Residential Sector
Alberta
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  2000   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,379   1,413 1,439 1,469 1,507 1,558 1,630
Freezer 751   763 773 780 797 806 838
Dishwasher 725   757 790 822 850 880 926
Clothes Washer 942   967 983 1,006 1,030 1,061 1,108
Clothes Dryer 1,023   1,049 1,069 1,096 1,124 1,160 1,212
Range 1,098   1,126 1,149 1,173 1,196 1,229 1,277
Other Appliances1 14,363   15,290 16,056 16,513 17,326 18,433 19,616

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.25   1.25 1.25 1.25 1.26 1.26 1.27
Freezer 0.68   0.68 0.67 0.66 0.67 0.65 0.65
Dishwasher 0.66   0.67 0.68 0.70 0.71 0.71 0.72
Clothes Washer 0.85   0.86 0.85 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.86
Clothes Dryer 0.93   0.93 0.93 0.93 0.94 0.94 0.95
Range 0.99   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 13.02   13.53 13.92 14.05 14.45 14.97 15.32

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,379   1,413 1,439 1,469 1,507 1,558 1,630
Freezer 751   763 773 780 797 806 838
Dishwasher 725   757 790 822 850 880 926
Clothes Washer 942   967 983 1,006 1,030 1,061 1,108
Clothes Dryer 936   959 977 1,001 1,026 1,059 1,106
Range 1,006   1,032 1,055 1,073 1,085 1,113 1,151
Other Appliances1 14,363   15,290 16,056 16,513 17,326 18,433 19,616

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.25   1.25 1.25 1.25 1.26 1.26 1.27
Freezer 0.68   0.68 0.67 0.66 0.67 0.65 0.65
Dishwasher 0.66   0.67 0.68 0.70 0.71 0.71 0.72
Clothes Washer 0.85   0.86 0.85 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.86
Clothes Dryer 0.85   0.85 0.85 0.85 0.86 0.86 0.86
Range 0.91   0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.90 0.90
Other Appliances1 13.02   13.53 13.92 14.05 14.45 14.97 15.32

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 86.9   89.8 92.5 95.1 97.8 101.3 106.4
Range 91.5   93.7 94.4 99.7 111.2 115.5 126.0

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.08   0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08
Range 0.08   0.08 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.10

Footnotes:

1) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as microwaves, televisions, cable boxes, video cassette recorders, stereo systems and computers.