Household energy consumption in Canberra

Every region has its own unique climate that impacts greatly on household energy consumption. The following table lists the activities around the home in Canberra that use the most energy.

Appliance/end use Percentage of energy use
Space heating 56%
Major appliances 20%
Water heating 19%
Cooking 3%
Space cooling 1%

Source: Adapted from Energy Use In The Australian Residential Sector 1986 – 2020, Dewha, 2009