Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2019, GWh

  Wood Peat Coal Heavy fuel oil Light fuel oil Natural gas 1) Ambient energy 2) District heat Electricity 3) Total
Housing, total 14 304 42 1 11 2 948 381 6 231 18 517 22 545 64 980
Heating of spaces 12 041 29 1 8 2 365 243 5 331 12 951 10 401 43 370
Residential buildings proper, total 10 724 28 1 8 2 319 242 5 067 12 947 9 584 40 920
- Detached houses 10 538 25 1 .. 2 028 83 4 452 1 719 7 448 26 294
- Terraced houses 146 1 .. .. 97 40 482 2 017 1 178 3 956
- Blocks of flats 40 2 .. 8 194 119 133 9 211 963 10 670
Free-time residential buildings 1 317 1 0 .. 46 1 264 4 817 2 450
Household appliances .. .. .. .. .. 80 .. .. 8 439 8 519
- Lighting .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 558 1 558
- Cooking .. .. .. .. .. 80 .. .. 600 680
- Other electrical equipment .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 6 281 6 281
Heating of saunas 1 841 .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 1 228 3 069
Heating of domestic water 422 13 0 3 583 58 900 5 566 2 477 10 022
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 2019, Statistics Finland

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Updated 19.11.2020

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2019, Appendix table 2. Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2019, GWh . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 17.10.2021].
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