Residential Sector
Canada
Table 35: Single Detached and Single Attached Water Heater Stock by Energy Source
  1990   1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total Single Detached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 5,855   6,697 6,777 6,869 6,955 7,060 7,171 7,285

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 2,936   3,085 3,095 3,107 3,113 3,133 3,164 3,191
Natural Gas 2,555   3,202 3,261 3,331 3,406 3,494 3,572 3,657
Heating Oil 311   343 352 361 365 361 360 360
Other1 40   30 26 24 24 24 26 27
Wood 14   38 42 47 48 47 49 50

Shares (%)
Electricity 50.1   46.1 45.7 45.2 44.8 44.4 44.1 43.8
Natural Gas 43.6   47.8 48.1 48.5 49.0 49.5 49.8 50.2
Heating Oil 5.3   5.1 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9
Other1 0.7   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.2   0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Total Single Attached Water Heater Stock (thousands) 970   1,221 1,248 1,278 1,304 1,333 1,364 1,399

Water Heater Stock by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 461   523 529 536 538 542 549 555
Natural Gas 461   637 655 676 699 724 748 776
Heating Oil 40   50 52 54 55 54 53 54
Other1 6   5 5 5 5 5 5 6
Wood 2   6 7 8 8 8 9 9

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.5   42.8 42.4 42.0 41.3 40.7 40.2 39.7
Natural Gas 47.6   52.1 52.5 52.9 53.6 54.3 54.8 55.4
Heating Oil 4.1   4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.9
Other1 0.6   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 0.2   0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.