Residential Sector
Quebec
Table 31: Appliance Stock by Appliance Type and Energy Source
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Appliance Stock by Appliance Type (thousands)
Refrigerator 2,877   3,806 3,885 3,966 4,038 4,100 4,164
Freezer 1,153   1,518 1,529 1,595 1,625 1,656 1,671
Dishwasher 1,110   1,658 1,720 1,747 1,789 1,834 1,881
Clothes Washer 2,073   2,703 2,738 2,789 2,822 2,857 2,898
Clothes Dryer 1,982   2,607 2,655 2,716 2,755 2,795 2,833
Range 2,523   3,097 3,141 3,192 3,235 3,280 3,332
Other Appliances1 24,867   42,991 45,534 47,859 49,796 51,052 52,477

Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.12   1.22 1.23 1.23 1.24 1.24 1.24
Freezer 0.45   0.49 0.48 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.43   0.53 0.54 0.54 0.55 0.55 0.56
Clothes Washer 0.81   0.87 0.86 0.87 0.86 0.86 0.86
Clothes Dryer 0.77   0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.85 0.85
Range 0.99   0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99 0.99
Other Appliances1 9.71   13.77 14.37 14.86 15.24 15.44 15.66

Stock of Electric Appliances (thousands)
Refrigerator 2,877   3,806 3,885 3,966 4,038 4,100 4,164
Freezer 1,153   1,518 1,529 1,595 1,625 1,656 1,671
Dishwasher 1,110   1,658 1,720 1,747 1,789 1,834 1,881
Clothes Washer 2,073   2,703 2,738 2,789 2,822 2,857 2,898
Clothes Dryer 1,980   2,607 2,655 2,716 2,755 2,795 2,833
Range 2,485   3,065 3,109 3,160 3,203 3,236 3,276
Other Appliances1 24,867   42,991 45,534 47,859 49,796 51,052 52,477

Electric Appliances per Household by Appliance Type
Refrigerator 1.12   1.22 1.23 1.23 1.24 1.24 1.24
Freezer 0.45   0.49 0.48 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Dishwasher 0.43   0.53 0.54 0.54 0.55 0.55 0.56
Clothes Washer 0.81   0.87 0.86 0.87 0.86 0.86 0.86
Clothes Dryer 0.77   0.84 0.84 0.84 0.84 0.85 0.85
Range 0.97   0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98 0.98
Other Appliances1 9.71   13.77 14.37 14.86 15.24 15.44 15.66

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   31.1 31.5 31.9 32.3 43.9 56.0

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 0.02

Footnotes:

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