Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 18: Freight Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 471.8   974.8 978.2 1005.1 1004.7 991.9

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Newfoundland and Labrador 8.9   16.5 13.2 12.6 14.8 14.8
Prince Edward Island 1.9   3.1 3.0 2.6 2.9 3.0
Nova Scotia 16.6   23.8 21.0 20.8 20.2 21.1
New Brunswick 14.3   24.7 20.0 15.7 15.9 16.3
Quebec 97.8   168.2 166.0 158.9 151.8 157.5
Ontario 152.2   298.0 289.2 291.5 285.3 291.1
Manitoba 18.0   31.8 36.8 33.2 34.5 31.4
Saskatchewan 16.2   63.5 69.3 78.5 74.4 75.4
Alberta 85.3   237.3 246.9 269.3 284.0 257.7
British Columbia and Territories 60.7   107.9 112.9 121.8 120.8 123.5

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.9   1.7 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.5
Prince Edward Island 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Nova Scotia 3.5   2.4 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1
New Brunswick 3.0   2.5 2.0 1.6 1.6 1.6
Quebec 20.7   17.3 17.0 15.8 15.1 15.9
Ontario 32.3   30.6 29.6 29.0 28.4 29.3
Manitoba 3.8   3.3 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.2
Saskatchewan 3.4   6.5 7.1 7.8 7.4 7.6
Alberta 18.1   24.3 25.2 26.8 28.3 26.0
British Columbia and Territories 12.9   11.1 11.5 12.1 12.0 12.4

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 134,572   302,611 313,580 327,845 341,750 354,985
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.51   3.22 3.12 3.07 2.94 2.79
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 32.8   68.4 68.6 70.4 70.4 69.5

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.6   1.2 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0
Prince Edward Island 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Nova Scotia 1.2   1.7 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5
New Brunswick 1.0   1.7 1.4 1.1 1.1 1.1
Quebec 6.8   11.8 11.7 11.1 10.6 11.0
Ontario 10.6   20.9 20.3 20.4 20.0 20.4
Manitoba 1.2   2.2 2.6 2.3 2.4 2.2
Saskatchewan 1.1   4.5 4.8 5.5 5.2 5.3
Alberta 5.9   16.7 17.3 18.9 19.9 18.1
British Columbia and Territories 4.2   7.5 7.9 8.5 8.4 8.6

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.9   1.7 1.3 1.3 1.5 1.5
Prince Edward Island 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Nova Scotia 3.5   2.4 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.1
New Brunswick 3.0   2.5 2.0 1.6 1.6 1.6
Quebec 20.8   17.3 17.0 15.8 15.1 15.9
Ontario 32.3   30.5 29.6 29.0 28.4 29.3
Manitoba 3.8   3.3 3.8 3.3 3.4 3.2
Saskatchewan 3.4   6.5 7.1 7.8 7.4 7.6
Alberta 18.0   24.4 25.3 26.8 28.3 26.0
British Columbia and Territories 12.8   11.0 11.5 12.1 12.0 12.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.2 70.1 70.1 70.0 70.0

Footnotes:

1) There is no electricity used in freight transportation.