Table 34 Distribution of clothes washers by type and region/province, 2004–2016 (%)
Clothes washer type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Front-loading
Canada 29.2 42.3 46.9 55.3 60.5 61.4 59.8
Atlantic and Quebec* 22.8 36.2 39.0 46.9 51.6 49.3 46.0
Ontario 27.7 45.4 50.5 58.3 64.0 65.3 65.8
Prairies 28.9 44.9 49.2 58.7 63.7 66.0 65.4
British Columbia and Territories 30.2 48.6 59.1 66.2 72.6 76.7 73.5
Top-loading
Canada 70.8 57.7 53.1 44.7 39.5 38.6 40.2
Atlantic and Quebec* 77.2 63.8 61.0 53.1 48.4 50.7 54.0
Ontario 72.3 54.6 49.5 41.7 36.0 34.7 34.2
Prairies 71.1 55.1 50.8 41.3 36.3 34.0 34.6
British Columbia and Territories 69.8 51.4 40.9 33.8 27.4 23.3 26.5

* 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.