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Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2017, GWh

Data Energy source
  Wood Peat Coal Heavy fuel oil Light fuel oil Natural gas 1) Ambient energy 2) District heat Electricity 3) Total
Housing, total 14,812 41 2 32 3,569 392 5,815 19,310 22,513 66,486
Heating of spaces 12,539 27 2 22 2,922 239 4,989 13,882 10,727 45,349
Residential buildings proper, total 11,171 27 2 22 2,880 238 4,814 13,879 9,843 42,876
- Detached houses 11,004 23 2 0 2,492 62 4,240 1,884 7,797 27,504
- Terraced houses 122 1 0 0 95 55 505 2,225 1,124 4,127
- Blocks of flats 45 3 0 22 293 121 69 9,770 922 11,245
Free-time residential buildings 1,368 0 0 0 42 1 175 3 884 2,473
Household appliances .. .. .. .. .. 92 .. .. 8,034 8,126
- Lighting .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1,633 1,633
- Cooking .. .. .. .. .. 92 .. .. 581 673
- Other electrical equipment .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 5,820 5,820
Heating of saunas 1,835 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1,222 3,057
Heating of domestic water 438 14 0 10 647 61 826 5,428 2,530 9,954
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 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 2017, Statistics Finland

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Updated 22.11.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2017, Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2017, GWh . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 4.12.2022].
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