Table 2
Type of main heating fuel used, by province, 2011

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Type of main heating fuel used, by province, 2011
Table summary
This table displays the percentage of main heating fuel used by province for 2011. The row headers are comprised of the Canada total and each province. The column headers are comprised of each type of heating fuel used and an 'Other' category. The unit of measure is percentage of households. The table has a note which reads 'Includes households whose main source of heat was supplied by the dwelling unit, who did not use a heat pump, or who used a heat pump that was not the main source of heat for their dwelling.'
  Electricity Natural gas Oil Wood and wood pellets Propane Other
  percent
Canada 39 50 7 6 1 E F
Newfoundland and Labrador 71 F 21 E 22 E F F
Prince Edward Island F F 76 32 E F F
Nova Scotia 29 F 54 26 F F
New Brunswick 66 F 13 23 F F
Quebec 85 E 8 E F F
Ontario 14 76 5 E E F
Manitoba 37 61 F F F F
Saskatchewan 11 E 87 F F F F
Alberta E 91 F F F F
British Columbia 39 55 E E F F
Note(s):
Includes households whose main source of heat was supplied by the dwelling unit, who did not use a heat pump, or who used a heat pump that was not the main source of heat for their dwelling.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division.
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