Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   1,442 1,494 1,520 1,566 1,649 1,715
Freezer 714   727 751 757 775 812 831
Dishwasher 604   619 646 668 710 767 807
Clothes Washer 871   893 931 947 985 1,044 1,078
Clothes Dryer 847   867 908 927 964 1,025 1,066
Range 1,201   1,218 1,261 1,278 1,318 1,382 1,426
Other Appliances1 12,353   12,593 13,288 13,536 14,343 15,552 16,244

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.17 1.18
Freezer 0.58   0.59 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.57
Dishwasher 0.49   0.50 0.50 0.51 0.53 0.54 0.56
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.72 0.72 0.73 0.73 0.74 0.74
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.70 0.71 0.71 0.72 0.73 0.74
Range 0.98   0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98
Other Appliances1 10.10   10.14 10.32 10.37 10.67 11.04 11.21

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   1,442 1,494 1,520 1,566 1,649 1,715
Freezer 714   727 751 757 775 812 831
Dishwasher 604   619 646 668 710 767 807
Clothes Washer 871   893 931 947 985 1,044 1,078
Clothes Dryer 834   852 892 910 946 1,007 1,050
Range 1,131   1,146 1,184 1,202 1,237 1,296 1,330
Other Appliances1 12,353   12,593 13,288 13,536 14,343 15,552 16,244

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.17 1.18
Freezer 0.58   0.59 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.57
Dishwasher 0.49   0.50 0.50 0.51 0.53 0.54 0.56
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.72 0.72 0.73 0.73 0.74 0.74
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.69 0.69 0.70 0.70 0.72 0.72
Range 0.92   0.92 0.92 0.92 0.92 0.92 0.92
Other Appliances1 10.10   10.14 10.32 10.37 10.67 11.04 11.21

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.1   14.8 16.0 16.4 17.4 17.3 16.4
Range 69.9   72.0 77.3 76.3 80.3 86.6 96.4

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01
Range 0.06   0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.07

Footnotes:

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