
1960 to 1969 16 520 B 19.5 A
1970 to 1979 20 933 A 33.2 A
1980 to 1989 18 783 A 31.9 A
1990 to 1999 11 159 A 22.7 B
2000 or later 16 875 B 26.9 B
2000 to 2004 8 925 C 11.6 C
2005 or later 7 950 C 15.3 C
British Columbia Total 61 438 A 86.2 A
Before 1920 3 104 C 5.4 C
1920 to 1959 10 554 B F
1960 to 1969 7 738 C 11.3 C
1970 to 1979 10 703 A 17.3 B
1980 to 1989 12 049 B 13.1 C
1990 to 1999 10 628 B 16.2 B
2000 or later 6 660 B 13.7 B
2000 to 2004 F 3.4 C
2005 or later F 10.3 C
Canada Total 482 266 A 765.9 A
Before 1920 46 951 A 54.0 A
1920 to 1959 83 521 A 91.1 A
1960 to 1969 67 758 A 126.1 A
1970 to 1979 75 107 A 158.6 A
1980 to 1989 91 404 A 116.2 A
1990 to 1999 58 106 A 105.3 A
2000 or later 59 418 A 114.6 A
2000 to 2004 29 316 A 55.3 A
2005 or later 30 102 A 59.4 B

Note:

Due to rounding, numbers may not add up to the total shown, and some numbers may differ from one table to the next.

Legend:

Quality indicators (Q.I.) classify each estimate according to its quality as follows: A–Excellent, B–Good, C–Acceptable, D–Use with caution, F–Too unreliable to be published and X–suppressed due to confidentiality.