Residential Sector
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 30: Apartments and Mobile Homes Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Apartments Water Heater Stock (thousands) 373.9   623.7 652.5 665.8 679.5

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 169.9   268.9 287.1 298.6 310.4
Natural Gas 185.9   342.6 353.4 355.4 357.6
Heating Oil 14.2   7.1 6.8 6.6 6.3
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 3.0   3.3 3.6 3.9 4.2
Wood 0.9   1.8 1.5 1.3 1.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 45.4   43.1 44.0 44.8 45.7
Natural Gas 49.7   54.9 54.2 53.4 52.6
Heating Oil 3.8   1.1 1.0 1.0 0.9
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.8   0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6
Wood 0.2   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1
Total Mobile Homes Water Heater Stock (thousands) 53.2   71.4 72.3 72.8 73.3

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 24.6   31.2 32.3 33.1 33.8
Natural Gas 25.3   37.9 37.9 37.6 37.3
Heating Oil 2.8   1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 46.2   43.7 44.6 45.4 46.2
Natural Gas 47.6   53.1 52.4 51.6 50.9
Heating Oil 5.3   2.4 2.2 2.2 2.2
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.8   0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6
Wood 0.2   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.1

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.