Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 16: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 1,441.1   2,080.7 2,074.9 2,123.7 2,089.4 2,091.2
Passenger Road Transportation 969.3   1,105.9 1,096.6 1,118.5 1,084.8 1,099.3
Freight Road Transportation 471.8   974.8 978.2 1,005.1 1,004.7 991.9

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Newfoundland and Labrador 26.0   39.4 37.7 34.1 39.0 39.8
Prince Edward Island 7.2   9.9 9.7 8.6 8.7 8.9
Nova Scotia 51.0   60.0 57.5 52.4 48.6 50.6
New Brunswick 45.1   61.3 54.9 43.9 41.1 43.6
Quebec 317.5   418.9 411.7 403.6 382.5 395.1
Ontario 517.0   755.4 717.5 745.1 722.2 735.1
Manitoba 53.8   68.2 82.3 78.9 80.0 74.6
Saskatchewan 50.1   106.5 118.5 129.7 121.1 124.5
Alberta 197.9   344.9 360.9 390.9 409.8 376.0
British Columbia and Territories 175.6   216.2 224.2 236.5 236.4 243.1

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.8   1.9 1.8 1.6 1.9 1.9
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Nova Scotia 3.5   2.9 2.8 2.5 2.3 2.4
New Brunswick 3.1   2.9 2.6 2.1 2.0 2.1
Quebec 22.0   20.1 19.8 19.0 18.3 18.9
Ontario 35.9   36.3 34.6 35.1 34.6 35.2
Manitoba 3.7   3.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.6
Saskatchewan 3.5   5.1 5.7 6.1 5.8 6.0
Alberta 13.7   16.6 17.4 18.4 19.6 18.0
British Columbia and Territories 12.2   10.4 10.8 11.1 11.3 11.6

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 423,738   587,638 583,862 594,569 573,881 584,147
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 134,572   302,611 313,580 327,845 341,750 354,985
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.29   1.88 1.88 1.88 1.89 1.88
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.51   3.22 3.12 3.07 2.94 2.79
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity1 (Mt of CO2e) 100.4   143.4 142.6 145.8 143.1 143.4
Passenger Road Transportation 67.6   75.0 74.0 75.3 72.8 73.9
Freight Road Transportation 32.8   68.4 68.6 70.4 70.4 69.5

GHG Emissions by Regions (Mt of CO2e)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.8   2.7 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.7
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6
Nova Scotia 3.6   4.1 4.0 3.6 3.3 3.5
New Brunswick 3.2   4.2 3.8 3.0 2.8 3.0
Quebec 22.1   28.8 28.2 27.6 26.0 26.9
Ontario 36.0   51.9 49.2 51.0 49.3 50.2
Manitoba 3.8   4.7 5.7 5.4 5.5 5.1
Saskatchewan 3.5   7.4 8.2 9.0 8.3 8.6
Alberta 13.7   24.0 25.1 27.1 28.4 26.0
British Columbia and Territories 12.1   14.8 15.4 16.2 16.2 16.7

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.8   1.9 1.8 1.6 1.9 1.9
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Nova Scotia 3.6   2.9 2.8 2.5 2.3 2.4
New Brunswick 3.2   3.0 2.6 2.1 2.0 2.1
Quebec 22.1   20.1 19.8 18.9 18.2 18.8
Ontario 35.9   36.2 34.5 35.0 34.4 35.0
Manitoba 3.7   3.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.6
Saskatchewan 3.5   5.1 5.7 6.1 5.8 6.0
Alberta 13.7   16.7 17.6 18.6 19.8 18.2
British Columbia and Territories 12.1   10.3 10.8 11.1 11.3 11.6
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.7   67.8 67.5 67.3 67.1 67.2
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.2 70.1 70.1 70.0 70.0

Footnotes:

1) At the regional level, data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.