Residential Sector
Alberta
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,149 1,156 1,187 1,198 1,230 1,258
Freezer 602   628 634 649 656 677 690
Dishwasher 496   520 528 542 551 576 604
Clothes Washer 689   721 730 757 770 801 831
Clothes Dryer 692   722 731 758 769 815 863
Range 900   932 938 958 965 987 1,007
Other Appliances1 9,810   10,013 10,516 10,575 10,914 11,556 11,901

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.22 1.22 1.23 1.23 1.24 1.24
Freezer 0.66   0.67 0.67 0.67 0.67 0.68 0.68
Dishwasher 0.55   0.55 0.56 0.56 0.57 0.58 0.60
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.77 0.77 0.78 0.79 0.81 0.82
Clothes Dryer 0.76   0.77 0.77 0.78 0.79 0.82 0.85
Range 0.99   0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99
Other Appliances1 10.81   10.63 11.11 10.94 11.22 11.62 11.73

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,149 1,156 1,187 1,198 1,230 1,258
Freezer 602   628 634 649 656 677 690
Dishwasher 496   520 528 542 551 576 604
Clothes Washer 689   721 730 757 770 801 831
Clothes Dryer 617   644 654 680 692 737 784
Range 834   863 866 885 887 907 924
Other Appliances1 9,810   10,013 10,516 10,575 10,914 11,556 11,901

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.22 1.22 1.23 1.23 1.24 1.24
Freezer 0.66   0.67 0.67 0.67 0.67 0.68 0.68
Dishwasher 0.55   0.55 0.56 0.56 0.57 0.58 0.60
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.77 0.77 0.78 0.79 0.81 0.82
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.68 0.69 0.70 0.71 0.74 0.77
Range 0.92   0.92 0.92 0.92 0.91 0.91 0.91
Other Appliances1 10.81   10.63 11.11 10.94 11.22 11.62 11.73

Clothes Washer
Clothes Dryer 74.5   77.7 76.6 77.6 76.6 78.4 78.8
Range 66.4   69.4 71.6 73.2 78.1 80.3 82.8

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 0.07   0.07 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.08

Footnotes:

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