8.2 - DWELLING TEMPERATURE (OC)
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Dwelling temperature when there and awake during the winter
Thermostat turned off U U U U
17 degrees or less 485,399 A 90,748 M U 103,853 M
18 degrees 684,903 A 64,323 A 118,328 M 165,661 A
19 degrees 560,896 A 45,651 M 130,964 M 207,171 M
20 degrees 3,036,519 A 269,362 A 740,429 A 1,041,081 A
21 degrees 3,171,847 A 183,207 A 731,493 A 1,344,852 A
22 degrees 2,256,416 A 97,084 A 724,638 A 869,099 A
23 degrees or more 1,354,535 A 95,561 A 484,367 A 503,563 A
Don't know 276,120 M U U U
Not stated 780,424 A U U 172,036 M
Dwelling temperature when asleep during the winter
Thermostat turned off 445,139 A 33,994 M U U
17 degrees or less 2,756,178 A 362,978 A 655,446 A 716,919 A
18 degrees 2,263,555 A 126,359 A 730,687 A 727,188 A
19 degrees 1,281,677 A 51,785 M 309,422 A 562,771 A
20 degrees 2,020,995 A 155,068 A 528,025 A 822,142 A
21 degrees 1,299,425 A 62,075 A 269,790 A 637,551 A
22 degrees 824,738 A 22,574 M 209,006 A 341,887 A
23 degrees or more 543,544 A 27,291 M 185,402 M 199,064 M
Don't know 435,214 A 44,067 M U 240,457 M
Not stated 780,424 A U U 172,036 M
Dwelling temperature when there and awake during the summer
Thermostat turned off 471,457 A U 112,320 M 189,123 M
17 degrees or less 205,098 M U U U
18 degrees 244,492 M U U U
19 degrees 120,835 M U U 65,042 M
20 degrees 602,917 A 22,878 M 186,204 M 263,023 M
21 degrees 801,550 A 33,168 M 180,323 M 376,005 A
22 degrees 884,427 A U 234,599 A 482,633 A
23 degrees or more 2,582,958 A U 489,176 A 1,593,054 A
Don't know 692,346 A 53,627 M 193,437 M 350,189 A
Not stated 769,077 A U U 172,036 M
Dwelling temperature when asleep during the summer
Thermostat turned off 1,691,297 A 80,758 A 466,077 A 589,934 A
17 degrees or less 250,905 M U U U
18 degrees 219,639 M U U 105,201 M
19 degrees 234,341 M U U 76,580 M
20 degrees 548,540 A U 159,285 M 290,168 A
21 degrees 552,319 A U 120,549 M 334,838 A
22 degrees 623,386 A U 155,792 M 364,536 A
23 degrees or more 1,885,062 A U 376,448 A 1,284,938 A
Don't know 600,591 A 41,363 M U 366,074 M
Not stated 769,077 A U U 172,036 M
Dwelling temperature when not at home during the summer
Thermostat turned off 3,336,569 A 149,366 A 1,059,786 A 1,372,698 A
17 degrees or less 114,503 M U U U
18 degrees 148,342 M U U 110,747 M
19 degrees U U U U
20 degrees 266,570 A U U 115,944 M
21 degrees 278,967 A U U 152,178 M
22 degrees 369,950 A U 102,126 M 207,100 A
23 degrees or more 1,618,003 A U 218,771 M 1,184,060 A
Don't know 333,909 M U U 227,294 M
Not stated 772,393 A U U 175,352 M

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