Canada at a Glance, Environment edition
Energy

Table 5
Industrial and household energy use
Table summary
This table displays the results of Industrial and household energy use 2009, 2014 and 2009 to 2014, calculated using terajoules and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
2009 2014 2009 to 2014
terajoules % change
Total, industries and households 10 904 942 11 888 438 9.0
Households 2 653 913 2 855 398 7.6
Industries 8 251 028 9 033 040 9.5
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 250 724 316 079 26.1
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 1 673 635 2 190 485 30.9
Utilities 1 480 293 1 352 203 -8.7
Construction 100 865 112 045 11.1
Manufacturing 2 258 783 2 417 065 7.0
Wholesale trade 168 714 181 261 7.4
Retail trade 140 655 149 104 6.0
Transportation and warehousing 877 617 1 032 952 17.7
Information and cultural industries 37 259 32 015 -14.1
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental and leasing and holding companies 380 143 369 419 -2.8
Professional, scientific and technical services 46 333 43 428 -6.3
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 94 079 75 518 -19.7
Educational services 6 356 6 971 9.7
Health care and social assistance 52 334 55 954 6.9
Arts, entertainment and recreation 14 946 13 844 -7.4
Accommodation and food services 55 822 58 148 4.2
Non-profit institutions serving households 102 544 105 802 3.2
Government servicesTable 5 Note 1 440 278 453 546 3.0
Other services 69 649 67 195 -3.5

Chart 5 Energy use by final demand, 2013

Data table for Chart 5
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 5 % (appearing as column headers).
  %
Government net current expenditure 6.4
International exports 36.5
Consumption expenditure of non-profit institutions serving households 1.0
Personal expenditure (households) 46.1
Machinery and equipment, construction and inventories 10.1

Chart 6 Household energy consumption, by province

Data table for Chart 6
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 6. The information is grouped by Province (appearing as row headers), 2011 and 2013, calculated using gigajoules per household units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Province 2011 2013
gigajoules per household
B.C. 93.2 92.1
Alta. 119.2 137.1
Sask. 104.4 118.6
Man. 100.8 117.7
Ont. 101.9 100.2
Que. 72.4 78.0
N.B. 67.1 76.5
N.S. 70.8 83.7
P.E.I. 87.1 101.6
N.L. 87.9 85.0
Canada 93.3 97.5
Table 6
Households' use of energy-saving lights
Table summary
This table displays the results of Households' use of energy-saving lights. The information is grouped by (appearing as row headers), 2007, 2011 and 2015, calculated using % of households units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2007 2011 2015
% of households
Compact fluorescent lights 69 76 68
Fluorescent tubes 46 40 39
Halogen lights 35 34 35
Light-emitting diode lights Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 9 30
At least one type of energy-saving light 86 89 90
No energy-saving lights 14 11 9

Chart 7 Households that lowered the temperature when asleep in winter, by province, 2015

Data table for Chart 7
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 7. The information is grouped by Province (appearing as row headers), % of households that had a thermostat
(appearing as column headers).
Province % of households that had a thermostat
Canada 57
N.L. 63
P.E.I. 62
N.S. 58
N.B. 62
Que. 62
Ont. 53
Man. 46
Sask. 64
Alta. 56
B.C. 60

Chart 8 Number and average energy intensity of arenas, by region

Data table for Chart 8
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 8 Atlantic provinces, Quebec, Ontario, Prairies and British Columbia and the territories (appearing as column headers).
  Atlantic provinces Quebec Ontario Prairies British Columbia and the territories
Average energy intensity 0.97 1.47 1.64 1.44 1.30
Number of arenas 219 373 710 675 205
Table 7
Energy intensity, by building type
Table summary
This table displays the results of Energy intensity, by building type, calculated using gigajoules per square metre units of measure (appearing as column headers).
2014
gigajoules per square metre
All building types 1.14
Hospitals 2.45
Food and beverage stores (excluding restaurants and bars) 1.88
Assisted daily care facilities and residential care facilities 1.30
Medical office buildings 1.28
Hotels, motels and lodges 1.24
Other buildings (other activities or functions) 1.19
Non-medical office buildings 1.12
Retail stores (excuding food stores) 1.12
Primary and secondary schools 0.88
Warehouses 0.82

Chart 9 Net sales of gasoline

Data table for Chart 9
Data table for Chart 9
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 9. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), billions of litres (appearing as column headers).
Year billions of litres
1993 32.563
1994 33.297
1995 33.493
1996 33.873
1997 34.830
1998 35.311
1999 36.219
2000 36.375
2001 36.553
2002 37.950
2003 38.422
2004 38.912
2005 38.484
2006 38.654
2007 39.635
2008 39.149
2009 39.708
2010 40.101
2011 40.412
2012 40.444
2013 41.450
2014 41.418
2015 42.563

