12.1 - LIGHT BULBS
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with incandescent light bulbs
Yes 8,553,840 A 549,206 A 2,169,725 A 3,203,025 A
No 1,113,624 A 112,277 A 227,145 M 419,309 A
Don't know 1,732,547 A 105,292 A 293,050 M 707,352 A
Not stated 2,199,111 A 213,130 A 696,295 A 733,793 A
Number of incandescent light bulbs
1 to 5 bulbs 1,944,515 A 138,533 A 488,412 A 721,845 A
6 to 10 bulbs 2,611,495 A 165,753 A 697,912 A 1,011,407 A
11 to 20 bulbs 2,146,664 A 129,393 A 543,967 A 841,374 A
More than 20 bulbs 1,851,165 A 115,527 A 439,435 A 628,399 A
Don't know 1,732,547 A 105,292 A 293,050 M 707,352 A
Not stated 2,199,111 A 213,130 A 696,295 A 733,793 A
Households with any energy saving lights
Yes 11,725,855 A 838,254 A 2,879,949 A 4,574,606 A
No 1,000,405 A 101,564 A 342,403 A 285,909 M
Don't know U U U
Not stated 823,791 A U U 174,237 M
Households with compact fluorescent light bulbs
Yes 11,259,329 A 795,298 A 2,704,888 A 4,301,640 A
No 2,098,722 A 171,624 A 612,289 A 701,706 A
Don't know U U
Not stated 233,343 M U U U
Number of compact fluorescent light bulbs
1 to 5 bulbs 2,391,583 A 121,953 A 667,580 A 814,213 A
6 to 10 bulbs 1,909,036 A 99,189 A 466,457 A 741,621 A
11 to 20 bulbs 1,954,429 A 158,056 A 335,563 A 857,840 A
More than 20 bulbs 802,225 A 87,959 A 101,825 M 356,485 A
Don't know 1,470,654 A 109,353 A 247,394 M 655,007 A
Not stated 2,972,472 A 231,771 A 955,107 A 936,609 A
Households with halogen light bulbs
Yes 10,486,300 A 658,599 A 2,791,034 A 3,802,908 A
No 2,967,441 A 304,620 A 564,982 A 1,211,094 A
Don't know U U
Not stated 140,347 M U U U
Number of halogen light bulbs
1 to 5 bulbs 2,896,090 A 172,140 A 668,689 A 983,863 A
6 to 10 bulbs 1,708,204 A 85,953 A 537,773 A 594,928 A
11 to 20 bulbs 1,384,274 A 37,506 M 381,115 A 535,050 A
More than 20 bulbs 647,972 A U 200,179 A 297,379 M
Don't know 1,294,078 A 81,625 M 237,376 M 558,359 A
Not stated 2,701,062 A 284,182 A 796,101 A 882,806 A
Households with fluorescent tubes
Yes 10,414,241 A 721,437 A 2,707,061 A 3,919,776 A
No 2,950,687 A 245,808 A 670,659 A 1,092,101 A
Don't know U U
Not stated 227,689 M U U U
Number of fluorescent tubes
1 to 5 bulbs 4,007,340 A 278,346 A 1,066,744 A 1,550,663 A
6 to 10 bulbs 1,593,187 A 63,837 A 447,666 A 602,513 A
11 to 20 bulbs 545,456 A 45,917 M 123,845 M 223,843 A
More than 20 bulbs 164,538 A U U 56,558 M
Don't know 1,240,128 A 77,125 M 196,210 M 562,898 A
Not stated 3,097,785 A 255,704 A 874,544 A 974,902 A
Households with LED holiday lights
Yes 4,555,382 A 404,820 A 1,046,029 A 1,792,001 A
No 8,170,879 A 534,997 A 2,176,323 A 3,068,513 A
Don't know U U U
Not stated 823,791 A U U 174,237 M
Households with other types of LED lights
Yes 1,540,648 A 75,215 A 310,785 A 621,901 A
No 11,185,613 A 864,603 A 2,911,568 A 4,238,614 A
Don't know U U U
Not stated 823,791 A U U 174,237 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