Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 129.3   170.6 159.8 139.0 137.4 142.9
Passenger Road Transportation 87.7   102.6 102.6 87.2 83.6 87.7
Freight Road Transportation 41.6   68.1 57.2 51.8 53.8 55.2

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 93.6   109.4 112.2 96.7 92.4 99.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 35.4   57.2 43.6 40.8 42.8 42.8
Ethanol n.a.   4.0 4.0 1.5 1.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 72.4   64.1 70.2 69.6 67.2 69.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 27.4   33.5 27.3 29.3 31.2 29.9
Ethanol n.a.   2.3 2.5 1.1 1.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 41,468   58,413 57,577 49,263 46,972 49,557
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 12,710   20,947 17,339 16,420 17,973 19,178
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.11   1.76 1.78 1.77 1.78 1.77
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.27   3.25 3.30 3.15 2.99 2.88
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 9.1   11.8 11.0 9.5 9.4 9.8
Passenger Road Transportation 6.2   7.0 7.0 5.9 5.6 5.9
Freight Road Transportation 2.9   4.8 4.0 3.6 3.8 3.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 6.6   7.4 7.6 6.5 6.2 6.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.5   4.1 3.1 2.9 3.1 3.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.3 0.3 0.1 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 72.4   63.1 69.2 68.5 66.0 68.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 27.5   34.7 28.4 30.5 32.5 31.2
Ethanol n.a.   2.2 2.4 1.0 1.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.2   68.2 67.9 67.8 67.5 67.5
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.4 70.1 70.2 70.2 70.1

Footnotes:

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