Residential Sector
Canada
Table 35: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 5,855   6,016 6,136 6,250 6,349 6,459 6,547 6,617

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,936   2,993 3,022 3,053 3,056 3,065 3,072 3,076
Natural Gas 2,555   2,654 2,743 2,830 2,923 3,013 3,084 3,139
Heating Oil 311   313 314 309 307 316 325 335
Other1 40   42 43 44 43 40 37 33
Wood 14   14 14 14 20 24 30 34

Shares (%)
Electricity 50.1   49.7 49.3 48.9 48.1 47.5 46.9 46.5
Natural Gas 43.6   44.1 44.7 45.3 46.0 46.7 47.1 47.4
Heating Oil 5.3   5.2 5.1 4.9 4.8 4.9 5.0 5.1
Other1 0.7   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.5
Wood 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.5
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 970   1,012 1,048 1,084 1,115 1,142 1,168 1,194

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 461   476 488 499 504 507 511 517
Natural Gas 461   487 510 534 559 580 600 618
Heating Oil 40   41 42 42 42 44 46 48
Other1 6   6 7 7 7 7 6 6
Wood 2   2 2 2 3 4 4 5

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.5   47.1 46.5 46.0 45.2 44.4 43.8 43.3
Natural Gas 47.6   48.1 48.6 49.3 50.2 50.9 51.4 51.7
Heating Oil 4.1   4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.1
Other1 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5
Wood 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.