Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 11: Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 670.5   1,171.8 1,172.9 1,191.3 1,184.2 1,154.8

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Newfoundland and Labrador 19.8   24.4 18.6 15.7 18.0 18.2
Prince Edward Island 3.1   4.9 4.2 3.5 4.1 4.7
Nova Scotia 31.8   32.9 28.3 26.8 25.7 26.4
New Brunswick 22.0   36.8 28.3 21.7 22.1 22.2
Quebec 131.2   208.6 205.8 198.2 185.6 183.0
Ontario 196.7   327.1 320.7 327.6 322.1 323.1
Manitoba 25.7   40.6 44.7 40.4 42.8 40.0
Saskatchewan 23.5   72.6 76.4 87.3 83.5 84.4
Alberta 107.9   270.5 286.4 307.5 321.2 294.7
British Columbia and Territories 108.9   153.4 159.5 162.6 159.0 158.2

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.9   2.1 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.6
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4
Nova Scotia 4.7   2.8 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.3
New Brunswick 3.3   3.1 2.4 1.8 1.9 1.9
Quebec 19.6   17.8 17.5 16.6 15.7 15.8
Ontario 29.3   27.9 27.3 27.5 27.2 28.0
Manitoba 3.8   3.5 3.8 3.4 3.6 3.5
Saskatchewan 3.5   6.2 6.5 7.3 7.1 7.3
Alberta 16.1   23.1 24.4 25.8 27.1 25.5
British Columbia and Territories 16.2   13.1 13.6 13.7 13.4 13.7

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 574,543   852,589 886,318 917,325 959,523 971,527
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 1.17   1.37 1.32 1.30 1.23 1.19
Freight Transportation GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 47.7   83.3 83.4 84.6 84.0 81.8

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.4   1.7 1.3 1.1 1.3 1.3
Prince Edward Island 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3
Nova Scotia 2.3   2.3 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.9
New Brunswick 1.6   2.6 2.0 1.5 1.6 1.6
Quebec 9.3   14.9 14.6 14.1 13.2 13.0
Ontario 13.9   23.1 22.7 23.2 22.8 22.8
Manitoba 1.8   2.9 3.2 2.9 3.1 2.9
Saskatchewan 1.7   5.2 5.4 6.2 5.9 6.0
Alberta 7.6   19.3 20.4 21.9 22.8 21.0
British Columbia and Territories 7.8   10.9 11.4 11.5 11.3 11.2

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.9   2.1 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.6
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4
Nova Scotia 4.8   2.8 2.4 2.3 2.2 2.3
New Brunswick 3.3   3.2 2.4 1.8 1.9 1.9
Quebec 19.6   17.8 17.6 16.7 15.7 15.8
Ontario 29.2   27.7 27.2 27.4 27.1 27.9
Manitoba 3.9   3.5 3.8 3.4 3.6 3.5
Saskatchewan 3.6   6.2 6.5 7.3 7.0 7.3
Alberta 16.0   23.1 24.5 25.9 27.2 25.6
British Columbia and Territories 16.3   13.1 13.6 13.6 13.4 13.7
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.2   71.1 71.1 71.0 70.9 70.9

Footnotes:

1) There is no electricity used in freight transportation.