Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2013, GWh

  Wood Peat Coal Heavy
fuel
oil
Light fuel
oil
Natural
gas
Ambient
energy 1)
District heat Electricity 2) Total
Housing, total 14,502 49 3 87 4,357 346 4,262 18,311 21,510 63,427
Heating of residential buildings 14,502 49 3 87 4,357 336 4,262 18,311 13,233 55,140
Residential buildings proper, total 12,810 48 3 87 4,305 335 4,145 18,309 12,461 52,503
- Detached houses 12,571 42 3 - 3,432 99 3,757 2,053 9,536 31,493
- Terraced houses 149 1 - - 278 77 358 2,884 1,791 5,538
- Blocks of flats 90 5 - 87 595 159 30 13,372 1,134 15,472
Free-time residential buildings 1,692 1 0 - 52 1 117 2 772 2,637
Household appliances - - - - - 10 - - 8,277 8,287
- Lighting - - - - - - - - 2,115 2,115
- Cooking - - - - - 10 - - 585 595
- Other electrical equipment - - - - - - - - 5,577 5,577
Of heating of residential buildings
- Heating of saunas 1,787 - - - - - - - 1,116 2,903
- Heating of domestic water 470 16 1 25 871 70 610 5,073 2,591 9,727
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 2013, Statistics Finland

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Updated 14.11.2014

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2013, Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2013, GWh . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 24.5.2019].
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