Residential Sector
Alberta
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,951 1,979
Freezer 602   988 1,002
Dishwasher 496   1,180 1,197
Clothes Washer 689   1,354 1,374
Clothes Dryer 692   1,508 1,530
Range 900   1,534 1,556
Other Appliances1 9,810   23,193 23,532

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.66   0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.55   0.77 0.77
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.88 0.88
Clothes Dryer 0.76   0.98 0.98
Range 0.99   1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.81   15.12 15.12

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,951 1,979
Freezer 602   988 1,002
Dishwasher 496   1,180 1,197
Clothes Washer 689   1,354 1,374
Clothes Dryer 617   1,371 1,391
Range 834   1,376 1,396
Other Appliances1 9,810   23,193 23,532

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.66   0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.55   0.77 0.77
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.88 0.88
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.89 0.89
Range 0.92   0.90 0.90
Other Appliances1 10.81   15.12 15.12

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 74.5   136.5 138.9
Range 66.4   158.0 160.3

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.08   0.09 0.09
Range 0.07   0.10 0.10

Footnotes:

1) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as microwaves, televisions, cable boxes, video cassette recorders, stereo systems and computers.