11.2 - TELEVISION RECEIVER BOX
  Number of households by region Number of households by size of household
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia One member
Households with a television analog/digital receiver box
Yes 596,878 A 1,029,615 A 1,335,829 A 1,831,560 A
No 217,136 A 307,282 A 333,428 M 1,045,923 A
Not stated 59,911 M 54,944 M U 256,875 M
Number of television analog/digital receiver boxes
One 307,748 A 508,924 A 788,251 A 1,386,943 A
Two 183,545 A 242,479 A 286,195 M 300,807 M
Three 68,637 M 84,435 M 85,624 M U
Four or more U U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 74,491 M 193,960 M 211,544 M 351,806 A
Type of television receiver box
Regular (analog) cable or satellite 91,653 A 172,683 M 195,747 M 426,107 A
Digital cable or satellite 309,412 A 499,081 A 671,553 A 934,559 A
Personal Video Recorder (PVR) 47,407 M 132,794 M 147,483 M 124,543 M
High Definition (HD) 134,313 A 170,677 M 331,088 M 389,028 A
HD and PVR 181,776 A 420,992 A 403,790 A 285,518 A
Age of the most frequently used television analog/digital receiver box
5 years or less 482,935 A 751,882 A 978,263 A 1,413,078 A
6 to 10 years 52,103 M 116,052 M U 209,573 M
11 years or more U U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 95,417 A 184,106 M 217,666 M 414,270 A
Use of the most frequently used television analog/digital receiver box in an average week
4 hours or less 43,313 M 125,598 M U 251,862 M
5 to 10 hours 127,507 A 181,553 A 305,749 M 375,016 M
11 to 20 hours 107,364 M 198,495 M 226,738 M 234,566 A
21 to 30 hours 63,030 M 155,774 M 212,506 M 269,424 M
31 to 40 hours 90,615 M 99,325 M 173,784 M 226,873 M
41 to 55 hours 53,985 M U U 99,479 M
56 hours or more 45,440 M 74,572 M 53,257 M 130,957 M
Don't know U U U 60,845 M
Not stated 97,792 A 193,471 M 234,831 M 439,414 A
When the household turns off the television, do they turn off the television analog/digital receiver box?
Always 251,814 A 535,388 A 852,967 A 980,019 A
Sometimes 137,480 A 260,953 A 250,237 M 398,610 A
Never 207,622 A 228,925 A 230,801 M 496,473 A
Don't know U U U 126,631 M
Not stated U U U 86,702 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