Table 34 Distribution of clothes washers by type and region/province, 2004–2018 (%)
Clothes washer type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Front-loading
Canada 29.2 42.3 46.9 55.3 60.5 61.4 59.8 57.0
Atlantic and Quebec* 22.8 36.2 39.0 46.9 51.6 49.3 46.0 44.4
Ontario 27.7 45.4 50.5 58.3 64.0 65.3 65.8 61.2
Prairies 28.9 44.9 49.2 58.7 63.7 66.0 65.4 62.0
British Columbia and Territories 30.2 48.6 59.1 66.2 72.6 76.7 73.5 71.7
Top-loading
Canada 70.8 57.7 53.1 44.7 39.5 38.6 40.2 43.0
Atlantic and Quebec* 77.2 63.8 61.0 53.1 48.4 50.7 54.0 55.6
Ontario 72.3 54.6 49.5 41.7 36.0 34.7 34.2 38.8
Prairies 71.1 55.1 50.8 41.3 36.3 34.0 34.6 38.0
British Columbia and Territories 69.8 51.4 40.9 33.8 27.4 23.3 26.5 28.3

* For confidentiality reasons, the Atlantic provinces and Quebec have been grouped for this analysis.

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up to 100.