Residential Sector
British Columbia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,288 2,274 2,319 2,344 2,347 2,349
Freezer 714   899 886 901 911 912 913
Dishwasher 604   1,207 1,196 1,201 1,214 1,216 1,217
Clothes Washer 871   1,407 1,378 1,378 1,393 1,394 1,396
Clothes Dryer 847   1,422 1,398 1,407 1,422 1,423 1,424
Range 1,201   1,805 1,791 1,820 1,840 1,842 1,844
Other Appliances1 12,353   27,824 27,979 28,208 28,408 28,690 28,983

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.26 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.49 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.67 0.67 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.78 0.77 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.79 0.78 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.98   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.36 15.60 15.50 15.44 15.58 15.72

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 1,420   2,288 2,274 2,319 2,344 2,347 2,349
Freezer 714   899 886 901 911 912 913
Dishwasher 604   1,207 1,196 1,201 1,214 1,216 1,217
Clothes Washer 871   1,407 1,378 1,378 1,393 1,394 1,396
Clothes Dryer 834   1,412 1,389 1,398 1,413 1,415 1,416
Range 1,131   1,588 1,568 1,593 1,610 1,612 1,614
Other Appliances1 12,353   27,824 27,979 28,208 28,408 28,690 28,983

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.16   1.26 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27 1.27
Freezer 0.58   0.50 0.49 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.49   0.67 0.67 0.66 0.66 0.66 0.66
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.78 0.77 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.76
Clothes Dryer 0.68   0.78 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77 0.77
Range 0.92   0.88 0.87 0.88 0.88 0.88 0.88
Other Appliances1 10.10   15.36 15.60 15.50 15.44 15.58 15.72

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 13.1   10.1 9.4 9.0 8.7 8.2 7.8
Range 69.9   216.9 222.8 227.5 230.0 230.3 230.5

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.01 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Range 0.06   0.12 0.12 0.13 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.