Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,319 2,344 2,366 2,348 2,380
Freezer 714   901 911 919 912 925
Dishwasher 604   1,201 1,214 1,226 1,216 1,233
Clothes Washer 871   1,378 1,393 1,406 1,395 1,414
Clothes Dryer 847   1,407 1,422 1,434 1,423 1,442
Range 1,201   1,820 1,840 1,857 1,843 1,868
Other Appliances1 12,353   28,208 28,385 29,022 30,009 32,606

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.98   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.50 15.43 15.63 16.28 17.46

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,319 2,344 2,366 2,348 2,380
Freezer 714   901 911 919 912 925
Dishwasher 604   1,201 1,214 1,226 1,216 1,233
Clothes Washer 871   1,378 1,393 1,406 1,395 1,414
Clothes Dryer 834   1,398 1,413 1,426 1,415 1,435
Range 1,131   1,593 1,610 1,625 1,613 1,634
Other Appliances1 12,353   28,208 28,385 29,022 30,009 32,606

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.92   0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.50 15.43 15.63 16.28 17.46

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.1   9.0 8.7 8.2 8.0 7.9
Range 69.9   227.5 230.0 232.1 230.4 233.5

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Range 0.06   0.13 0.13 0.13 0.13 0.13

Footnotes:

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