Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2016, GWh (Corrected on 1 February 2018)

Corrected on 2 February 2018. 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 15 123 44 2 71 3 801 407 5 441 19 594 22 514 66 997
Heating of spaces 12 837 29 2 52 3 104 244 4 592 14 293 10 539 45 692
Residential buildings proper, total 11 480 29 2 52 3 061 243 4 421 14 290 9 674 43 252
- Detached houses 11 299 25 2 .. 2 529 66 3 897 1 907 7 648 27 373
- Terraced houses 135 1 .. .. 117 55 469 2 265 1 166 4 208
- Blocks of flats 46 3 .. 52 415 122 55 10 118 860 11 671
Free-time residential buildings 1 357 0 0 .. 43 1 171 3 865 2 440
Household appliances .. .. .. .. .. 101 .. .. 8 194 8 295
- Lighting .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 770 1 770
- Cooking .. .. .. .. .. 101 .. .. 580 681
- Other electrical equipment .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5 844 5 844
Heating of saunas 1 829 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 220 3 049
Heating of domestic water 457 15 0 19 697 62 849 5 301 2 561 9 961
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 2016, Statistics Finland

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Updated 17.11.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2016, Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2016, GWh (Corrected on 1 February 2018) . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 19.5.2019].
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