Table 2.8 :TYPE OF FUEL USED FOR COOKING, CENSUS 2006
             
Locality   Type         
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