Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 24: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 90.2   156.8 163.7 175.0 176.1 181.8
Passenger Truck Transportation 29.5   48.9 50.8 53.1 55.3 58.3
Freight Truck Transportation 60.7   107.9 112.9 121.8 120.8 123.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 47.7   86.4 89.6 93.4 96.5 104.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 35.5   63.8 67.9 75.8 74.0 75.5
Ethanol n.a.   3.7 3.6 3.4 3.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.9   2.7 2.4 2.2 1.8 1.8

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 52.9   55.1 54.7 53.4 54.8 57.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 39.4   40.7 41.5 43.3 42.0 41.5
Ethanol n.a.   2.4 2.2 1.9 2.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 7.7   1.7 1.5 1.3 1.0 1.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 10,048   20,518 21,568 22,723 23,846 25,403
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 15,420   23,645 25,417 28,249 28,909 30,788
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.94   2.39 2.35 2.34 2.32 2.30
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.93   4.56 4.44 4.31 4.18 4.01
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 6.2   10.8 11.3 12.1 12.1 12.6
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.1   3.3 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.9
Freight Truck Transportation 4.2   7.5 7.9 8.5 8.4 8.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 3.3   5.9 6.1 6.3 6.5 7.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.5   4.6 4.8 5.4 5.3 5.4
Ethanol n.a.   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.4   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 53.3   54.2 53.7 52.2 53.6 56.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 40.0   42.0 42.9 44.8 43.5 43.0
Ethanol n.a.   2.2 2.1 1.8 1.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.7   1.5 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.9
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.0   67.9 67.7 67.5 67.2 67.4
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.8 69.8 69.8 69.8 69.8