Residential Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   448 452 457 453 452 455 455 459
Freezer 195   246 248 252 249 250 252 252 254
Dishwasher 93   188 193 198 199 202 203 203 205
Clothes Washer 225   317 320 326 324 324 326 326 329
Clothes Dryer 221   311 317 322 320 323 325 325 328
Range 278   373 381 386 386 391 393 393 397
Other Appliances1 3,183   6,133 6,310 6,375 6,401 6,574 6,655 6,681 6,839

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.17 1.17 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16
Freezer 0.62   0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.49 0.50 0.51 0.51 0.52 0.52 0.52 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.70   0.81 0.82 0.82 0.82 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Range 0.88   0.97 0.98 0.98 0.99 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Other Appliances1 10.12   16.02 16.27 16.24 16.42 16.80 16.92 16.99 17.23

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 337   448 452 457 453 452 455 455 459
Freezer 195   246 248 252 249 250 252 252 254
Dishwasher 93   188 193 198 199 202 203 203 205
Clothes Washer 225   317 320 326 324 324 326 326 329
Clothes Dryer 217   311 317 322 320 323 325 325 328
Range 278   370 374 375 372 373 375 375 379
Other Appliances1 3,183   6,133 6,310 6,375 6,401 6,574 6,655 6,681 6,839

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.07   1.17 1.17 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16 1.16
Freezer 0.62   0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64 0.64
Dishwasher 0.30   0.49 0.50 0.51 0.51 0.52 0.52 0.52 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.71   0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Clothes Dryer 0.69   0.81 0.82 0.82 0.82 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Range 0.88   0.97 0.97 0.96 0.95 0.95 0.95 0.95 0.95
Other Appliances1 10.12   16.02 16.27 16.24 16.42 16.80 16.92 16.99 17.23

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   3.5 7.1 10.8 14.3 18.0 18.1 18.1 18.3

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   0.01 0.02 0.03 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05

Footnotes:

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