Number of households by region Number of households by type of dwelling1
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Single detached houses
Wood/wood pellets used by the household for heating
Yes 57,175 M 114,208 M 135,612 M 1,587,360 A
No 785,384 A 1,261,528 A 1,490,327 A 6,091,399 A
Not stated 46,713 M 73,017 M 205,558 M 551,838 A
Wood burned (full cords)
1 cord or less U U U 297,650 A
1.1 to 2 cords U U U 172,242 A
2.1 to 3 cords U U U 160,914 M
3.1 to 5.9 cords U U U 286,394 A
6 cords or more U U U 233,743 A
Don't know U U U 292,398 M
Not stated 47,956 M 94,718 M 210,086 M 695,856 A
Type of wood burned
Hard wood U U U 743,815 A
Soft wood 28,083 M U 76,392 M 552,858 A
Hard and soft (mixed) U U U 157,916 A
Don't know U U U 91,542 M
Not stated U U U U


1 Does not include the "Don't know/not stated" category.


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


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


2011 Survey of Household Energy Use