Residential Sector
Alberta
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,469 1,507 1,558 1,630 1,679 1,716
Freezer 602   780 797 806 838 855 870
Dishwasher 496   822 850 880 926 969 1,003
Clothes Washer 689   1,006 1,030 1,061 1,108 1,147 1,176
Clothes Dryer 692   1,096 1,124 1,160 1,212 1,260 1,297
Range 900   1,173 1,196 1,229 1,277 1,314 1,344
Other Appliances1 9,810   16,513 17,326 18,433 19,616 20,145 20,564

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.25 1.26 1.26 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.66   0.66 0.67 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65
Dishwasher 0.55   0.70 0.71 0.71 0.72 0.74 0.74
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.86 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.87 0.87
Clothes Dryer 0.76   0.93 0.94 0.94 0.95 0.96 0.96
Range 0.99   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.81   14.05 14.45 14.97 15.32 15.29 15.27

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,107   1,469 1,507 1,558 1,630 1,679 1,716
Freezer 602   780 797 806 838 855 870
Dishwasher 496   822 850 880 926 969 1,003
Clothes Washer 689   1,006 1,030 1,061 1,108 1,147 1,176
Clothes Dryer 617   1,001 1,026 1,059 1,106 1,150 1,183
Range 834   1,073 1,085 1,113 1,151 1,178 1,204
Other Appliances1 9,810   16,513 17,326 18,433 19,616 20,145 20,564

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.22   1.25 1.26 1.26 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.66   0.66 0.67 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65
Dishwasher 0.55   0.70 0.71 0.71 0.72 0.74 0.74
Clothes Washer 0.76   0.86 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.87 0.87
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.85 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.87 0.88
Range 0.92   0.91 0.91 0.90 0.90 0.89 0.89
Other Appliances1 10.81   14.05 14.45 14.97 15.32 15.29 15.27

Clothes Washer
Clothes Dryer 74.5   95.1 97.8 101.3 106.4 110.4 113.8
Range 66.4   99.7 111.2 115.5 126.0 136.3 139.9

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 0.09 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.10

Footnotes:

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