Residential Sector
British Columbia and Territories1
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,451   2,423 2,459
Freezer 733   947 961
Dishwasher 616   1,248 1,266
Clothes Washer 889   1,447 1,468
Clothes Dryer 867   1,478 1,500
Range 1,226   1,907 1,936
Other Appliances1 12,565   30,233 30,953

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.59   0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.65 0.65
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 10.06   15.85 15.99

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,451   2,423 2,459
Freezer 733   947 961
Dishwasher 616   1,248 1,266
Clothes Washer 889   1,447 1,468
Clothes Dryer 853   1,467 1,489
Range 1,155   1,672 1,697
Other Appliances1 12,565   30,233 30,953

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.59   0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.65 0.65
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.77 0.77
Range 0.93   0.88 0.88
Other Appliances1 10.06   15.85 15.99

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.4   10.9 10.9
Range 70.5   234.9 238.5

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.01 0.01
Range 0.06   0.12 0.12

Footnotes:

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