Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 22: Air Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   2014 2015 2016
Air Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 187.4   269.7 275.3 282.6
Passenger Air Transportation 180.9   263.8 269.7 276.7
Freight Air Transportation 6.5   6.0 5.6 6.0

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Newfoundland and Labrador 13.1   9.4 10.0 14.1
Prince Edward Island 0.2   0.2 0.3 0.4
Nova Scotia 7.1   5.7 7.2 7.7
New Brunswick 1.3   2.2 1.8 1.5
Quebec 37.7   69.8 78.2 81.7
Ontario 53.2   70.2 75.3 79.7
Manitoba 7.4   5.4 5.1 5.1
Saskatchewan 3.6   7.3 5.3 4.0
Alberta 25.3   40.8 42.0 39.8
British Columbia and Territories 38.4   58.9 50.2 48.8

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 7.0   3.5 3.6 5.0
Prince Edward Island 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1
Nova Scotia 3.8   2.1 2.6 2.7
New Brunswick 0.7   0.8 0.6 0.5
Quebec 20.1   25.9 28.4 28.9
Ontario 28.4   26.0 27.3 28.2
Manitoba 3.9   2.0 1.9 1.8
Saskatchewan 1.9   2.7 1.9 1.4
Alberta 13.5   15.1 15.3 14.1
British Columbia and Territories 20.5   21.8 18.3 17.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres1 (millions) 66,776   167,108 176,103 192,843
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,754   2,376 2,284 2,570
Passenger Air Transportation Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm) 2.12   1.46 1.41 1.31
Freight Air Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.72   2.52 2.45 2.32
Air Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 13.3   18.6 19.0 19.5
Passenger Air Transportation 12.9   18.2 18.6 19.1
Freight Air Transportation 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.4

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Newfoundland and Labrador 0.9   0.6 0.7 1.0
Prince Edward Island 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Nova Scotia 0.5   0.4 0.5 0.5
New Brunswick 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1
Quebec 2.7   4.8 5.4 5.6
Ontario 3.8   4.8 5.2 5.5
Manitoba 0.5   0.4 0.4 0.4
Saskatchewan 0.3   0.5 0.4 0.3
Alberta 1.8   2.8 2.9 2.7
British Columbia and Territories 2.7   4.1 3.5 3.4

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 7.0   3.5 3.6 5.0
Prince Edward Island 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1
Nova Scotia 3.8   2.1 2.6 2.7
New Brunswick 0.7   0.8 0.6 0.5
Quebec 20.1   25.9 28.4 28.9
Ontario 28.4   26.0 27.3 28.2
Manitoba 4.0   2.0 1.9 1.8
Saskatchewan 1.9   2.7 1.9 1.4
Alberta 13.5   15.1 15.3 14.1
British Columbia and Territories 20.5   21.8 18.2 17.3
Passenger Air Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.1   69.1 69.1 69.1
Freight Air Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.0   69.0 69.1 69.1

Footnotes:

1) Excludes non-commercial aviation.