Residential Sector
Canada
Table 35: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 5,854   7,994 8,133 8,194 8,244

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,935   3,727 3,820 3,877 3,932
Natural Gas 2,554   3,861 3,914 3,929 3,936
Heating Oil 311   336 328 315 303
Other1 40   55 58 59 61
Wood 14   14 14 13 12

Shares (%)
Electricity 50.1   46.6 47.0 47.3 47.7
Natural Gas 43.6   48.3 48.1 47.9 47.7
Heating Oil 5.3   4.2 4.0 3.8 3.7
Other1 0.7   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Wood 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 969   1,659 1,724 1,761 1,794

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 460   704 734 754 774
Natural Gas 461   884 918 936 950
Heating Oil 40   57 57 55 54
Other1 6   12 13 13 14
Wood 2   2 2 2 2

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.5   42.4 42.6 42.8 43.2
Natural Gas 47.6   53.3 53.3 53.2 53.0
Heating Oil 4.1   3.5 3.3 3.1 3.0
Other1 0.6   0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8
Wood 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.