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Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2012, GWh

  Wood Peat Coal Heavy
fuel
oil
Light fuel
oil
Natural
gas
Ambient
energy 1)
District heat Electricity 2) Total
Housing, total 15,462 57 5 96 4,951 387 4,138 19,346 22,240 66,682
Heating of residential buildings 15,462 57 5 96 4,951 377 4,138 19,346 14,168 58,600
Residential buildings proper, total 13,646 56 4 96 4,903 376 4,011 19,344 13,369 55,805
- Detached houses 13,414 50 4 3,882 115 3,760 2,187 10,312 33,724
- Terraced houses 136 1 331 84 239 3,070 1,912 5,773
- Blocks of flats 96 5 96 690 177 12 14,087 1,145 16,308
Free-time residential buildings 1,816 1 1 48 1 127 2 799 2,795
Household appliances 10 8,072 8,082
- Lighting 2,538 2,538
- Cooking 10 684 694
- Other electrical equipment 4,850 4,850
Of heating of residential buildings
- Heating of saunas 1,778 1,117 2,895
- Heating of domestic water 473 16 1 25 915 72 522 5,009 2,625 9,658
Explanation of symbols:
– = Magnitude zero
0 = Magnitude less than half of unit employed
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 2012, Statistics Finland

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Updated 13.11.2013

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2012, Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2012, GWh . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2022].
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