10.3 - COOKING APPLIANCES
  Number of households by region Number of households by size of household
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia One member
Households with a regular stove/range, separate cooktop or built-in oven
Yes 879,517 A 1,442,251 A 1,821,754 A 3,174,842 A
No U U U
Not stated U U U U
Households with a regular stove/range
Yes 841,008 A 1,358,799 A 1,745,493 A 3,084,890 A
No U U 55,776 M U
Not stated U U U 47,556 M
Age of the regular stove/range
5 years or less 279,783 A 339,214 A 717,448 A 854,026 A
6 to 10 years 174,887 A 473,278 A 401,469 M 678,336 A
11 to 15 years 128,249 A 233,968 A 260,662 M 551,082 A
16 to 20 years 54,275 M 88,292 M 150,036 M 273,862 M
21 to 25 years 39,446 M U U 115,825 A
26 years or more 31,419 M U 43,806 M 179,593 M
Don't know 132,948 A 191,175 M 141,075 M 432,166 A
Not stated U U U 47,556 M
Energy source of the regular stove/range
Electricity 668,924 A 966,033 A 1,261,479 A 2,380,512 A
Natural gas U 105,661 M 217,616 M 129,875 M
Electricity and natural gas U U U U
Propane U U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 166,673 A 235,930 M 195,468 M 498,802 A
Households with a separate cooktop
Yes 92,164 M 199,284 M 394,580 M 283,128 M
No 574,781 A 942,604 A 1,134,169 A 1,926,523 A
Not stated 222,327 A 306,865 A 302,748 M 1,006,652 A
Age of the separate cooktop
5 years or less U U 240,364 M U
6 to 10 years U U U U
11 to 15 years U U U U
16 to 20 years U U U U
21 to 25 years U U U U
26 years or more U U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 222,327 A 306,865 A 302,748 M 1,006,652 A
Energy source of the separate cooktop
Electricity 64,267 M 68,898 M U 165,584 M
Natural gas U U U U
Electricity and natural gas U U
Propane U
Don't know U U U
Not stated 248,960 A 394,291 A 441,423 A 1,092,878 A
Households with a built-in oven
Yes 143,225 A 325,038 M 577,377 A 392,201 A
No 517,809 A 830,650 A 881,861 A 1,859,311 A
Not stated 228,239 A 293,064 A 372,259 M 964,791 A
Age of the built-in oven
5 years or less 57,258 M U 282,498 M U
6 to 10 years U U 33,520 M U
11 to 15 years U U U U
16 to 20 years U U U U
21 to 25 years U U U U
26 years or more U U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 228,239 A 293,064 A 372,259 M 964,791 A
Energy source of the built-in oven
Electricity 72,197 M 184,368 M 445,080 M 189,482 M
Natural gas U U U U
Electricity and natural gas U U
Propane U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 295,573 A 398,313 A 464,178 A 1,144,971 A
Use of the regular stove/range or built-in oven with a separate cooktop during an average week
Three or more times a day 171,777 A 360,846 M 410,558 M 406,454 A
Two times a day 280,974 A 358,942 A 455,434 A 694,367 A
Once a day 266,901 A 420,572 A 662,147 A 849,266 A
A few times each week 115,298 A 183,021 M 211,553 M 918,243 A
Once a week U U U U
Less than once a week U U U 103,153 M
Never U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated U U U 77,974 M
Households with a microwave oven
Yes 868,697 A 1,350,530 A 1,668,402 A 2,912,942 A
No U U 160,414 M 275,482 M
Not stated U U U
Age of the microwave oven
5 years or less 387,738 A 616,376 A 999,040 A 1,286,654 A
6 to 10 years 256,097 A 428,983 A 399,793 A 839,607 A
11 to 15 years 89,931 A 111,041 M 114,178 M 345,599 A
16 to 20 years 53,616 M U U 151,260 M
21 to 25 years U U U 80,938 M
26 years or more U U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated U U U 119,046 M
Use of the microwave oven during an average week
Less than 5 minutes 42,441 M U 266,855 M 263,330 M
5 to 15 minutes 252,015 A 306,077 A 483,670 A 819,079 A
16 to 30 minutes 237,577 A 408,542 A 262,417 A 844,209 A
31 to 60 minutes 216,033 A 334,539 A 474,342 M 662,196 A
61 minutes to 2 hours 69,027 M 157,744 M 118,950 M 151,088 M
More than 2 hours U U U 66,483 M
Don't know U U U U
Not stated U U U U

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