Residential Sector
Quebec
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 2,877   3,016 3,060 3,120 3,181 3,275 3,343
Freezer 1,153   1,225 1,252 1,271 1,288 1,325 1,356
Dishwasher 1,110   1,180 1,215 1,265 1,298 1,338 1,379
Clothes Washer 2,073   2,184 2,224 2,266 2,309 2,373 2,434
Clothes Dryer 1,982   2,089 2,126 2,163 2,210 2,272 2,332
Range 2,523   2,640 2,670 2,707 2,741 2,797 2,841
Other Appliances1 24,867   25,814 26,626 27,335 28,214 30,269 31,268

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.12   1.13 1.14 1.15 1.15 1.16 1.17
Freezer 0.45   0.46 0.47 0.47 0.47 0.47 0.47
Dishwasher 0.43   0.44 0.45 0.47 0.47 0.48 0.48
Clothes Washer 0.81   0.82 0.83 0.83 0.84 0.84 0.85
Clothes Dryer 0.77   0.79 0.79 0.80 0.80 0.81 0.82
Range 0.99   0.99 0.99 1.00 0.99 0.99 0.99
Other Appliances1 9.71   9.71 9.92 10.05 10.24 10.76 10.94

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 2,877   3,016 3,060 3,120 3,181 3,275 3,343
Freezer 1,153   1,225 1,252 1,271 1,288 1,325 1,356
Dishwasher 1,110   1,180 1,215 1,265 1,298 1,338 1,379
Clothes Washer 2,073   2,184 2,224 2,266 2,309 2,373 2,434
Clothes Dryer 1,980   2,087 2,123 2,160 2,208 2,271 2,331
Range 2,485   2,599 2,632 2,671 2,706 2,763 2,812
Other Appliances1 24,867   25,814 26,626 27,335 28,214 30,269 31,268

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.12   1.13 1.14 1.15 1.15 1.16 1.17
Freezer 0.45   0.46 0.47 0.47 0.47 0.47 0.47
Dishwasher 0.43   0.44 0.45 0.47 0.47 0.48 0.48
Clothes Washer 0.81   0.82 0.83 0.83 0.84 0.84 0.85
Clothes Dryer 0.77   0.79 0.79 0.79 0.80 0.81 0.82
Range 0.97   0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98
Other Appliances1 9.71   9.71 9.92 10.05 10.24 10.76 10.94

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 2.0   2.5 3.1 2.3 1.6 1.0 0.6
Range 37.8   40.5 38.3 36.8 34.8 33.8 28.9

Natural Gas Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Clothes Dryer 0.00   0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Range 0.01   0.02 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01

Footnotes:

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