Chart 10 Turbo fuel consumed by major Canadian airlines

Data table for Chart 10
Data table for Chart 10
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 10. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Thousands of litres (appearing as column headers).
Year Thousands of litres
1984 3,251,763
1985 3,454,917
1986 3,579,171
1987 3,535,602
1988 3,867,214
1989 3,842,464
1990 3,583,581
1991 3,208,912
1992 3,157,922
1993 3,035,245
1994 3,055,616
1995 3,417,802
1996 3,349,814
1997 3,631,436
1998 3,855,178
1999 3,571,445
2000 3,871,274
2001 3,678,966
2002 3,453,486
2003 2,999,282
2004 3,660,671
2005 3,855,953
2006 3,980,077
2007 4,137,528
2008 4,178,965
2009 3,893,014
2010 4,328,366
2011 4,540,715
2012 4,647,021
2013 4,699,769
2014 4,907,146
2015 6,545,065
2016 6,989,608
Table 8
Average turbo fuel consumed by major Canadian airlines per hour of flight and per passenger
Table summary
This table displays the results of Average turbo fuel consumed by major Canadian airlines per hour of flight and per passenger. The information is grouped by (appearing as row headers), 1986, 1996, 2006 and 2016, calculated using thousands of litres, thousands and litres units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  1986 1996 2006 2016
thousands of litres
Total turbo fuel consumed 3 579 171 3 349 814 3 980 077 6 989 608
thousands
Hours flown 696 785 1,010 2,044
Passengers 23,188 23,164 33,439 73,488
litres
Average turbo fuel consumed per hour of flight 5 142 4 267 3 941 3 420
Average turbo fuel consumed per passenger 154 145 119 95

Chart 11 Production of marketable natural gas

Data table for Chart 11
Data table for Chart 11
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 11. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Billions of cubic metres (appearing as column headers).
Year Billions of cubic metres
1986 71.90
1987 78.24
1988 90.91
1989 96.52
1990 98.77
1991 105.25
1992 116.56
1993 128.82
1994 138.86
1995 148.21
1996 153.58
1997 156.17
1998 160.48
1999 162.22
2000 167.79
2001 171.35
2002 172.20
2003 166.46
2004 167.50
2005 170.74
2006 171.69
2007 165.46
2008 159.34
2009 147.60
2010 144.51
2011 144.45
2012 141.13
2013 141.40
2014 147.15
2015 149.11
2016 159.84

Chart 12 Coal production

Data table for Chart 12
Data table for Chart 12
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 12. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Kilotonnes (appearing as column headers).
Year Kilotonnes
1995 74,980.2
1996 75,879.4
1997 78,760.0
1998 75,268.1
1999 72,357.7
2000 69,104.3
2001 70,481.5
2002 66,998.2
2003 62,579.6
2004 66,206.4
2005 68,430.9
2006 67,410.8
2007 68,954.3
2008 68,395.8
2009 64,637.7
2010 67,973.7
2011 67,454.1
2012 67,258.8
2013 68,418.5
2014 67,343.9
2015 61,224.9
Table 9
Electric power generation, by energy source
Table summary
This table displays the results of Electric power generation. The information is grouped by (appearing as row headers), 2010, 2015 and 2010 to 2015, calculated using thousands of megawatt hours and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2010 2015 2010 to 2015
thousands of megawatt hours % change
Total, all types of electricity generation 588,017.0 631,682.0 7.4
Total, hydro, tidal, wind, solar and other generation 359,737.2 396,536.4 10.2
Hydraulic turbine 347,980.8 373,844.8 7.4
Tidal power turbine 27.7 12.8 -53.7
Wind power turbine 8,637.0 17,112.3 98.1
Solar 115.7 344.2 197.4
Other types of electricity generation 2,976.0 5,222.3 75.5
Total, thermal generation 228,279.8 235,145.6 3.0
Nuclear steam turbine 85,526.6 95,682.4 11.9
Electricity production from combustible fuelsTable 9 Note 1 142,753.2 139,463.2 -2.3

Chart 13 Crude oil production

Data table for Chart 13
Data table for Chart 13
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 13. The information is grouped by Year (appearing as row headers), Millions of cubic metres (appearing as column headers).
Year Millions of cubic metres
1986 85.37
1987 89.03
1988 93.65
1989 90.36
1990 90.00
1991 89.66
1992 93.05
1993 97.04
1994 101.38
1995 105.04
1996 107.36
1997 112.66
1998 117.08
1999 111.03
2000 116.36
2001 118.15
2002 126.88
2003 134.75
2004 139.29
2005 136.18
2006 143.79
2007 149.59
2008 148.41
2009 148.00
2010 156.72
2011 166.76
2012 180.69
2013 193.15
2014 206.99
2015 210.94
2016 209.56
 
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