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Appendix table 3. Number of buildings by heating fuel 1970-2012

Fuel Year
  1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2012
Buildings total 837 948 934 845 1 162 410 1 299 490 1 446 096 1 474 653
District- /localheat .. 48 538 105 608 130 946 164 721 171 914
Oil, gas 320 171 347 498 306 750 320 934 322 279 320 250
Coal, coke 24 328 11 794 8 753 7 986 6 983 6 869
Electricity 41 872 178 707 357 743 455 752 554 368 567 715
Wood, peat 429 467 327 230 321 342 292 763 277 553 277 944
Other, unknown 22 111 20 578 62 214 91 243 120 192 129 961
% 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0 100,0
District- /localheat .. 5,2 9,1 10,1 11,4 11,7
Oil, gas 38,2 37,2 26,4 24,7 22,3 21,7
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 38,5
Wood, peat 51,3 35,0 27,6 22,5 19,2 18,8
Other, unknown 2,6 2,2 5,4 7,0 8,3 8,8

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, asuminen@stat.fi

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Updated 24.5.2013

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Buildings and free-time residences [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-6796. 2012, Appendix table 3. Number of buildings by heating fuel 1970-2012 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 26.6.2022].
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