Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 12: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 1,441.1   2,080.7 2,074.9 2,123.7 2,089.4 2,091.2
Passenger Road Transportation 969.3   1,105.9 1,096.6 1,118.5 1,084.8 1,099.3
Freight Road Transportation 471.8   974.8 978.2 1,005.1 1,004.7 991.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 3.1   3.8 4.0 4.4 3.8 3.8
Natural Gas 1.7   1.6 1.7 1.5 3.9 3.9
Motor Gasoline 1,067.0   1,276.3 1,277.2 1,317.7 1,287.6 1,369.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 334.0   723.6 713.0 728.6 720.5 703.2
Ethanol n.a.   61.6 64.3 59.6 63.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 35.4   13.8 14.6 12.0 10.4 10.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 74.0   61.3 61.6 62.0 61.6 65.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 23.2   34.8 34.4 34.3 34.5 33.6
Ethanol n.a.   3.0 3.1 2.8 3.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.5   0.7 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 423,738   587,638 583,862 594,569 573,881 584,147
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 134,572   302,611 313,580 327,845 341,750 354,985
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.29   1.88 1.88 1.88 1.89 1.88
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.51   3.22 3.12 3.07 2.94 2.79
Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 100.5   143.6 142.8 145.9 143.3 143.5
Passenger Road Transportation 67.8   75.1 74.2 75.5 72.9 74.0
Freight Road Transportation 32.8   68.4 68.6 70.4 70.4 69.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 74.7   86.8 86.5 89.0 86.8 92.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 23.5   51.7 51.0 52.1 51.5 50.3
Ethanol n.a.   4.0 4.2 3.9 4.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.1   0.8 0.9 0.7 0.6 0.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 74.3   60.4 60.6 61.0 60.5 64.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 23.3   36.0 35.7 35.7 35.9 35.0
Ethanol n.a.   2.8 2.9 2.6 2.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.1   0.6 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   67.9 67.7 67.5 67.2 67.4
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.2 70.1 70.1 70.0 70.0