Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   402 408 415 421 428 434 439 444
Freezer 195   233 235 236 238 241 241 243 244
Dishwasher 93   142 147 153 158 167 172 179 182
Clothes Washer 225   295 297 300 303 308 308 312 314
Clothes Dryer 221   277 282 286 289 295 298 302 306
Range 278   333 337 343 347 353 360 364 367
Other Appliances1 3,183   4,448 4,633 4,893 5,093 5,366 5,526 5,810 5,984

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.13 1.14 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.16 1.17 1.17
Freezer 0.62   0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.64 0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.40 0.41 0.42 0.43 0.45 0.46 0.47 0.48
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.82 0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.70   0.78 0.78 0.79 0.79 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.81
Range 0.88   0.94 0.94 0.94 0.95 0.95 0.96 0.97 0.97
Other Appliances1 10.12   12.50 12.89 13.49 13.89 14.48 14.78 15.41 15.76

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   402 408 415 421 428 434 439 444
Freezer 195   233 235 236 238 241 241 243 244
Dishwasher 93   142 147 153 158 167 172 179 182
Clothes Washer 225   295 297 300 303 308 308 312 314
Clothes Dryer 217   277 282 286 289 295 298 302 306
Range 278   333 337 343 347 353 360 364 367
Other Appliances1 3,183   4,448 4,633 4,893 5,093 5,366 5,526 5,810 5,984

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.13 1.14 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.16 1.17 1.17
Freezer 0.62   0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.65 0.64 0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.40 0.41 0.42 0.43 0.45 0.46 0.47 0.48
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.82 0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.78 0.78 0.79 0.79 0.80 0.80 0.80 0.81
Range 0.88   0.94 0.94 0.94 0.95 0.95 0.96 0.97 0.97
Other Appliances1 10.12   12.50 12.89 13.49 13.89 14.48 14.78 15.41 15.76

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 3.9   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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   0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 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.