B4.4 Cooking

Survey Data

Percentage of houses Total houses surveyed Change since 2006
Energy available for cooking
Electricity 97% 7713 2%
Bottled gas 24% 7713 2%
Mains gas piped to the house 3% 6772 0
Cooktops
No cooktop 7% 7650 -2%
Electric cooktop 72% 7650 0
Gas cooktop 20% 7650 1%
Wood or oil burning cooktop 0% 7089 -1%
All cooktop hotplates and control knobs working 63% 7073 4%
Ovens
Oven installed (gas or electric combined, or separated from cooktop) 84% 5751 -1%
Oven working (gas or electric) 70% 6678 0
Alternative cooking options
Houses with other ways to cook in the house (frying pans, microwave ovens, rice cookers, vertical grillers etc) 65% 5678 12%
Outside cooking areas 46% 7714 5%
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