Table 4-5
Average household energy use, by household and dwelling characteristics, 2007 — Dwelling construction period

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Dwelling construction period: Part 1
  Before  1946 Between  1946 and 1960 Between   1961 and 1977 Between   1978 and 1995 After  1996 Not stated All households
  gigajoules per household
Canada 124 102 100 111 108 76 106
Newfoundland and Labrador 148 E 101 121 108 100 F 116
Prince Edward Island 157 E F 109 117 130 F 123
Nova Scotia 138 106 108 121 104 F 116
New Brunswick 109 97 E 125 129 93 F 113
Quebec 114 87 94 102 88 55 E 94
Ontario 127 102 100 111 107 92 107
Manitoba 130 107 101 118 113 F 106
Saskatchewan 138 123 127 128 118 F 126
Alberta 138 120 120 138 134 F 129
British Columbia 116 116 85 98 102 72 98
Dwelling construction period: Part 2
  Before  1946 Between  1946 and 1960 Between  1961 and 1977 Between  1978 and 1995 After  1996 Not stated All households
  gigajoules per m 2 of heated area
Canada 0.95 0.90 0.86 0.81 0.73 0.69 0.83
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.24 E 0.80 0.96 0.76 0.70 F 0.88
Prince Edward Island 1.25 E F 0.85 0.90 0.80 F 0.91
Nova Scotia 0.99 0.91 0.88 0.89 0.64 F 0.87
New Brunswick 0.81 0.82 0.99 1.01 0.65 F 0.89
Quebec 0.97 0.88 0.89 0.86 0.73 0.52 0.84
Ontario 0.91 0.88 0.82 0.76 0.67 0.81 0.79
Manitoba 1.16 1.05 1.00 0.93 0.92 F 0.97
Saskatchewan 1.18 1.28 1.19 1.05 0.91 F 1.11
Alberta 1.00 1.14 1.02 1.01 0.92 F 0.98
British Columbia 0.82 0.79 0.69 0.66 0.63 0.56 0.69
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Households and the Environment Survey: Energy Use, 2007, Catalogue no. 11-526-S.