10.3 - COOKING APPLIANCES
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a regular stove/range, separate cooktop or built-in oven
Yes 13,955,380 A 988,382 A 3,531,893 A 5,153,351 A
No - U - U - U - U
Not stated 194,999 M - U - U - U
Households with a regular stove/range
Yes 13,370,931 A 933,350 A 3,397,818 A 4,931,941 A
No 353,209 A 41,720 M 61,885 M 141,426 M
Not stated 449,667 A 22,256 M 101,581 M 207,029 M
Age of the regular stove/range
Do not have/use appliance 353,209 A 41,720 M 61,885 M 141,426 M
5 years or less 4,548,155 A 266,949 A 1,123,269 A 1,709,105 A
6 to 10 years 3,887,566 A 313,216 A 1,160,445 A 1,254,340 A
11 to 15 years 2,156,718 A 170,446 A 481,215 A 884,588 A
16 to 20 years 930,574 A 65,575 A 291,079 A 344,078 A
21 to 25 years 391,905 A 27,473 M 110,058 M 114,137 M
26 years or more 381,361 A 23,549 M 126,306 M 117,228 M
Don't know 1,074,652 A 66,142 A 105,446 M 508,464 A
Not stated 449,667 A 22,256 M 101,581 M 207,029 M
Energy source of the regular stove/range
Not applicable 361,943 A 28,469 M 94,339 M 126,220 M
Electricity 11,575,565 A 895,031 A 3,303,717 A 3,986,541 A
Natural gas 1,179,847 A - U - U 677,821 A
Electricity and natural gas 357,683 A - U - U 175,251 M
Wood - U - U        
Propane 87,768 A 21,692 M 18,740 M 28,319 M
Don't know 113,101 M - U - U - U
Not stated 496,638 A 39,918 M 85,425 M 229,214 M
Households with a separate cooktop
Yes 1,889,614 A 139,600 A 414,847 A 671,718 A
No 6,671,622 A 395,115 A 1,637,658 A 2,558,482 A
Not stated 5,612,572 A 462,611 A 1,508,780 A 2,050,197 A
Age of the separate cooktop
Do not have/use appliance 6,671,622 A 395,115 A 1,637,658 A 2,558,482 A
5 years or less 515,590 A 44,943 M 115,475 M 189,290 M
6 to 10 years 450,861 A 24,875 M 112,916 M 98,210 M
11 to 15 years 237,396 A 25,854 M 68,502 M 90,172 M
16 to 20 years 134,997 A - U 39,302 M 43,141 M
21 to 25 years 134,970 M - U 32,755 M - U
26 years or more 51,684 M - U - U - U
Don't know 364,116 A 25,368 M - U 198,187 M
Not stated 5,612,572 A 462,611 A 1,508,780 A 2,050,197 A
Energy source of the separate cooktop
Not applicable 7,058,330 A 421,818 A 1,665,022 A 2,747,486 A
Electricity 1,465,105 A 136,329 A 413,372 A 430,455 A
Natural gas 309,667 A - U - U 143,417 M
Electricity and natural gas 23,583 M - U - U - U
Wood - U         - U
Propane 27,047 M - U - U - U
Don't know 192,210 M - U - U - U
Not stated 5,096,279 A 421,988 A 1,410,653 A 1,847,539 A
Households with a built-in oven
Yes 2,657,828 A 174,990 A 359,434 A 1,144,047 A
No 6,148,338 A 377,764 A 1,634,905 A 2,214,170 A
Not stated 5,367,641 A 444,572 A 1,566,947 A 1,922,179 A
Age of the built-in oven
Do not have/use appliance 6,148,338 A 377,764 A 1,634,905 A 2,214,170 A
5 years or less 710,048 A 52,853 M 75,786 M 347,473 A
6 to 10 years 750,210 A 56,695 M 99,129 M 306,073 A
11 to 15 years 340,460 A 22,569 M 70,025 M 142,805 M
16 to 20 years 155,295 M - U 34,258 M 35,509 M
21 to 25 years 154,976 M - U 37,412 M - U
26 years or more 126,605 M - U - U - U
Don't know 420,234 A 21,075 M - U 239,635 M
Not stated 5,367,641 A 444,572 A 1,566,947 A 1,922,179 A
Energy source of the built-in oven
Not applicable 6,928,313 A 413,952 A 1,806,000 A 2,577,360 A
Electricity 2,371,550 A 186,276 A 388,802 A 904,085 A
Natural gas 152,522 A - U     77,360 M
Electricity and natural gas 33,508 M - U - U - U
Propane - U - U - U - U
Don't know 159,653 M - U - U - U
Not stated 4,524,089 A 386,797 A 1,340,458 A 1,618,265 A
Use of the regular stove/range or built-in oven with a separate cooktop during an average week
Three or more times a day 2,463,567 A 225,744 A 454,689 A 968,148 A
Two times a day 4,124,292 A 283,188 A 1,014,998 A 1,444,582 A
Once a day 3,979,317 A 263,963 A 1,102,431 A 1,503,720 A
A few times each week 2,362,698 A 135,204 A 575,765 A 897,115 A
Once a week 173,678 M - U 64,802 M - U
Less than once a week 146,454 M - U - U 35,426 M
Never - U - U - U - U
Valid skip - U - U - U - U
Don't know 63,600 M - U - U - U
Not stated 799,480 A 61,529 M 291,392 A 306,528 M
Households with a microwave oven
Yes 13,139,605 A 971,120 A 3,369,994 A 4,785,887 A
No 1,013,730 A 22,573 M 187,389 M 490,558 A
Not stated - U - U - U - U
Age of the microwave oven
Do not have/use appliance 1,013,730 A 22,573 M 187,389 M 490,558 A
5 years or less 5,779,457 A 454,177 A 1,428,664 A 2,137,309 A
6 to 10 years 3,873,639 A 301,848 A 956,205 A 1,404,991 A
11 to 15 years 1,520,849 A 105,465 A 436,689 A 522,096 A
16 to 20 years 630,014 A 43,361 M 211,893 M 215,359 A
21 to 25 years 306,850 A - U 102,779 M 124,779 M
26 years or more 291,803 A - U 132,568 M 82,137 M
Don't know 429,703 A 29,226 M - U 193,378 M
Not stated 327,763 A 19,199 M 57,729 M 109,789 M
Use of the microwave oven during an average week
Less than 5 minutes 1,072,923 A 51,873 M 234,992 A 406,759 A
5 to 15 minutes 3,526,634 A 269,420 A 964,918 A 1,227,867 A
16 to 30 minutes 3,415,554 A 254,891 A 921,726 A 1,326,751 A
31 to 60 minutes 2,995,213 A 245,028 A 777,225 A 995,145 A
61 minutes to 2 hours 1,162,624 A 65,684 M 256,067 A 434,275 A
More than 2 hours 351,863 A 23,722 M 93,183 M 133,859 M
Valid skip 1,013,730 A 22,573 M 187,389 M 490,558 A
Don't know 318,970 A 32,863 M - U 134,857 M
Not stated 316,296 A 31,270 M 82,237 M 130,325 M

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Notes:

Valid skips indicate households that do not have a stove/range or a microwave.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use