11.2 - TELEVISION RECEIVER BOX
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a television analog/digital receiver box
Yes 9,350,833 A 622,575 A 2,407,242 A 3,358,694 A
No 3,246,350 A 253,568 A 803,323 A 1,331,612 A
Not stated 771,987 A 93,667 A 153,990 M 312,894 A
Number of television analog/digital receiver boxes
One 4,942,155 A 316,869 A 1,305,931 A 1,714,431 A
Two 2,507,829 A 172,331 A 629,131 A 994,149 A
Three 781,227 A 60,089 M 152,761 M 329,681 A
Four or more 312,103 A U U 114,068 M
Don't know 119,411 M U U U
Not stated 1,460,094 A 143,030 A 353,926 A 483,143 A
Type of television receiver box
Regular (analog) cable or satellite 1,630,936 A 178,129 A 320,732 A 671,991 A
Digital cable or satellite 4,932,922 A 355,468 A 1,239,265 A 1,858,143 A
Personal Video Recorder (PVR) 954,113 A 65,630 M 194,888 M 365,910 A
High Definition (HD) 2,607,298 A 159,575 A 889,488 A 922,158 A
HD and PVR 2,239,524 A 113,341 A 371,080 A 748,545 A
Age of the most frequently used television analog/digital receiver box
5 years or less 6,977,439 A 448,182 A 1,844,437 A 2,471,740 A
6 to 10 years 1,060,426 A 53,505 M 229,258 M 420,166 A
11 years or more 165,609 A U U 68,468 M
Don't know 209,631 M U U U
Not stated 1,709,715 A 176,880 A 417,462 A 618,184 A
Use of the most frequently used television analog/digital receiver box in an average week
4 hours or less 996,749 A 64,191 M 248,723 M 387,602 A
5 to 10 hours 1,874,780 A 95,227 A 427,744 A 737,001 A
11 to 20 hours 1,525,754 A 99,501 M 399,142 A 494,514 A
21 to 30 hours 1,314,353 A 88,057 A 345,811 A 449,175 A
31 to 40 hours 1,084,078 A 76,603 A 270,586 A 373,165 A
41 to 55 hours 527,161 A 40,862 M 184,456 M 174,762 M
56 hours or more 695,179 A 56,994 A 178,077 M 286,839 A
Don't know 381,468 A U U 164,053 M
Not stated 1,723,297 A 163,927 A 428,798 A 604,477 A
When the household turns off the television, do they turn off the television analog/digital receiver box?
Always 5,342,023 A 404,646 A 1,440,403 A 1,856,804 A
Sometimes 1,962,279 A 101,705 A 427,707 A 784,196 A
Never 2,190,232 A 153,149 A 587,938 A 781,797 A
Don't know 334,191 A 26,377 M U 130,824 M
Not stated 294,095 A 30,365 M U 117,967 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