Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   1,971 2,018 2,070 2,076 2,172 2,190
Freezer 714   880 884 889 867 884 873
Dishwasher 604   1,025 1,060 1,090 1,112 1,165 1,162
Clothes Washer 871   1,272 1,301 1,332 1,342 1,383 1,367
Clothes Dryer 847   1,262 1,289 1,324 1,337 1,387 1,378
Range 1,201   1,596 1,624 1,656 1,655 1,724 1,733
Other Appliances1 12,353   22,204 23,175 24,734 25,096 26,365 26,774

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.22 1.23 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26
Freezer 0.58   0.54 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.51 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.63 0.65 0.65 0.66 0.67 0.67
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.79 0.79 0.80 0.80 0.79 0.78
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.78 0.78 0.79 0.80 0.80 0.79
Range 0.98   0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99
Other Appliances1 10.10   13.74 14.11 14.76 14.98 15.14 15.36

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   1,971 2,018 2,070 2,076 2,172 2,190
Freezer 714   880 884 889 867 884 873
Dishwasher 604   1,025 1,060 1,090 1,112 1,165 1,162
Clothes Washer 871   1,272 1,301 1,332 1,342 1,383 1,367
Clothes Dryer 834   1,249 1,276 1,312 1,326 1,376 1,367
Range 1,131   1,440 1,454 1,480 1,472 1,522 1,525
Other Appliances1 12,353   22,204 23,175 24,734 25,096 26,365 26,774

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.22 1.23 1.23 1.24 1.25 1.26
Freezer 0.58   0.54 0.54 0.53 0.52 0.51 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.63 0.65 0.65 0.66 0.67 0.67
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.79 0.79 0.80 0.80 0.79 0.78
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.77 0.78 0.78 0.79 0.79 0.78
Range 0.92   0.89 0.88 0.88 0.88 0.87 0.87
Other Appliances1 10.10   13.74 14.11 14.76 14.98 15.14 15.36

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.1   12.8 12.3 11.8 11.1 10.9 10.3
Range 69.9   155.6 170.1 176.7 183.2 201.7 208.8

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   0.10 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.12

Footnotes:

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