Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016
Total Energy Use (PJ) 1,877.9   2,636.3 2,617.9
Passenger Transportation 1,154.0   1,382.1 1,409.9
Freight Transportation 670.5   1,139.2 1,090.2
Off-Road1 53.3   114.9 117.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 3.1   3.0 3.0
Natural Gas 1.7   3.9 4.1
Motor Gasoline 1,120.4   1,498.5 1,544.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 469.8   804.1 739.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   40.8 32.1
Aviation Gasoline 5.5   2.2 2.3
Aviation Turbo Fuel 181.9   273.1 280.3
Propane 35.4   10.7 12.1
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.2   0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.2
Motor Gasoline 59.7   56.8 59.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 25.0   30.5 28.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.2   1.5 1.2
Aviation Gasoline 0.3   0.1 0.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 9.7   10.4 10.7
Propane 1.9   0.4 0.5
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres2 (millions) 491,843   765,401 793,401
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 575,085   971,092 975,654
Passenger Transportation Energy Intensity2 (MJ/Pkm) 2.27   1.78 1.75
Freight Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 1.17   1.17 1.12

Footnotes:

1) “Off Road” includes vehicles not registered for on-road travel such as ATVs, snowmobiles, golf carts and some military vehicles.
2) Excludes non-commercial aviation.