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Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2014, GWh

  Wood Peat Coal Heavy fuel oil Light fuel oil Natural gas 1) Ambient energy 2) District heat Electricity 3) Total
Housing, total 14 723 46 3 85 4 130 435 4 652 18 190 21 356 63 619
Heating of residential buildings 14 723 46 3 85 4 130 323 4 652 18 190 13 424 55 576
Residential buildings proper, total 13 022 45 3 85 4 078 322 4 510 18 188 12 656 52 909
- Detached houses 12 785 40 3 - 3 271 95 4 051 2 102 9 736 32 083
- Terraced houses 148 1 - - 221 75 415 2 874 1 774 5 508
- Blocks of flats 89 4 - 85 586 152 44 13 212 1 146 15 318
Free-time residential buildings 1 701 1 0 - 52 1 142 2 768 2 667
Household appliances - - - - - 112 - - 7 932 8 043
- Lighting - - - - - - - - 1 919 1 919
- Cooking - - - - - 112 - - 578 689
- Other electrical equipment - - - - - - - - 5 435 5 435
Of heating of residential buildings
- Heating of saunas 1 800 - - - - - - - 1 119 2 919
- Heating of domestic water 469 15 1 24 801 68 681 5 161 2 565 9 784
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 of heating.
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 2014, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Jonna Hakala 029 551 3419, energia@stat.fi

Director in charge: Ville Vertanen


Updated 20.11.2015

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Energy consumption in households [e-publication].
ISSN=2323-329X. 2014, Energy consumption in households by energy source in 2014, GWh . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 23.2.2024].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/asen/2014/asen_2014_2015-11-20_tau_002_en.html