11.10 - COMPUTER PRINTER
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a computer printer
Yes 9,566,999 A 589,659 A 2,126,554 A 3,698,327 A
No 2,001,968 A 151,146 A 567,144 A 635,287 A
Not stated 582,633 A 56,333 M 221,375 M 221,639 M
Number of computer printers
One 7,644,053 A 473,179 A 1,783,457 A 2,974,220 A
Two 1,000,506 A 32,875 M 191,783 A 412,384 A
Three or more 120,547 M U U 78,186 M
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 1,371,447 A 132,074 A 348,427 A 449,365 A
Age of the most frequently used computer printer
5 years or less 7,111,942 A 417,284 A 1,578,284 A 2,849,123 A
6 to 10 years 1,330,855 A 83,988 A 331,019 A 492,005 A
11 years or more 140,006 A U U U
Don't know U U U U
Not stated 1,513,342 A 139,909 A 384,901 A 507,592 A
Households with an ENERGY STAR® qualified computer printer (most frequently used computer printer)
Yes 3,669,862 A 222,965 A 837,613 A 1,439,457 A
No 1,396,802 A 73,239 A 416,972 A 463,324 A
Don't know 3,227,016 A 180,710 A 613,717 A 1,373,576 A
Not stated 1,855,952 A 169,078 A 479,627 A 643,610 A
Statement that best describes how the household uses their most frequently used computer printer
The printer is manually turned on when the computer is turned on and manually turned off when the computer is turned off 1,631,045 A 94,874 M 437,438 A 618,862 A
When using the computer, the printer is manually turned on only when needed and then manually turned off when not needed 4,888,745 A 336,788 A 1,079,533 A 1,979,906 A
The printer is on or in stand-by mode all the time (even if the computer is off) 3,018,122 A 151,716 A 621,604 A 1,103,981 A
Don't know 195,432 M U U 80,848 M
Not stated 416,288 A 45,211 M 144,012 M 136,369 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