Dáil Éireann - Volume 387 - 21 February, 1989
Written Answers. - Central Heating Statistics.
Mr. R. Bruton Mr. R. Bruton
 111. Mr. R. Bruton asked the Minister for the Environment the proportion of Irish housing which has central heating; the distribution by type of heating systems, for example oil, gas, solid fuel, stove or backboiler; and the distribution by main heating appliance used by those houses without central heating for example fire, electric heater or super-ser.
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Connolly) Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Connolly)
Minister of State at the Department of the Environment (Mr. Connolly): The most recent Census of Population data regarding heating systems in the Irish housing stock relates to 1981. However, a survey carried out by An Foras Forbartha during 1985 and 1986 indicated that approximately 55 per cent of Irish households had central heating and that the main heating methods were as follows:
Dáil Éireann 387 Written Answers. Central Heating Statistics.