Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 90.2   156.8 163.7 175.0 176.1 181.8
Passenger Truck Transportation 29.5   48.9 50.8 53.1 55.3 58.3
Freight Truck Transportation 60.7   107.9 112.9 121.8 120.8 123.5

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 29.5   48.9 50.8 53.1 55.3 58.3
Freight Light Trucks 16.0   20.3 20.8 21.6 22.2 23.3
Medium Trucks 17.8   59.2 60.5 65.0 63.1 63.4
Heavy Trucks 26.9   28.4 31.6 35.3 35.6 36.7

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 32.7   31.2 31.0 30.4 31.4 32.1
Freight Light Trucks 17.7   12.9 12.7 12.3 12.6 12.8
Medium Trucks 19.7   37.8 36.9 37.2 35.8 34.9
Heavy Trucks 29.8   18.1 19.3 20.2 20.2 20.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 10,048   20,518 21,568 22,723 23,846 25,403
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 15,420   23,645 25,417 28,249 28,909 30,788
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.94   2.39 2.35 2.34 2.32 2.30
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.93   4.56 4.44 4.31 4.18 4.01
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 6.2   10.8 11.3 12.1 12.1 12.6
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.1   3.3 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.9
Freight Truck Transportation 4.2   7.5 7.9 8.5 8.4 8.6

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 2.1   3.3 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.9
Freight Light Trucks 1.1   1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6
Medium Trucks 1.2   4.1 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.4
Heavy Trucks 1.9   2.0 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.6

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 33.1   30.6 30.4 29.6 30.6 31.3
Freight Light Trucks 17.1   12.6 12.3 11.9 12.2 12.5
Medium Trucks 19.5   38.1 37.3 37.6 36.3 35.3
Heavy Trucks 30.3   18.7 20.0 20.9 20.9 20.9
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.0   67.9 67.7 67.5 67.2 67.4
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.8 69.8 69.8 69.8 69.8