11.8 - COMPUTER
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a personal computer (including laptop)
Yes 11,912,317 A 769,339 A 2,786,693 A 4,495,565 A
No 1,447,522 A 182,767 A 471,141 A 508,226 A
Not stated 239,282 M U U U
Number of personal computers
One 5,291,687 A 377,509 A 1,391,948 A 2,006,302 A
Two 3,655,180 A 218,901 A 861,937 A 1,208,554 A
Three or more 2,279,273 A 92,891 A 402,002 A 1,102,241 A
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 906,793 A 107,443 A 248,537 M 232,344 A
Type of personal computer most frequently used
Desktop 5,832,740 A 398,550 A 1,544,326 A 2,155,747 A
Laptop 5,528,294 A 349,535 A 1,097,193 A 2,172,132 A
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 754,126 A 48,641 M 259,946 M 209,710 M
Age of the most frequently used personal computer
5 years or less 8,838,557 A 566,616 A 1,970,016 A 3,406,381 A
6 to 10 years 1,830,831 A 91,076 A 492,855 A 716,495 A
11 years or more 196,714 A U 95,458 M 42,246 M
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 1,232,183 A 128,060 A 354,247 A 370,761 A
Households with an ENERGY STAR® qualified personal computer (most frequently used personal computer)
Yes 4,787,295 A 290,333 A 1,054,126 A 1,843,196 A
No 1,680,413 A 94,272 A 529,651 A 569,826 A
Don't know 3,979,093 A 243,312 A 798,868 A 1,632,999 A
Not stated 1,704,799 A 169,221 A 532,428 A 509,231 A
Time the most frequently used personal computer is ON in a typical week
10 hours or less 3,452,272 A 241,841 A 953,790 A 1,200,366 A
11 to 20 hours 2,148,999 A 133,717 A 516,138 A 821,834 A
21 to 40 hours 2,237,219 A 116,526 A 454,317 A 939,710 A
41 hours or more 2,568,059 A 150,547 A 486,952 A 981,967 A
Don't know 1,340,624 A 118,734 A 335,320 A 473,533 A
Not stated 404,426 A 35,773 M 168,556 M 137,843 M
Time the most frequently used personal computer is IN USE in a typical week
10 hours or less 4,266,257 A 309,444 A 1,208,071 A 1,416,836 A
11 to 20 hours 2,918,277 A 195,702 A 677,322 A 1,083,260 A
21 to 40 hours 2,530,944 A 131,814 A 487,875 A 1,112,061 A
41 hours or more 817,578 A 35,842 M 120,623 M 332,741 A
Don't know 1,310,627 A 95,103 A 284,357 A 510,248 A
Not stated 307,916 A 29,234 M 136,826 M 100,105 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