Residential Sector
Canada
Table 35: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 5,854   7,386 7,490 7,594 7,686 7,759 7,838 7,907

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,935   3,213 3,248 3,271 3,300 3,322 3,337 3,358
Natural Gas 2,554   3,740 3,803 3,882 3,945 3,989 4,053 4,101
Heating Oil 311   353 355 353 353 356 355 353
Other1 40   28 31 32 32 34 35 35
Wood 14   51 54 56 56 58 58 60

Shares (%)
Electricity 50.1   43.5 43.4 43.1 42.9 42.8 42.6 42.5
Natural Gas 43.6   50.6 50.8 51.1 51.3 51.4 51.7 51.9
Heating Oil 5.3   4.8 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.5
Other1 0.7   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.2   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 969   1,429 1,467 1,503 1,540 1,573 1,604 1,635

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 460   566 578 587 599 610 617 626
Natural Gas 461   795 817 844 867 887 910 931
Heating Oil 40   53 55 55 55 57 58 58
Other1 6   6 7 7 7 8 8 8
Wood 2   9 10 11 11 11 11 12

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.5   39.6 39.4 39.1 38.9 38.8 38.5 38.3
Natural Gas 47.6   55.6 55.7 56.1 56.3 56.4 56.7 56.9
Heating Oil 4.1   3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5
Other1 0.6   0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Wood 0.2   0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.