Appendix table 3. Number of buildings by heating fuel 1970-2015

Fuel Year
  1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2015
Buildings total 837 948 934 845 1 162 410 1 299 490 1 446 096 1 505 138
District- /localheat .. 48 538 105 608 130 946 164 721 180 749
Oil, gas 320 171 347 498 306 750 320 934 322 279 316 688
Coal, coke 24 328 11 794 8 753 7 986 6 983 6 789
Electricity 41 872 178 707 357 743 455 752 554 368 578 568
Wood, peat 429 467 327 230 321 342 292 763 277 553 278 661
Ground heat .. .. .. 3 397 21 667 46 014
Other, unknown 1) 22 111 20 578 62 214 87 486 98 525 97 669
% 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0
District- /localheat .. 5,2 9,1 10,1 11,4 12
Oil, gas 38,2 37,2 26,4 24,7 22,3 21
Coal, coke 2,9 1,3 0,8 0,6 0,5 0.5
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 18.5
Ground heat .. .. .. 0,3 1,5 3.1
Other, unknown 1) 2,6 2,2 5,4 6,7 6,8 6.5 1)
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 26.5.2016

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Buildings and free-time residences [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6796. 2015, Appendix table 3. Number of buildings by heating fuel 1970-2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 15.5.2021].
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