Residential Sector
Canada
Table 35: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 5,854   6,693 6,772 6,864 6,950 7,055 7,165 7,280

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,935   3,084 3,093 3,105 3,111 3,132 3,162 3,189
Natural Gas 2,554   3,200 3,258 3,328 3,403 3,491 3,569 3,654
Heating Oil 311   342 352 360 364 361 360 360
Other1 40   30 26 24 24 24 25 27
Wood 14   38 43 47 48 47 49 50

Shares (%)
Electricity 50.1   46.1 45.7 45.2 44.8 44.4 44.1 43.8
Natural Gas 43.6   47.8 48.1 48.5 49.0 49.5 49.8 50.2
Heating Oil 5.3   5.1 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9
Other1 0.7   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.2   0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 969   1,215 1,242 1,272 1,298 1,325 1,355 1,391

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 460   523 529 537 539 542 549 556
Natural Gas 461   631 649 670 692 717 739 767
Heating Oil 40   50 52 54 55 53 53 54
Other1 6   5 5 5 5 5 5 6
Wood 2   6 7 8 8 8 9 9

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.5   43.0 42.6 42.2 41.5 40.9 40.5 40.0
Natural Gas 47.6   51.9 52.3 52.6 53.3 54.1 54.6 55.1
Heating Oil 4.1   4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.9
Other1 0.6   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.2   0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.