Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2011, GWh

  Wood   Peat    Coal    Heavy fuel
oil
Light fuel
oil
Natural gas Ambient
energy 1)
District heat Electricity 2) Total
Housing, total 14,116 98 4 87 4,758 371 3,173 17,313 21,964 61,884
Heating of residential buildings 14,116 98 4 87 4,758 361 3,173 17,313 11,953 51,863
Residential buildings proper, total 12,442 97 4 87 4,714 360 3,062 17,311 11,198 49,275
- Detached houses 12,228 91 4 3,699 124 2,902 1,764 8,392 29,204
- Terraced houses 124 1 383 75 149 2,793 1,725 5,250
- Bocks of flats 90 5 87 632 161 11 12,754 1,081 14,821
Free-time residential buildings 1,674 1 0 44 1 111 2 755 2,588
Household appliances 10 10,011 10,021
- Lighting 3,570 3,570
- Cooking 10 726 736
- Other electrical equipment 5,715 5,715
Of heating of residential buildings
- Heating of saunas 1,778 977 2,755
- Heating of domestic water 470 17 1 25 1,008 73 430 4,906 2,650 9,580
Explanation of symbols:
0 = Magnitude less than half of unit employed
– = Magnitude zero
1) 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 of heating.
2) Electrical heating of residential buildings includes direct electrical heating, electric storage heating, additional heating and floor heating by electricity, electricity used by heat pumps, heating of domestic water by electricity, electric sauna stoves and electricity consumed by heating systems and heat distribution equipment.

Source: Energy consumption in households 2011, Statistics Finland

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Updated 16.11.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2011, Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2011, GWh . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2019].
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