Industrial Energy Intensity by Industry
  Units 1990   2013 2014
Aggregate Energy Intensitya,b,c MJ/$2007 – GDP 9.3   8.5 8.4

Energy Intensity by Industrya,b,c
Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mines MJ/tonne 251.1   283.8 256.1
Iron Mines MJ/tonne 436.7   299.4 305.1
Gold and Silver Mines MJ/tonne 557.1   426.6 411.8
Other Metal Mines MJ/tonne 409.5   373.6 401.9
Salt Mines MJ/tonne 376.1   213.5 210.5
Potash Mines MJ/tonne 3,924   3,082 2,931
Other Non-Metal Mines MJ/$2007 – GDP 38.8   6.7 6.2
Upstream Mining MJ/$2007 – GDP 3.4   10.7 10.4
Fruit and Vegetable Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 7.0   5.6 6.0
Dairy Products Industry MJ/kilolitre 1.7   1.0 1.0
Meat Products Industries MJ/tonne 4,629   5,431 4,951
Bakery Products Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 5.4   4.0 3.3
Beverage Industries (excluding breweries) MJ/$2007 – GDP 2.5   2.2 2.5
Breweries Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 2.4   1.0 1.0
Tobacco Products Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 0.3   0.4 0.4
Textile Mills MJ/$2007 – GDP 8.3   5.5 3.3
Textile Products Mills MJ/$2007 – GDP 7.3   5.0 4.6
Clothing Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 1.7   1.1 1.0
Leather and Allied Products Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 2.1   1.5 1.5
Wood Products Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 14.0   15.0 17.1
Pulp Mills MJ/$2007 – GDP 327.8   217.6 221.4
Paper Mills (except newsprint) MJ/$2007 – GDP 71.0   53.0 51.6
Newsprint Mills MJ/tonne 27,088   28,432 26,599
Paperboard Mills MJ/tonne 21,942   14,442 14,363
Other Pulp and Paper Manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 7.3   44.6 37.4
Converted Paper Products Industry MJ/$2007 – GDP 4.0   5.5 5.6
Printing and Related Support Activities MJ/$2007 – GDP 1.5   2.1 1.7
Petroleum Refining MJ/$2007 – GDP 59.7   55.7 53.4
Petrochemical Industry MJ/tonne 4,598   10,071 7,343
Industrial Gas Industry MJ/$2007 – GDP 42.3   72.5 170.6
Alkali and chlorine manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 84.1   37.7 44.4
All other basic inorganic chemical manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 83.9   38.6 43.8
Chemical fertilizer (except potash) manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 43.3   91.0 72.2
Other Chemical Manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 149.6   145.2 146.6
Resin and Synthetic Rubber Industries MJ/tonne 27,008   13,597 11,778
Motor Vehicle Plastic Parts Manufacturing  MJ/$2007 – GDP 5.1   1.7 1.7
Rubber Products Industries MJ/tonne 2.2   0.9 0.8
Cement Industry MJ/tonne 5,646   4,988 5,080
Iron and Steel MJ/$2007 – GDP 59.7   53.1 51.8
Primary Production of Alumina and Aluminum MJ/tonne 70,283   60,422 62,845
Other Non-Ferrous Smelting and Refining MJ/tonne 47,912   30,012 34,678
Fabricated Metal Products Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 4.5   2.7 2.4
Machinery Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 1.6   1.4 1.3
Computer and Electronic Products Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 1.3   1.0 1.0
Electrical Equipment and Components Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 2.0   1.5 1.5
Motor Vehicle Industry MJ/$2007 – GDP 3.1   1.7 1.7
Motor Vehicle Gasoline Engine and Engine Parts Manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 3.2   1.2 1.3
Motor Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Equipment Manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 1.1   0.9 0.8
Motor Vehicle Steering and Suspension Components (except Spring) Manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 7.8   1.5 1.9
Motor Vehicle Brake System Manufacturing  MJ/$2007 – GDP 4.9   0.9 0.9
Motor Vehicle Transmission and Power Train Parts Manufacturing  MJ/$2007 – GDP 4.9   2.9 3.7
Motor Vehicle Seating and Interior Trim Manufacturing MJ/$2007 – GDP 2.6   1.1 1.1
Motor Vehicle Metal Stamping  MJ/$2007 – GDP 5.0   2.3 2.4
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing  MJ/$2007 – GDP 4.1   1.5 1.3
Furniture and Related Products Industries MJ/$2007 – GDP 1.8   2.1 2.0
Miscellaneous Manufacturing  MJ/$2007 – GDP 2.0   1.6 1.7
Other Manufacturing n.e.c. MJ/$2007 – GDP 9.7   5.4 5.1
Construction MJ/$2007 – GDP 0.9   0.7 0.7
Forestry MJ/$2007 – GDP 1.3   3.4 3.4

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2014, Ottawa, 2016 (CANSIM).
b) Statistics Canada, Gross domestic product (GDP) at basic prices, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) CANSIM (Table 379-0031), Ottawa, 2016. Data prior to 1997 were estimated by Canadian Industrial Energy End-Use Data and Analysis Centre, 1990 to 2014, Simon Fraser University, 2016 and Natural Resources Canada.
c) Canadian Industrial Energy End-Use Data and Analysis Centre, Development of Energy Intensity Indicators for Canadian Industry 1990 to 2014, Simon Fraser University, 2016.