Table 32 Distribution of clothes washers by type, 2001–2016 (%)
Model year Front-loading Top-loading
2001 15.7 84.3
2002 16.8 83.2
2003 21.5 78.5
2004 29.2 70.8
2005 42.3 57.7
2006 46.9 53.1
2007 55.3 44.7
2008 60.5 39.5
2009 61.4 38.6
2010 59.8 40.2
2011 57.0 43.0
2012 52.4 47.6
2013 49.0 51.0
2014 48.5 51.5
2015 48.9 51.1
2016 47.6 52.4

Notes:

1) Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up to 100.
2) 2001 is the first year for which there are comprehensive data on distribution by clothes washer type.