Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   462 466
Freezer 195   256 258
Dishwasher 93   206 208
Clothes Washer 225   332 334
Clothes Dryer 221   330 332
Range 278   400 403
Other Appliances1 3,183   6,889 7,018

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.16 1.16
Freezer 0.62   0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.52 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.70   0.83 0.83
Range 0.88   1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.12   17.22 17.41

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   462 466
Freezer 195   256 258
Dishwasher 93   206 208
Clothes Washer 225   332 334
Clothes Dryer 217   330 332
Range 278   382 384
Other Appliances1 3,183   6,889 7,018

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.16 1.16
Freezer 0.62   0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.52 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.83 0.83
Range 0.88   0.95 0.95
Other Appliances1 10.12   17.22 17.41

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 3.9   0.0 0.0
Range 0.0   18.4 18.5

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.00 0.00
Range 0.00   0.05 0.05

Footnotes:

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