Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,380 2,416
Freezer 714   925 939
Dishwasher 604   1,233 1,251
Clothes Washer 871   1,414 1,435
Clothes Dryer 847   1,442 1,464
Range 1,201   1,868 1,896
Other Appliances1 12,353   29,570 30,281

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.77 0.77
Range 0.98   1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.83 15.97

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,380 2,416
Freezer 714   925 939
Dishwasher 604   1,233 1,251
Clothes Washer 871   1,414 1,435
Clothes Dryer 834   1,435 1,456
Range 1,131   1,634 1,659
Other Appliances1 12,353   29,570 30,281

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.77 0.77
Range 0.92   0.88 0.88
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.83 15.97

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.1   7.7 7.6
Range 69.9   233.5 237.0

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

Footnotes:

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