Table 4-2
Average household energy use, by household and dwelling characteristics, 2011 — Size of heated area

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Average household energy use, by household and dwelling characteristics, 2011 — Size of heated area
Table summary
This table displays the average household energy use by size of heated area for 2011. The row headers are comprised of the Canada total and each province. The column headers are comprised of the size of the heated area in square metres (and the equivalent square feet) and a category for 'All households.' The unit of measure is gigajoules per household and gigajoules per m2 of heated space. There is a note for this table which reads 'The heated area of a dwelling excludes basements and garages.'
  55 square metres or less and  600 square feet or less 56 to 95 square metres and 601   to 1,000  square feet 96 to 140 square metres and 1,001  to 1,500  square feet 141 to 185 square metres and 1,501  to 2,000  square feet 186 to 230 square metres and 2,001  to 2,500  square feet 231 square metres or more   and 2,501  square feet or more All households
  gigajoules per household
Canada 52 70 108 122 147 161 105
Newfoundland and Labrador F 84 108 116 125 188 111
Prince Edward Island F 90 116 172 E F F 142
Nova Scotia F 82 100 109 156 124 101
New Brunswick 64 E 72 84 110 126 151 92
Quebec 57 74 105 133 127 129 95
Ontario 39 59 103 117 156 171 107
Manitoba 45 E 70 119 128 138 F 98
Saskatchewan F 91 118 131 119 E F 110
Alberta 75 88 129 158 164 204 130
British Columbia F 64 109 102 134 136 99
Average household energy use, by household and dwelling characteristics, 2011 — Size of heated area (continued)
  55 square metres or less and  600 square feet or less 56 to 95 square metres and 601  to 1,000  square feet 96 to 140 square metres and 1,001  to 1,500  square feet 141 to 185 square metres and 1,501  to 2,000  square feet 186 to 230 square metres and 2,001  to 2,500  square feet 231 square metres or more and 2,501  square feet or more All households
  gigajoules per m 2 of heated area
Canada 1.09 0.86 0.94 0.75 0.69 0.55 0.79
Newfoundland and Labrador F 1.02 0.94 0.69 0.60 0.67 0.80
Prince Edward Island F 1.07 0.97 1.03 F F 0.87
Nova Scotia F 0.96 0.88 0.65 0.73 0.41 0.74
New Brunswick 1.40 E 0.88 0.70 0.67 0.59 0.53 0.72
Quebec 1.25 0.90 0.93 0.83 0.62 0.41 0.84
Ontario 0.78 0.74 0.88 0.72 0.72 0.59 0.74
Manitoba 1.03 E 0.85 1.05 0.77 0.68 F 0.89
Saskatchewan F 1.05 1.04 0.81 0.58 E F 0.95
Alberta 1.83 1.07 1.13 0.97 0.78 0.74 1.00
British Columbia F 0.79 0.90 0.62 0.62 0.46 0.67
Note(s):
The heated area of a dwelling excludes basements and garages.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division.
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