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Energy consumption in households

Includes consumption of energy needed for heating spaces in residential buildings and domestic water, and electricity used for household appliances. The use of natural gas and liquid gas in cooking as well as the use of wood and electricity for heating saunas are also included. Energy consumption of the means of transport (incl. private cars) used by households is not included in energy consumption in households but in energy consumption of transport.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Includes consumption of energy needed for heating residential buildings and domestic water, and electricity used for household appliances. The use of natural gas and liquid gas in cooking as well as the use of wood and electricity for heating saunas are also included. Energy consumption of the means of transport (incl. private cars) used by households is not included in energy consumption in households but in energy consumption of transport.



Statistics using the definition

Validity of the definition

  • 1 January 1900 - 17 November 2016

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus

Jaa