Residential Sector
Quebec
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 2,877   3,406 3,461 3,524 3,594 3,663 3,726
Freezer 1,153   1,365 1,395 1,428 1,450 1,463 1,486
Dishwasher 1,110   1,398 1,423 1,462 1,506 1,551 1,610
Clothes Washer 2,073   2,463 2,501 2,543 2,583 2,614 2,664
Clothes Dryer 1,982   2,354 2,393 2,439 2,480 2,511 2,562
Range 2,523   2,866 2,896 2,934 2,971 3,014 3,055
Other Appliances1 24,867   32,980 34,121 35,188 37,046 39,191 41,668

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.12   1.18 1.19 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.21
Freezer 0.45   0.47 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48
Dishwasher 0.43   0.48 0.49 0.50 0.50 0.51 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.81   0.85 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.87
Clothes Dryer 0.77   0.82 0.82 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Range 0.99   0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99
Other Appliances1 9.71   11.43 11.70 11.92 12.39 12.92 13.55

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 2,877   3,406 3,461 3,524 3,594 3,663 3,726
Freezer 1,153   1,365 1,395 1,428 1,450 1,463 1,486
Dishwasher 1,110   1,398 1,423 1,462 1,506 1,551 1,610
Clothes Washer 2,073   2,463 2,501 2,543 2,583 2,614 2,664
Clothes Dryer 1,980   2,354 2,393 2,439 2,480 2,511 2,562
Range 2,485   2,836 2,866 2,904 2,941 2,983 3,024
Other Appliances1 24,867   32,980 34,121 35,188 37,046 39,191 41,668

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.12   1.18 1.19 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.21
Freezer 0.45   0.47 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48 0.48
Dishwasher 0.43   0.48 0.49 0.50 0.50 0.51 0.52
Clothes Washer 0.81   0.85 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.86 0.87
Clothes Dryer 0.77   0.82 0.82 0.83 0.83 0.83 0.83
Range 0.97   0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98
Other Appliances1 9.71   11.43 11.70 11.92 12.39 12.92 13.55

Stock of Natural Gas Appliances (thousands)
Clothes Dryer 2.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Range 37.8   30.0 29.6 29.7 30.0 30.3 30.7

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   0.01 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.