Table 2.9 :TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR COOKING, CENSUS 2006
Type             
Locality Total households Firewood Oil Gas Others Not stated
Republic                                46,194              6,291              2,029           35,479 245              2,150
Male'                                14,107                   15                 354           12,171 98              1,469
Atolls                                32,087              6,276              1,675           23,308 147                 681
HA                                   2,425                 797                 178              1,416 9                   25
HDh
                                  2,988              1,250                   94              1,600 8                   36
Sh                                   2,099                 603                   42              1,431 5                   18
N                                   1,811                 429                   68              1,260 11                   43
R                                   2,538                 592                   73              1,829 21                   23
B                                   1,552                 266                   39              1,204 6                   37
Lh                                   1,449                 141                 259              1,007 12                   30
K                                   1,526                 104                   60              1,286 11                   65
AA                                      774                   84                   24                 643 2                   21
ADh                                   1,060                 135                   19                 863 7                   36
V                                      260                   68                   27                 162 0                      3
M                                      793                   84                   29                 670 2                      8
F                                      567                 123                      7                 428 0                      9
Dh                                      768                 137                   28                 590 3                   10
Th                                   1,454                 243                   42              1,103 4                   62
L                                   1,970                 205                   53              1,621 6                   85
GA                                   1,472                 141                   92              1,193 12                   34
GDh                                   2,145                 408                 151              1,526 6                   54
Gn                                   1,332                   99                   51              1,139 7                   36
S                                   3,104                 367                 339              2,337 15                   46
Source:Department of National  Planning