Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   1,171.8 1,172.9 1,191.3 1,184.2 1,154.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6
Motor Gasoline 164.6   296.7 303.6 321.5 324.6 343.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   786.5 777.0 783.3 781.1 764.9
Ethanol n.a.   14.3 15.6 14.4 15.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   61.2 62.8 59.4 50.8 34.6
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   5.4 6.0 6.3 6.0 5.5
Propane 16.6   7.3 7.6 6.2 5.4 5.5

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   179.7 184.9 193.0 192.7 199.6
Medium Trucks 120.6   305.4 302.3 317.0 314.8 305.4
Heavy Trucks 253.6   489.7 491.1 495.2 497.2 486.9
Air 6.5   5.4 6.1 6.3 6.0 5.5
Rail 85.7   93.0 94.2 90.9 93.4 92.4
Marine 106.5   98.5 94.4 89.0 80.1 65.0

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 574,543   852,589 886,318 917,325 959,523 971,527

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,508   24,795 25,615 26,978 27,071 28,328
Medium Trucksa 13,630   46,186 46,471 49,479 49,978 49,261
Heavy Trucksb 110,434   231,631 241,495 251,387 264,702 277,396
Airc 1,754   2,212 2,283 2,269 2,376 2,283
Raild 248,348   352,091 371,074 386,132 415,462 411,623
Marinee 189,869   195,675 199,380 201,080 199,935 202,637
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.17   1.37 1.32 1.30 1.23 1.19

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
b) Statistics Canada, Trucking in Canada, 1990–2005, Ottawa, 2007 (Cat. No. 53-222-X); and Table 403-0004, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
c) Statistics Canada, Canadian Civil Aviation, 1990–2000, Ottawa, 2003 (Cat. No. 51-206-X); and Statistics Canada, Aviation: Service Bulletin (Cat. No. 51-004-X), Ottawa: Vol. 49, No.4, 2017.
d) Statistics Canada, Rail in Canada, 1990–2009, Ottawa, 2011 (Cat. No. 52-216-X); and Tables 404-0012 and 404-0016, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
e) Transport Canada, Surface and Marine Statistics and Forecasts Division, Ottawa, 2017.