12.2 - LIGHTING USE - INCANDESCENT
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households that turn on an incandescent light bulb (excluding small bulbs and night lights) for three or more hours during an average day
Yes 6,443,953 A 462,683 A 1,321,151 A 2,387,098 A
No 6,441,029 A 462,367 A 1,928,640 A 2,357,887 A
Don't know 503,528 A 34,778 M U 238,329 M
Not stated 210,611 M U U 80,164 M
Number of incandescent light bulbs turned on for three or more hours
1 to 2 bulbs 2,059,169 A 116,698 A 476,307 A 830,818 A
3 to 5 bulbs 1,886,377 A 130,860 A 514,651 A 662,273 A
6 to 10 bulbs 853,663 A 68,763 A 152,769 M 303,789 A
More than 10 bulbs 262,998 M U U 83,450 M
Don't know 1,057,661 A 94,468 A 114,459 M 377,253 A
Not stated 1,038,225 A 92,116 A 166,517 M 448,008 A
Typical wattage of incandescent light bulbs turned on for three or more hours
Less than 60 watts 1,319,204 A 100,415 A 329,762 A 507,199 A
60 watts 3,172,567 A 254,204 A 674,301 A 1,151,550 A
61 to 100 watts 737,422 A 32,833 M 143,643 M 239,793 A
More than 100 watts 69,820 M U U U
Don't know 1,108,052 A 72,186 A 158,553 M 449,205 A
Not stated 751,028 A 56,232 M 125,696 M 336,186 A
Hours incandescent light bulbs are turned on during an average day in the winter
Less than 3 hours
3 to 5 hours 1,654,049 A 107,601 A 366,690 A 628,578 A
6 to 9 hours 2,641,887 A 190,770 A 599,504 A 885,432 A
More than 9 hours 989,261 A 68,696 A 131,878 M 366,884 A
Don't know 1,088,383 A 81,475 M 211,901 M 477,056 A
Not stated 784,512 A 68,995 A 147,602 M 347,641 A
Hours incandescent light bulbs are turned on during an average day in the summer
Less than 3 hours 1,689,124 A 119,561 A 344,183 A 566,338 A
3 to 5 hours 2,765,976 A 192,051 A 650,189 A 1,006,456 A
6 to 9 hours 570,962 A 37,452 M 78,443 M 216,502 A
More than 9 hours 219,589 M U U 85,749 M
Don't know 1,121,778 A 89,232 M 203,663 M 484,998 A
Not stated 698,884 A 56,782 M 118,772 M 319,502 A

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