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3. Buildings by heating fuel 1970-2008

Heating fuel Year
        1970         1980         1990         2000         2008
Buildings Buildings total 837 948 934 845 1 162 410 1 299 490 1 421 188
District- /localheat .. 48 538 105 608 130 946 158 605
Oil, gas 320 171 347 498 306 750 320 934 322 530
Coal, coke 24 328 11 794 8 753 7 986 7 037
Electricity 41 872 178 707 357 743 455 752 540 986
Wood, peat 429 467 327 230 321 342 292 763 276 674
Other, unknown 22 111 20 578 62 214 91 243 115 356
% Buildings total 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0
District- /localheat .. 5,2 9,1 10,1 11,2
Oil, gas 38,2 37,2 26,4 24,7 22,7
Coal, coke 2,9 1,3 0,8 0,6 0,5
Electricity 5,0 19,1 30,8 35,1 38,1
Wood, peat 51,3 35,0 27,6 22,5 19,5
Other, unknown 2,6 2,2 5,4 7,0 8,1

Source: Buildings and Free-time Residences, Statistics Finland

Inquiries: Marja Hermiö (09) 1734 3211, Arja Tiihonen (09) 1734 3272, Elina Aspblad-Huohvanainen (09) 1734 3232

Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 21.12.2009

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Buildings and free-time residences [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6796. 2008, 3. Buildings by heating fuel 1970-2008 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 6.7.2022].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/rakke/2008/rakke_2008_2009-12-21_tau_003_en.html