10.4 - DISHWASHER
  Number of households by region Number of households by size of household
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia One member
Households with a dishwasher
Yes 554,629 A 1,199,337 A 1,457,384 A 1,389,555 A
No 307,988 A 234,229 M 352,434 M 1,637,080 A
Not stated U U U 189,669 M
Size of the dishwasher
Compact (mini - exterior width less than 56 cm/22 in.) U U U U
Standard (full size - exterior width greater than or equal to 56 cm/22 in.) 511,566 A 1,030,221 A 1,069,995 A 1,184,804 A
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 47,296 M U 219,328 M 320,543 M
Age of the dishwasher
5 years or less 245,111 A 427,486 A 778,065 A 457,527 A
6 to 10 years 145,824 A 382,012 A 291,935 A 364,250 A
11 to 15 years 64,280 A 172,210 A 122,938 M 217,277 A
16 to 20 years U 69,583 M 124,814 M 130,762 M
21 to 25 years U U U 38,814 M
26 years or more U U U U
Don't know U U U 127,870 M
Not stated U U U 220,693 M
Households with an ENERGY STAR® dishwasher
Yes 259,964 A 574,236 A 746,546 A 477,835 A
No 140,215 A 240,312 A 333,319 M 322,622 A
Don't know 107,413 M 258,484 A 225,258 A 365,603 A
Not stated 73,692 M 141,491 M 173,940 M 413,164 M
Usual dishwasher dish drying method used
Heat on (with the door closed) 347,187 A 678,643 A 669,464 A 684,975 A
Heat off (with the door closed) 120,099 A 232,900 A 282,519 M 360,074 A
Door open (dishes dry naturally) 59,644 M 131,844 M 305,470 M 209,763 M
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 46,896 M 103,938 M 216,582 M 290,932 M
Load of dishes washed by dishwasher during an average week
One or less 118,886 A 122,628 M 281,633 M 557,738 A
Two to three 161,457 A 377,911 A 337,480 M 448,345 A
Four to seven 213,252 A 463,282 A 558,552 M 178,401 M
More than seven U U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 50,156 M 103,587 M 226,760 M 364,580 M

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Source:

2011 Survey of Household Energy Use