Residential Sector
Alberta
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,283 1,322 1,350 1,379 1,413 1,439
Freezer 602   703 724 736 751 763 773
Dishwasher 496   623 656 691 725 757 790
Clothes Washer 689   859 890 915 942 967 983
Clothes Dryer 692   905 951 995 1,023 1,049 1,069
Range 900   1,020 1,047 1,071 1,098 1,126 1,149
Other Appliances1 9,810   12,444 13,251 13,835 14,363 15,290 16,056

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
Freezer 0.66   0.68 0.69 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.67
Dishwasher 0.55   0.61 0.62 0.64 0.66 0.67 0.68
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.84 0.84 0.85 0.85 0.86 0.85
Clothes Dryer 0.76   0.88 0.90 0.92 0.93 0.93 0.93
Range 0.99   0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.81   12.12 12.58 12.85 13.02 13.53 13.92

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,283 1,322 1,350 1,379 1,413 1,439
Freezer 602   703 724 736 751 763 773
Dishwasher 496   623 656 691 725 757 790
Clothes Washer 689   859 890 915 942 967 983
Clothes Dryer 617   825 869 911 936 959 977
Range 834   936 960 985 1,006 1,032 1,055
Other Appliances1 9,810   12,444 13,251 13,835 14,363 15,290 16,056

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25 1.25
Freezer 0.66   0.68 0.69 0.68 0.68 0.68 0.67
Dishwasher 0.55   0.61 0.62 0.64 0.66 0.67 0.68
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.84 0.84 0.85 0.85 0.86 0.85
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.80 0.83 0.85 0.85 0.85 0.85
Range 0.92   0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91 0.91
Other Appliances1 10.81   12.12 12.58 12.85 13.02 13.53 13.92

Clothes Washer
Clothes Dryer 74.5   80.2 81.9 84.2 86.9 89.8 92.5
Range 66.4   83.8 86.7 86.6 91.5 93.7 94.4

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   0.08 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.