Residential Sector
Canada
Table 35: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 5,854   6,014 6,134 6,247 6,346 6,456 6,544 6,614

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,935   2,992 3,022 3,052 3,055 3,064 3,070 3,075
Natural Gas 2,554   2,653 2,742 2,828 2,921 3,012 3,081 3,137
Heating Oil 311   313 314 308 307 316 325 335
Other1 40   42 43 44 43 40 37 33
Wood 14   14 14 14 20 24 30 34

Shares (%)
Electricity 50.1   49.8 49.3 48.9 48.1 47.5 46.9 46.5
Natural Gas 43.6   44.1 44.7 45.3 46.0 46.6 47.1 47.4
Heating Oil 5.3   5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1
Other1 0.7   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5
Wood 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 969   1,010 1,045 1,079 1,110 1,136 1,162 1,188

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 460   476 487 498 502 506 510 517
Natural Gas 461   485 508 531 556 576 595 612
Heating Oil 40   41 42 42 42 44 46 48
Other1 6   6 7 7 7 7 6 6
Wood 2   2 2 2 3 4 4 5

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.5   47.1 46.6 46.1 45.2 44.5 43.9 43.5
Natural Gas 47.6   48.0 48.6 49.2 50.1 50.7 51.2 51.5
Heating Oil 4.1   4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1
Other1 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5
Wood 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.