4.1 - SIZE OF DWELLING
  Number of households by year of construction
1950 – 1969 1970 – 1979 1980 – 1989
Number 2,552,079 A 2,658,046 A 2,489,605 A
Heated area of dwelling (excluding garage)
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) 120,487 M 170,927 M 206,209 M
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 477,344 A 400,658 A 491,927 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 365,221 A 373,763 A 296,078 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 558,433 A 498,266 A 464,516 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 510,302 A 564,413 A 367,370 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 520,293 A 650,020 A 663,505 A
Number of storeys in dwelling
One storey 1,152,045 A 1,039,678 A 635,513 A
One and a half storeys 138,851 M 72,706 M 75,854 M
Two storeys 346,534 M 387,107 A 609,162 A
More than two storeys U U 58,855 M
Split level 118,565 M U 118,756 M
Other U U U
Don't know
Not stated 42,817 M 96,019 M U
Total heated area (excluding garage) 444,440,565 A 490,665,385 A 454,584,455 A
Heated area of dwelling (excluding garage)
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) 5,002,022 M 8,167,391 M 9,447,738 M
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 36,231,344 A 30,431,755 A 38,977,407 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 43,010,509 A 42,886,973 A 34,987,447 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 93,607,613 A 83,330,608 A 76,282,759 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 106,800,149 A 117,294,154 A 77,088,939 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 159,788,928 A 208,554,504 A 217,800,166 A
Number of storeys in dwelling
One storey 230,077,618 A 223,299,324 A 129,671,441 A
One and a half storeys 30,060,115 M 17,435,518 M 17,778,353 M
Two storeys 71,875,959 A 92,473,813 A 169,792,814 A
More than two storeys U U 15,103,189 M
Split level 27,446,604 M U 26,593,732 M
Other U U U
Don't know
Not stated U 19,585,583 M U

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Source:

2011 Survey of Household Energy Use