Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   454 455 460 462
Freezer 195   252 252 255 256
Dishwasher 93   203 203 205 206
Clothes Washer 225   326 327 330 332
Clothes Dryer 221   324 325 328 330
Range 278   393 394 398 400
Other Appliances1 3,183   6,649 6,689 6,954 7,463

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16
Freezer 0.62   0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.52 0.52 0.52 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.70   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Range 0.88   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.12   16.92 16.98 17.47 18.66

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   454 455 460 462
Freezer 195   252 252 255 256
Dishwasher 93   203 203 205 206
Clothes Washer 225   326 327 330 332
Clothes Dryer 217   324 325 328 330
Range 278   375 376 380 382
Other Appliances1 3,183   6,649 6,689 6,954 7,463

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16
Freezer 0.62   0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.52 0.52 0.52 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Range 0.88   0.95 0.95 0.95 0.95
Other Appliances1 10.12   16.92 16.98 17.47 18.66

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 3.9   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Range 0.0   18.1 18.1 18.3 18.4

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

Footnotes:

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