Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2015 2016
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 67.3   105.1 109.5
Passenger Truck Transportation 25.7   48.2 52.0
Freight Truck Transportation 41.6   56.9 57.5

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 25.7   48.2 52.0
Freight Light Trucks 7.4   13.8 14.9
Medium Trucks 9.1   13.6 14.5
Heavy Trucks 25.1   29.4 28.2

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 38.2   45.9 47.5
Freight Light Trucks 11.0   13.2 13.6
Medium Trucks 13.5   13.0 13.2
Heavy Trucks 37.3   28.0 25.7

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 8,981   21,150 23,156
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 12,764   20,020 22,044
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.86   2.28 2.24
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.26   2.84 2.61
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 4.7   7.2 7.5
Passenger Truck Transportation 1.8   3.2 3.5
Freight Truck Transportation 2.9   4.0 4.0

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 1.8   3.2 3.5
Freight Light Trucks 0.5   0.9 1.0
Medium Trucks 0.6   1.0 1.0
Heavy Trucks 1.8   2.1 2.0

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 38.3   44.9 46.5
Freight Light Trucks 11.0   12.9 13.3
Medium Trucks 13.3   13.2 13.4
Heavy Trucks 37.3   29.1 26.8
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.4   67.3 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.1 69.7