Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   1,781 1,809 1,842 1,874 1,901 1,934
Freezer 714   852 855 859 858 870 875
Dishwasher 604   853 886 907 936 964 988
Clothes Washer 871   1,123 1,155 1,175 1,196 1,226 1,246
Clothes Dryer 847   1,111 1,142 1,170 1,189 1,213 1,234
Range 1,201   1,474 1,492 1,511 1,532 1,556 1,577
Other Appliances1 12,353   17,287 18,015 18,448 18,662 20,275 21,442

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.19 1.20 1.20 1.21 1.21 1.21
Freezer 0.58   0.57 0.57 0.56 0.55 0.55 0.55
Dishwasher 0.49   0.57 0.59 0.59 0.60 0.61 0.62
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.75 0.76 0.77 0.77 0.78 0.78
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.74 0.76 0.76 0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.98   0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99
Other Appliances1 10.10   11.56 11.91 12.05 12.04 12.89 13.46

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   1,781 1,809 1,842 1,874 1,901 1,934
Freezer 714   852 855 859 858 870 875
Dishwasher 604   853 886 907 936 964 988
Clothes Washer 871   1,123 1,155 1,175 1,196 1,226 1,246
Clothes Dryer 834   1,094 1,127 1,155 1,175 1,199 1,220
Range 1,131   1,369 1,378 1,388 1,402 1,416 1,429
Other Appliances1 12,353   17,287 18,015 18,448 18,662 20,275 21,442

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.19 1.20 1.20 1.21 1.21 1.21
Freezer 0.58   0.57 0.57 0.56 0.55 0.55 0.55
Dishwasher 0.49   0.57 0.59 0.59 0.60 0.61 0.62
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.75 0.76 0.77 0.77 0.78 0.78
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.73 0.74 0.75 0.76 0.76 0.77
Range 0.92   0.92 0.91 0.91 0.90 0.90 0.90
Other Appliances1 10.10   11.56 11.91 12.05 12.04 12.89 13.46

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.1   16.5 15.8 15.3 14.7 14.1 13.4
Range 69.9   105.1 114.6 122.7 130.0 140.0 147.4

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   0.07 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09

Footnotes:

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