Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2015, GWh (Corrected on 8 December 2016)

Corrected on 8 December 2016. The corrections are indicated in red.
  Wood Peat Coal Heavy fuel oil Light fuel oil Natural gas 1) Ambient energy 2) District heat Electricity 3) Total
Housing, total 13 900 43 3 82 3 668 407 4 465 17 976 20 917 61 460
Heating of spaces 11 630 28 3 57 2 926 235 3 711 12 750 9 464 40 804
Residential buildings proper, total 10 441 28 2 57 2 887 235 3 566 12 748 8 796 38 760
- Detached houses 10 271 24 2 - 2 344 72 3 161 1 716 6 916 24 507
- Terraced houses 126 1 - - 153 53 373 2 057 1 053 3 816
- Blocks of flats 44 3 - 57 390 110 32 8 975 827 10 437
Free-time residential buildings 1 189 0 0 - 39 1 145 2 668 2 044
Household appliances - - - - - 107 - - 7 780 7 886
- Lighting - - - - - - - - 1 876 1 876
- Cooking - - - - - 107 - - 574 680
- Other electrical equipment - - - - - - - - 5 330 5 330
Heating of saunas 1 805 - - - - - - - 1 115 2 920
Heating of domestic water 465 15 1 25 742 65 754 5 226 2 558 9 850
1) Includes liquid gas.
2) Ambient energy refers to energy extracted with heat pumps from the environment (ground, air or water) for space heating. Electricity spent by heat pumps in heating and cooling use is included in electricity consumption.
3) Electrical heating of spaces includes direct electrical heating, electric storage heating, additional heating and floor heating by electricity, electricity used by heat pumps and electricity consumed by heating systems and heat distribution equipment.

Source: Energy consumption in households 2015, Statistics Finland

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Updated 18.11.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2015, Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2015, GWh (Corrected on 8 December 2016) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.9.2019].
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