Table 34 Distribution of clothes washers by type and region/province, 2004–2017 (%)
Clothes washer type 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Front-loading
Canada 57.0 52.4 49.0 48.5 48.9 47.6 47.4
Atlantic and Quebec* 44.4 39.1 34.2 30.1 34.4 33.6 33.6
Ontario 61.2 56.8 53.7 55.4 52.7 52.3 51.2
Prairies 62.0 56.7 54.6 51.4 54.2 50.8 50.7
British Columbia and Territories 71.7 70.2 67.0 63.4 66.8 64.0 64.5
Top-loading
Canada 43.0 47.6 51.0 51.5 51.1 52.4 52.6
Atlantic and Quebec* 55.6 60.9 65.8 69.9 65.6 66.4 66.4
Ontario 38.8 43.2 46.3 44.6 47.3 47.7 48.8
Prairies 38.0 43.3 45.4 48.6 45.8 49.2 49.3
British Columbia and Territories 28.3 29.8 33.0 36.6 33.2 36.0 35.5

* For confidentiality reasons, the Atlantic provinces and Quebec have been grouped for this analysis.

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up to 100.