Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   346 351 359 364 376 383 389 396
Freezer 195   200 203 209 212 218 223 224 228
Dishwasher 93   99 102 107 109 115 121 127 133
Clothes Washer 225   234 238 246 252 262 273 281 286
Clothes Dryer 221   229 234 241 245 252 259 264 269
Range 278   286 291 299 304 313 319 323 327
Other Appliances1 3,183   3,300 3,444 3,500 3,618 3,809 3,924 4,096 4,296

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.07 1.07 1.08 1.08 1.10 1.10 1.12 1.13
Freezer 0.62   0.62 0.62 0.63 0.63 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.65
Dishwasher 0.30   0.31 0.31 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.38
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.72 0.73 0.74 0.75 0.77 0.78 0.81 0.81
Clothes Dryer 0.70   0.71 0.72 0.72 0.73 0.74 0.75 0.76 0.76
Range 0.88   0.89 0.89 0.90 0.91 0.91 0.92 0.93 0.93
Other Appliances1 10.12   10.23 10.52 10.51 10.76 11.11 11.29 11.76 12.22

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   346 351 359 364 376 383 389 396
Freezer 195   200 203 209 212 218 223 224 228
Dishwasher 93   99 102 107 109 115 121 127 133
Clothes Washer 225   234 238 246 252 262 273 281 286
Clothes Dryer 217   225 230 238 242 249 258 264 268
Range 278   286 291 299 304 313 319 323 327
Other Appliances1 3,183   3,300 3,444 3,500 3,618 3,809 3,924 4,096 4,296

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.07 1.07 1.08 1.08 1.10 1.10 1.12 1.13
Freezer 0.62   0.62 0.62 0.63 0.63 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.65
Dishwasher 0.30   0.31 0.31 0.32 0.32 0.34 0.35 0.37 0.38
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.72 0.73 0.74 0.75 0.77 0.78 0.81 0.81
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.70 0.70 0.71 0.72 0.73 0.74 0.76 0.76
Range 0.88   0.89 0.89 0.90 0.91 0.91 0.92 0.93 0.93
Other Appliances1 10.12   10.23 10.52 10.51 10.76 11.11 11.29 11.76 12.22

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 3.9   4.1 4.1 3.3 3.5 2.6 1.6 0.8 0.8
Range 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.01   0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00
Range 0.00   0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Footnotes:

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