Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 1,877.9   2,612.4 2,637.0 2,689.4 2,646.7 2,637.5
Passenger Transportation 1,154.0   1,334.5 1,356.4 1,388.3 1,350.8 1,368.1
Freight Transportation 670.5   1,171.8 1,172.9 1,191.3 1,184.2 1,154.8
Off-Road1 53.3   106.2 107.7 109.7 111.8 114.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 3.1   3.8 4.0 4.4 3.8 3.8
Natural Gas 1.7   1.6 1.7 1.5 3.9 3.9
Motor Gasoline 1,120.4   1,377.7 1,379.8 1,422.8 1,394.3 1,484.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 469.8   856.7 841.2 851.2 845.3 828.1
Ethanol n.a.   66.4 69.4 64.2 68.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   61.2 62.8 59.4 50.8 34.6
Aviation Gasoline 5.5   2.1 2.6 2.2 1.9 2.2
Aviation Turbo Fuel 181.9   229.1 260.9 271.8 268.1 270.0
Propane 35.4   13.8 14.6 12.0 10.4 10.6
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.2   0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 59.7   52.7 52.3 52.9 52.7 56.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 25.0   32.8 31.9 31.7 31.9 31.4
Ethanol n.a.   2.5 2.6 2.4 2.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 3.2   2.3 2.4 2.2 1.9 1.3
Aviation Gasoline 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 9.7   8.8 9.9 10.1 10.1 10.2
Propane 1.9   0.5 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.4
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres2 (millions) 492,296   736,150 741,558 751,811 742,317 761,751
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 574,543   852,589 886,318 917,325 959,523 971,527
Passenger Transportation Energy Intensity2 (MJ/Pkm) 2.26   1.78 1.80 1.82 1.79 1.77
Freight Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 1.17   1.37 1.32 1.30 1.23 1.19

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.