3.1 - TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION
  Gigajoules (GJ) of energy consumed by region Gigajoules (GJ) of energy consumed by type of dwelling1
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Single detached houses
Total energy consumption 93,721,370 A 190,218,226 A 166,792,815 A 1,102,766,918 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 71,945,994 A 150,147,739 A 115,712,259 A    
Double/row house U 14,577,756 M 21,436,723 M    
Low-rise apartment 5,568,788 M U 12,891,036 M    
High-rise apartment U U U    
Mobile home U U U    
Don't know/not stated U U U    
Dwelling construction date
Before 1950 14,114,665 A U 13,967,414 M 149,305,576 A
1950 – 1969 23,621,646 A 38,021,176 A 24,537,152 M 216,986,043 A
1970 – 1979 17,510,499 A 41,943,543 A 24,469,307 M 225,962,429 A
1980 – 1989 15,650,893 A 20,271,972 M 32,899,464 M 196,694,360 A
1990 – 1999 8,079,207 M 35,783,935 A 33,406,278 M 144,256,578 A
2000 – 2011 14,744,459 M 40,394,349 A 37,513,201 M 169,561,932 A
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) U U U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 9,683,532 M 15,574,942 M 25,609,678 M 24,634,093 A
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 10,484,023 M 20,697,276 M 24,744,452 M 85,392,263 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 18,682,162 A 24,546,671 M 30,965,535 M 200,601,320 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 22,595,037 A 45,939,127 A 25,446,736 M 253,400,251 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 29,688,496 A 81,605,130 A 54,124,460 A 530,085,755 A
Occupation mode
Own 82,166,860 A 170,949,147 A 146,720,767 A 1,051,161,669 A
Rent 11,554,509 A 19,269,079 M 20,072,047 A 51,605,248 M
Number of people in the household
1 member 16,959,763 A 29,127,220 A 29,012,991 A 131,078,148 A
2 members 33,240,436 A 56,962,591 A 54,966,698 A 356,786,588 A
3 members 13,731,977 A 35,369,915 A 21,691,746 M 197,163,855 A
4 or more members 25,141,529 A 49,886,864 A 47,269,471 A 365,985,520 A
Not stated U U U 51,752,806 A
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members U U U U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 6,963,513 M 11,405,465 M U 45,221,551 A
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 19,375,961 A 38,393,024 A 35,959,443 A 218,972,835 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 14,952,396 A 23,372,061 M 21,898,412 A 127,103,773 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 15,803,753 A 32,482,181 A 30,847,199 M 202,149,663 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 10,227,948 M 19,593,329 M 25,318,752 M 154,264,890 A
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 6,813,553 M U U 62,984,587 A
Other compositions 13,492,355 A 36,734,619 A 19,526,957 M 239,048,481 A
Not stated U U U 51,752,806 A
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes U 6,174,707 M 20,576,104 M
No 7,069,668 M U 6,614,262 M
Valid skip 72,489,063 A 152,255,423 A 118,054,441 A 1,051,454,281 A
Don't know U
Not stated 8,938,894 M 24,218,039 M 20,659,321 M 51,312,636 A
Household income
Less than $20,000 5,351,923 M U U 26,615,571 A
$20,000 to less than $40,000 10,412,791 A 14,164,198 M 20,585,318 M 99,045,750 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 14,098,215 A 13,315,953 M 18,638,922 M 130,755,430 A
$60,000 to less than $80,000 10,202,591 A 16,411,274 M 17,629,970 M 131,718,384 A
$80,000 to less than $100,000 9,814,528 A 13,499,683 M 29,698,614 M 109,376,080 A
$100,000 to less than $150,000 15,159,482 A 33,671,994 A 27,554,639 M 185,885,436 A
$150,000 and over 11,324,635 M 44,646,920 A 13,947,041 M 163,569,231 A
Not stated 17,357,205 A 50,488,408 A 36,377,285 A 255,801,036 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 5,345,057 M U U 51,207,124 M
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 14,412,576 A 17,848,763 M 25,275,959 M 123,090,602 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 23,224,871 A 36,374,332 A 25,957,209 A 268,885,048 A
University 43,931,244 A 111,208,669 A 97,724,411 A 594,327,054 A
Not stated 6,807,623 M 21,990,064 M U 65,257,090 A

Footnotes:

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

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