Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,379 2,416 2,450
Freezer 714   924 939 952
Dishwasher 604   1,232 1,251 1,269
Clothes Washer 871   1,413 1,435 1,456
Clothes Dryer 847   1,441 1,464 1,484
Range 1,201   1,867 1,896 1,923
Other Appliances1 12,353   29,556 30,281 31,066

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.66 0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.98   1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.83 15.97 16.16

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,379 2,416 2,450
Freezer 714   924 939 952
Dishwasher 604   1,232 1,251 1,269
Clothes Washer 871   1,413 1,435 1,456
Clothes Dryer 834   1,434 1,456 1,477
Range 1,131   1,634 1,659 1,683
Other Appliances1 12,353   29,556 30,281 31,066

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.66 0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.92   0.88 0.88 0.88
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.83 15.97 16.16

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.1   7.5 7.5 7.3
Range 69.9   233.4 237.0 240.4

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.00 0.00 0.00
Range 0.06   0.13 0.13 0.13

Footnotes:

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