4602.0.55.001 - Environmental Issues: Energy Use and Conservation, Mar 2011 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/10/2011   
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In this issue
Includes: About this publication, Data comparability, Rounding, Inquiries
Dwelling characteristics and insulation
Includes: Dwelling structure, Insulation
More than one in ten Australian households (11%) installed insulation due to rebates that were offered
Energy sources used by households
Includes: Sources of energy used inside households, Awareness of GreenPower scheme
In 2011, Northern Territory had the highest proportion of households with solar hot water systems (46%) in Australia
Heaters and coolers
Includes: Main source of energy for heating, Whether cooling used, Main system and type of cooling used
Excluding the Northern Territory, all states and territories showed a significant increase in the proportion of households with a cooler from 2005 to 2011
Household appliances
Includes: Type of appliances used, Factors considered when choosing an appliance
As at March 2011, laptops have overtaken desktop computers as the most common household computer