Residential Sector
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,451   2,360 2,386 2,408 2,391 2,423
Freezer 733   922 932 941 934 947
Dishwasher 616   1,215 1,229 1,240 1,231 1,248
Clothes Washer 889   1,409 1,424 1,438 1,428 1,447
Clothes Dryer 867   1,441 1,456 1,469 1,459 1,478
Range 1,226   1,858 1,878 1,896 1,882 1,907
Other Appliances1 12,565   28,816 29,010 29,665 30,688 33,328

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.59   0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.78 0.78 0.78 0.77 0.77
Range 0.98   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.06   15.51 15.45 15.65 16.30 17.47

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,451   2,360 2,386 2,408 2,391 2,423
Freezer 733   922 932 941 934 947
Dishwasher 616   1,215 1,229 1,240 1,231 1,248
Clothes Washer 889   1,409 1,424 1,438 1,428 1,447
Clothes Dryer 853   1,428 1,444 1,458 1,448 1,467
Range 1,155   1,629 1,647 1,662 1,651 1,672
Other Appliances1 12,565   28,816 29,010 29,665 30,688 33,328

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.59   0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.93   0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88
Other Appliances1 10.06   15.51 15.45 15.65 16.30 17.47

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.4   12.0 11.8 11.4 11.2 11.1
Range 70.5   228.9 231.4 233.5 231.8 234.9

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
Range 0.06   0.12 0.12 0.12 0.12 0.12

Footnotes:

1) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as microwaves, televisions, cable boxes, video cassette recorders, stereo systems and computers.