Table 39b Average energy consumption of clothes washers by type, 1990–2015 (kWh/litre)
Model year Front-loading Top-loading Total
1990 n/a n/a 16.75
1991 n/a n/a 15.74
1992 n/a n/a 15.26
1993 n/a n/a 14.18
1994 n/a n/a 12.72
1995 n/a n/a 12.38
1996 n/a n/a 11.83
1997 n/a n/a 11.68
1998 n/a n/a 11.13
1999 3.60 11.15 10.53
2000 3.58 11.08 10.19
2001 3.78 10.71 9.75
2002 3.97 10.19 9.29
2003 3.55 9.62 8.43
2004 3.25 8.12 6.79
2005 2.67 6.98 5.22
2006 2.41 6.27 4.50
2007 2.16 4.63 3.30
2008 2.07 4.29 2.97
2009 1.93 3.48 2.55
2010 1.56 3.24 2.25
2011 1.39 2.95 2.07
2012 1.30 3.04 2.15
2013 1.16 2.94 2.09
2014 1.10 2.57 1.86
2015 1.04 2.20 1.63

Notes:

Numbers are not additive
n/a stands for not available