11.7 - COMPUTER
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Households with a personal computer (including laptop)
Yes 12,519,678 A 858,236 A 3,046,303 A 4,691,793 A
No 341,951 A 41,748 M 96,271 M 149,758 M
Don't know 111,235 M - U - U - U
Not stated 1,200,943 A 82,449 A 392,946 A 421,911 A
Number of personal computers
Not present or used 341,951 A 41,748 M 96,271 M 149,758 M
One 4,222,032 A 339,237 A 1,162,805 A 1,554,705 A
Two 3,512,788 A 255,330 A 955,547 A 1,170,945 A
Three 2,204,331 A 142,549 A 419,350 A 855,003 A
Four or more 2,580,528 A 121,120 A 508,600 A 1,111,140 A
Don't know 111,235 M - U - U - U
Not stated 1,200,943 A 82,449 A 392,946 A 421,911 A
Type of personal computer most frequently used
Desktop 4,171,595 A 224,840 A 982,002 A 1,489,688 A
Laptop/notebook 5,920,617 A 453,600 A 1,274,182 A 2,311,441 A
Tablet 1,308,786 A 114,542 A 363,984 A 476,773 A
Valid skip 1,468,110 A 127,590 A 445,667 A 560,340 A
Don't know - U - - - U - U
Not stated 1,280,447 A 76,754 A 485,926 A 431,854 A
Age of the most frequently used personal computer
Not present or used 560,442 A 62,370 M 133,835 M 233,247 M
5 years or less 8,435,077 A 578,365 A 2,028,217 A 3,210,091 A
6 to 10 years 2,705,796 A 208,660 A 659,379 A 981,296 A
11 to 15 years 360,347 M 33,709 M 92,132 M 156,311 M
16 years or more - U - U - U - U
Don't know 195,086 M - U - U 78,600 M
Not stated 1,821,820 A 97,306 A 554,002 A 605,855 A
Time the most frequently used personal computer is ON in a typical week
Not present or used 647,781 A 71,950 M 157,986 M 267,993 M
4 hours or less 3,003,803 A 219,874 A 766,023 A 1,125,078 A
5 to 10 hours 2,611,267 A 177,093 A 697,162 A 922,433 A
11 to 20 hours 2,184,216 A 138,894 A 566,592 A 811,323 A
21 to 30 hours 1,460,087 A 89,164 A 368,211 A 590,622 A
31 to 40 hours 923,910 A 83,880 A 195,606 A 356,062 A
41 to 55 hours 606,536 A 27,269 M 118,138 M 246,355 M
56 hours or more 1,157,897 A 77,703 M 275,280 A 381,549 A
Don't know 373,254 A 38,495 M 51,313 M 101,292 M
Not stated 1,205,057 A 73,004 A 364,975 A 477,690 A
Households with an ENERGY STAR® certified personal computer (most frequently used personal computer)
Not present or used 799,699 A 71,370 M 274,073 M 271,870 A
Yes 5,148,620 A 352,831 A 1,267,289 A 1,963,999 A
No 1,729,955 A 104,415 A 578,638 A 485,092 A
Don't know 4,792,918 A 354,569 A 1,004,902 A 1,875,934 A
Not stated 1,702,616 A 114,140 A 436,383 A 683,501 A

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 computer in their dwelling.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use