11.8 - COMPUTER
  Number of households by region Number of households by size of household
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia One member
Households with a personal computer (including laptop)
Yes 763,210 A 1,349,243 A 1,748,266 A 2,267,321 A
No 113,772 M 90,986 M 80,629 M 835,831 A
Not stated U U U 113,152 M
Number of personal computers
One 371,910 A 496,453 A 647,566 A 1,675,110 A
Two 202,779 A 508,994 A 654,015 A 384,766 A
Three or more 122,003 A 262,642 A 297,493 A U
Don't know U
Not stated 78,808 M 89,678 M U 256,977 A
Type of personal computer most frequently used
Desktop 432,394 A 570,838 A 730,885 A 1,146,543 A
Laptop 311,643 A 723,640 A 874,151 A 1,058,029 A
Don't know U U U
Not stated U U U 162,897 M
Age of the most frequently used personal computer
5 years or less 532,746 A 1,055,072 A 1,307,727 A 1,546,462 A
6 to 10 years 121,989 A 157,025 M 251,392 M 431,285 A
11 years or more U U U 76,143 M
Don't know U U U
Not stated 109,424 M 109,784 M 159,909 M 319,756 A
Households with an ENERGY STAR® qualified personal computer (most frequently used personal computer)
Yes 292,373 A 596,887 A 710,380 A 663,578 A
No 122,396 A 150,784 M 213,484 A 365,396 A
Don't know 247,231 A 467,195 A 589,487 A 818,917 A
Not stated 113,501 A 142,900 M 237,517 M 532,582 A
Time the most frequently used personal computer is ON in a typical week
10 hours or less 201,500 A 300,694 A 554,081 A 740,271 A
11 to 20 hours 127,229 A 237,659 A 312,422 M 316,491 A
21 to 40 hours 132,122 A 214,506 A 380,039 M 454,370 A
41 hours or more 163,540 A 421,008 A 364,045 A 438,857 M
Don't know 129,074 A 157,502 M 126,460 M 261,059 A
Not stated U U U 169,424 M
Time the most frequently used personal computer is IN USE in a typical week
10 hours or less 295,236 A 417,698 A 618,971 A 890,330 A
11 to 20 hours 185,012 A 334,703 A 442,277 M 496,631 A
21 to 40 hours 135,660 A 285,287 A 378,247 M 490,868 A
41 hours or more 30,548 M 158,774 M 139,050 M U
Don't know 108,964 M 143,645 M 168,310 M 199,473 M
Not stated U U U 170,319 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