Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 67.3   113.9 104.9 93.0 94.1 98.9
Passenger Truck Transportation 25.7   45.9 47.7 41.2 40.3 43.7
Freight Truck Transportation 41.6   68.1 57.2 51.8 53.8 55.2

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 25.7   45.9 47.7 41.2 40.3 43.7
Freight Light Trucks 7.4   13.2 13.7 11.8 11.6 12.5
Medium Trucks 9.1   16.8 13.9 12.3 12.7 13.0
Heavy Trucks 25.1   38.1 29.6 27.7 29.5 29.6

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 38.2   40.3 45.5 44.3 42.8 44.2
Freight Light Trucks 11.0   11.6 13.1 12.7 12.3 12.7
Medium Trucks 13.5   14.7 13.2 13.2 13.5 13.2
Heavy Trucks 37.3   33.4 28.2 29.8 31.4 29.9

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 8,981   19,287 20,227 17,660 17,371 19,109
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 12,710   20,947 17,339 16,420 17,973 19,178
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.86   2.38 2.36 2.33 2.32 2.29
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.27   3.25 3.30 3.15 2.99 2.88
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 4.7   7.9 7.2 6.4 6.5 6.8
Passenger Truck Transportation 1.8   3.1 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.9
Freight Truck Transportation 2.9   4.8 4.0 3.6 3.8 3.9

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 1.8   3.1 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.9
Freight Light Trucks 0.5   0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8
Medium Trucks 0.6   1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9
Heavy Trucks 1.8   2.7 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 38.3   39.4 44.6 43.3 41.8 43.2
Freight Light Trucks 11.0   11.4 12.8 12.5 12.0 12.4
Medium Trucks 13.3   14.8 13.4 13.4 13.7 13.4
Heavy Trucks 37.3   34.4 29.2 30.8 32.5 31.1
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.4   68.0 67.7 67.5 67.3 67.3
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.4 70.1 70.2 70.2 70.1