Residential Sector
Canada
Table 34: Water Heater Stock by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Water Heater Stock (thousands) 10,425   14,307 14,476 14,841 15,020 15,199

Water Heater Stock by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 5,854   7,926 7,994 8,133 8,194 8,244
Single Attached 969   1,628 1,659 1,724 1,761 1,794
Apartments 3,381   4,482 4,549 4,705 4,783 4,878
Mobile Homes 222   272 274 279 281 283

Shares (%)
Single Detached 56.1   55.4 55.2 54.8 54.6 54.2
Single Attached 9.3   11.4 11.5 11.6 11.7 11.8
Apartments 32.4   31.3 31.4 31.7 31.8 32.1
Mobile Homes 2.1   1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.9

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 5,469   6,836 7,040 7,259 7,396 7,536
Natural Gas 4,331   6,774 6,756 6,910 6,971 7,029
Heating Oil 536   585 563 549 528 507
Other1 66   87 94 99 103 106
Wood 23   26 24 23 22 21

Shares (%)
Electricity 52.5   47.8 48.6 48.9 49.2 49.6
Natural Gas 41.5   47.3 46.7 46.6 46.4 46.2
Heating Oil 5.1   4.1 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.3
Other1 0.6   0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Wood 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.