Appendix table 3. Number of buildings by heating fuel 1970-2016

Fuel Year
  1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2016
Buildings total 837 948 934 845 1 162 410 1 299 624 1 446 096 1 512 241
District- /localheat .. 48 538 105 608 130 946 164 721 183 776
Oil, gas 320 171 347 498 306 750 320 934 322 279 315 535
Coal, coke 24 328 11 794 8 753 7 986 6 983 6 722
Electricity 41 872 178 707 357 743 455 752 554 368 581 246
Wood, peat 429 467 327 230 321 342 292 763 277 553 278 479
Ground heat .. .. .. 3 397 21 667 50 939
Other, unknown 1) 22 111 20 578 62 214 87 846 98 525 95 544 1)
% 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0
District- /localheat .. 5,2 9,1 10,1 11,4 12.2
Oil, gas 38,2 37,2 26,4 24,7 22,3 20.9
Coal, coke 2,9 1,3 0,8 0,6 0,5 0.4
Electricity 5,0 19,1 30,8 35,1 38,3 38.4
Wood, peat 51,3 35,0 27,6 22,5 19,2 18.4
Ground heat .. .. .. 0,3 1,5 3.4
Other, unknown 1) 2,6 2,2 5,4 6,7 6,8 6.3
1) Half of the buildings in the class 'Other, unknown' have no fixed heating installation.

Source: Buildings and Free-time Residences, Statistics Finland

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Updated 24.5.2017

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Buildings and free-time residences [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6796. 2016, Appendix table 3. Number of buildings by heating fuel 1970-2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 8.12.2019].
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