Residential Sector
Canada
Table 35: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 5,854   7,976 8,040 8,103 8,156 8,215

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,935   3,377 3,380 3,397 3,411 3,427
Natural Gas 2,554   4,145 4,211 4,256 4,296 4,336
Heating Oil 311   356 350 349 348 349
Other1 40   37 37 38 39 40
Wood 14   61 61 62 63 64

Shares (%)
Electricity 50.1   42.3 42.0 41.9 41.8 41.7
Natural Gas 43.6   52.0 52.4 52.5 52.7 52.8
Heating Oil 5.3   4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2
Other1 0.7   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Wood 0.2   0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 969   1,666 1,699 1,733 1,768 1,802

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 460   636 640 649 659 670
Natural Gas 461   951 979 1,004 1,027 1,049
Heating Oil 40   59 58 59 59 60
Other1 6   8 9 9 9 10
Wood 2   12 13 13 13 14

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.5   38.1 37.7 37.4 37.3 37.2
Natural Gas 47.6   57.1 57.6 57.9 58.1 58.2
Heating Oil 4.1   3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3
Other1 0.6   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Wood 0.2   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.