10.1 - REFRIGERATOR
  Number of households by region Number of households by size of household
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia One member
Households with a refrigerator
One 529,638 A 932,700 A 1,233,294 A 2,692,461 A
Two 294,682 A 487,031 A 523,842 A 430,922 A
Three or more U U U U
No U
Don't know U
Not stated U U U U
Age of the main refrigerator
5 years or less 360,641 A 489,763 A 687,853 A 1,018,366 A
6 to 10 years 215,978 A 462,889 A 529,721 A 837,673 A
11 to 15 years 110,716 A 181,001 A 224,162 M 500,003 A
16 to 20 years 53,724 M 88,009 M 186,825 M 271,733 A
21 to 25 years 26,976 M U U 58,860 M
26 years or more U U U 101,231 M
Don't know 99,264 M 197,069 M 143,231 M 404,735 A
Not stated U U U U
Household with an ENERGY STAR® main refrigerator
Yes 401,342 A 698,129 A 838,040 A 1,014,742 A
No 217,192 A 269,051 A 447,017 M 982,338 A
Don't know 178,884 A 338,019 A 307,662 M 764,560 A
Not stated 91,854 A 143,554 M 238,778 M 451,694 A
Age of the secondary refrigerator
5 years or less 98,093 A 166,790 M 238,845 M 188,737 M
6 to 10 years 46,141 M 103,804 M 131,422 M 65,996 M
11 to 15 years 77,256 M 61,583 M 91,800 M 43,462 M
16 to 20 years 53,640 M U U 47,323 M
21 to 25 years U U U U
26 years or more 22,757 M U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated U U U 97,899 M
Household with an ENERGY STAR® secondary refrigerator
Yes 76,310 M 151,790 M 215,876 M 89,866 M
No 178,467 A 185,730 A 148,500 M 128,267 M
Don't know 55,840 M 106,547 M 89,279 M 110,528 M
Not stated 49,017 M 71,985 M 144,547 M 195,182 M
What was done with the previous refrigerator when it was replaced with the current one?
No old refrigerator - current one is original/first 231,765 A 523,866 A 717,388 A 1,150,057 A
Disposed of refrigerator 244,575 A 382,294 A 310,256 A 774,852 A
Kept it at home and plugged in all year 53,890 M 103,771 M 58,888 M U
Kept it at home/plugged it in when needed 21,588 M U U U
Resold 83,328 A 116,592 M 104,258 M 159,346 M
Other 127,448 A 124,582 M 247,919 M 394,107 A
Don't know 92,630 M 146,142 M 316,957 M 435,746 A
Not stated U U 54,854 M 223,036 M

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Source:

2011 Survey of Household Energy Use