Transportation Sector
Newfoundland and Labrador
Table 12: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 26.0   39.4 37.7 34.1 39.0 39.8
Passenger Road Transportation 17.2   22.9 24.5 21.5 24.2 25.0
Freight Road Transportation 8.9   16.5 13.2 12.6 14.8 14.8

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)
Cars 10.4   9.9 10.6 8.9 9.7 9.6
Passenger Light Trucks 5.4   11.3 12.7 11.5 13.2 14.1
Freight Light Trucks 1.6   3.2 3.6 3.3 3.7 4.0
Medium Trucks 2.1   3.8 3.1 3.0 3.5 3.6
Heavy Trucks 5.2   9.4 6.5 6.4 7.5 7.2
Motorcycles 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
School Buses 0.3   0.5 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3
Urban Transit 0.8   1.0 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7
Inter-City Buses 0.3   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Cars 39.9   25.1 28.2 26.1 24.8 24.3
Passenger Light Trucks 20.9   28.6 33.8 33.5 33.8 35.4
Freight Light Trucks 6.0   8.2 9.6 9.5 9.6 10.1
Medium Trucks 8.0   9.7 8.2 8.7 9.1 9.1
Heavy Trucks 20.1   23.9 17.1 18.7 19.3 18.1
Motorcycles 0.1   0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4
School Buses 1.1   1.2 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Urban Transit 2.9   2.7 1.7 2.0 2.0 1.8
Inter-City Buses 1.0   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 7,681   12,135 12,572 11,142 12,529 12,967
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 2,630   5,460 4,151 4,182 5,137 5,335
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.24   1.89 1.95 1.93 1.93 1.93
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.37   3.01 3.18 3.01 2.88 2.78
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 1.8   2.7 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.7
Passenger Road Transportation 1.2   1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.7
Freight Road Transportation 0.6   1.2 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0

GHG Emissions by Transportation Mode (Mt of CO2e)
Cars 0.7   0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
Passenger Light Trucks 0.4   0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9
Freight Light Trucks 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3
Medium Trucks 0.1   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Heavy Trucks 0.4   0.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Motorcycles 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
School Buses 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Urban Transit 0.1   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Inter-City Buses 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Cars 39.9   24.7 27.8 25.7 24.4 23.9
Passenger Light Trucks 21.0   28.1 33.4 33.0 33.2 34.8
Freight Light Trucks 6.0   8.0 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.9
Medium Trucks 7.8   9.8 8.4 8.8 9.3 9.3
Heavy Trucks 20.1   24.7 17.8 19.5 20.1 18.9
Motorcycles 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
School Buses 1.0   1.2 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Urban Transit 2.9   2.7 1.8 2.1 2.1 1.8
Inter-City Buses 1.0   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.2   68.2 67.8 67.7 67.5 67.5
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.5 70.0 70.1 70.0 69.9

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.