Table 4-1
Average household energy use, by household and dwelling characteristics, 2011 — Household size

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Average household energy use, by household and dwelling characteristics, 2011 — Household size
Table summary
This table displays the average household energy use by household size for 2011. The row headers are comprised of the Canada total and each province. The column headers are comprised of the number of members in the household and a total for 'All households.' The unit of measure is gigajoules per household and gigajoules per m2 of heated space.
  Household members All households
One Two Three Four Five or more
  gigajoules per household
Canada 72 106 111 127 149 105
Newfoundland and Labrador 91 113 129 112 F 111
Prince Edward Island 92 130 150 E 168 F 142
Nova Scotia 80 109 109 103 F 101
New Brunswick 65 97 104 E 96 127 92
Quebec 61 103 106 120 136 95
Ontario 72 104 103 137 155 107
Manitoba 65 95 113 129 135 98
Saskatchewan 78 115 124 130 154 110
Alberta 98 125 147 148 164 130
British Columbia 78 98 111 108 141 99
Average household energy use, by household and dwelling characteristics, 2011 — Household size (continued)
  Household members All households
One Two Three Four Five or more
  gigajoules per m 2 of heated area
Canada 0.68 0.83 0.81 0.78 0.84 0.79
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.77 0.84 0.85 0.68 F 0.80
Prince Edward Island 0.79 E 0.71 E 0.94 E 1.00 F 0.87
Nova Scotia 0.66 0.86 0.71 0.66 F 0.74
New Brunswick 0.57 0.74 0.79 0.76 0.78 0.72
Quebec 0.60 0.94 0.92 0.85 0.98 0.84
Ontario 0.68 0.76 0.70 0.75 0.77 0.74
Manitoba 0.74 0.90 0.93 0.97 0.92 0.89
Saskatchewan 0.77 0.97 0.91 E 1.16 1.09 0.95
Alberta 0.96 0.99 1.10 0.96 1.02 1.00
British Columbia 0.65 0.68 0.79 0.62 0.71 0.67
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division.
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