10.3 - COOKING APPLIANCES
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a regular stove/range, separate cooktop or built-in oven
Yes 13,450,475 A 971,853 A 3,344,675 A 4,990,425 A
No U U U U
Not stated 129,294 M U U U
Households with a regular stove/range
Yes 12,753,597 A 912,709 A 3,122,856 A 4,772,732 A
No 494,445 A 37,046 M 146,531 M 167,320 M
Not stated 351,078 A 30,150 M 116,828 M 123,427 M
Age of the regular stove/range
5 years or less 4,410,144 A 312,219 A 1,072,322 A 1,689,157 A
6 to 10 years 3,635,798 A 246,423 A 990,613 A 1,349,129 A
11 to 15 years 2,057,557 A 116,193 A 582,839 A 735,646 A
16 to 20 years 852,370 A 60,236 M 166,285 M 333,246 A
21 to 25 years 382,575 A 52,604 M 84,987 M 157,970 A
26 years or more 339,251 A 23,938 M 117,477 M 106,310 M
Don't know 1,075,902 A 101,096 M U 401,274 A
Not stated 351,078 A 30,150 M 116,828 M 123,427 M
Energy source of the regular stove/range
Electricity 9,821,595 A 765,878 A 2,839,213 A 3,320,069 A
Natural gas 1,039,203 A U U 681,230 A
Electricity and natural gas 335,656 M U U 230,223 M
Propane 123,797 M U U U
Don't know 185,881 M U U U
Not stated 1,598,544 A 140,305 A 280,949 M 579,219 A
Households with a separate cooktop
Yes 1,768,624 A 128,526 A 416,338 A 537,731 A
No 8,614,299 A 560,028 A 1,982,227 A 3,420,490 A
Not stated 3,216,198 A 291,350 A 987,650 A 1,105,257 A
Age of the separate cooktop
5 years or less 724,578 A 33,323 M 193,219 M 168,906 M
6 to 10 years 337,178 A U U 162,166 M
11 to 15 years 166,704 M U U U
16 to 20 years 109,665 M U U U
21 to 25 years 94,756 M U U U
26 years or more 78,183 M U U U
Don't know 257,559 M U U U
Not stated 3,216,198 A 291,350 A 987,650 A 1,105,257 A
Energy source of the separate cooktop
Electricity 1,013,996 A 96,989 A 334,770 A 295,509 A
Natural gas 247,640 M U 117,552 M
Electricity and natural gas U U
Propane U U U U
Don't know U U
Not stated 3,646,265 A 316,747 A 1,052,606 A 1,192,239 A
Households with a built-in oven
Yes 2,468,491 A 129,342 A 421,066 A 872,443 A
No 7,840,975 A 554,586 A 1,957,379 A 3,098,690 A
Not stated 3,289,654 A 295,977 A 1,007,770 A 1,092,345 A
Age of the built-in oven
5 years or less 968,906 A 22,345 M 174,259 M 364,235 A
6 to 10 years 444,163 A 26,815 M U 240,026 A
11 to 15 years 341,397 M U U 79,344 M
16 to 20 years 209,680 M U U U
21 to 25 years 82,914 M U U U
26 years or more 86,800 M U U U
Don't know 334,631 M U U U
Not stated 3,289,654 A 295,977 A 1,007,770 A 1,092,345 A
Energy source of the built-in oven
Electricity 1,732,320 A 102,513 A 309,307 A 618,854 A
Natural gas 96,334 M U
Electricity and natural gas U U
Propane U U U
Don't know U U
Not stated 3,839,153 A 320,946 A 1,119,529 A 1,240,614 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 2,562,995 A 256,384 A 457,679 A 905,751 A
Two times a day 4,001,062 A 291,741 A 1,020,200 A 1,593,772 A
Once a day 4,410,573 A 252,933 A 1,187,040 A 1,620,979 A
A few times each week 1,873,833 A 132,350 A 470,140 A 761,471 A
Once a week 164,912 M U U U
Less than once a week 133,991 M U U U
Never U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 329,896 A U 178,360 M U
Households with a microwave oven
Yes 12,812,836 A 956,282 A 3,254,474 A 4,714,450 A
No 748,055 A U U 341,878 M
Not stated U U U U
Age of the microwave oven
5 years or less 6,382,397 A 466,123 A 1,523,661 A 2,389,458 A
6 to 10 years 3,643,219 A 282,959 A 885,607 A 1,389,781 A
11 to 15 years 1,300,930 A 83,537 A 465,596 A 436,647 A
16 to 20 years 509,834 A 51,261 A 123,598 M 170,225 A
21 to 25 years 333,625 A 25,117 M 113,731 M 110,653 M
26 years or more 140,175 M U U U
Don't know 208,858 M U U U
Not stated 332,029 A U U 126,434 M
Use of the microwave oven during an average week
Less than 5 minutes 1,105,424 A 48,595 M 276,073 M 404,477 A
5 to 15 minutes 3,490,685 A 266,352 A 1,012,599 A 1,169,973 A
16 to 30 minutes 3,557,072 A 268,169 A 980,207 A 1,400,161 A
31 to 60 minutes 3,079,694 A 230,993 A 673,876 A 1,149,911 A
61 minutes to 2 hours 894,265 A 70,564 M 144,192 M 333,788 A
More than 2 hours 293,303 A 31,070 M U 145,417 M
Don't know 294,372 A U U 95,357 M
Not stated 136,251 M 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