Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 27.6   37.3 35.0 33.1 34.9
Passenger Truck Transportation 11.0   16.3 14.2 12.9 13.9
Freight Truck Transportation 16.6   21.0 20.8 20.2 21.1

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 11.0   16.3 14.2 12.9 13.9
Freight Light Trucks 3.2   4.7 4.1 3.7 4.0
Medium Trucks 3.4   5.0 4.8 4.6 4.7
Heavy Trucks 10.0   11.3 11.9 11.9 12.3

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 39.8   43.7 40.6 39.0 39.7
Freight Light Trucks 11.6   12.6 11.7 11.2 11.4
Medium Trucks 12.4   13.5 13.7 13.9 13.6
Heavy Trucks 36.2   30.3 34.1 35.8 35.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 3,885   7,199 6,362 5,835 6,352
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 5,075   6,509 6,834 6,950 7,616
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.82   2.26 2.24 2.22 2.18
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.27   3.23 3.05 2.91 2.77
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.9   2.6 2.4 2.3 2.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 0.8   1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9
Freight Truck Transportation 1.2   1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 0.8   1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9
Freight Light Trucks 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Medium Trucks 0.2   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3
Heavy Trucks 0.7   0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 40.0   42.8 39.6 38.0 38.6
Freight Light Trucks 11.6   12.3 11.4 10.9 11.1
Medium Trucks 12.1   13.6 13.8 14.1 13.8
Heavy Trucks 36.3   31.3 35.2 37.0 36.5
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.4   67.7 67.5 67.3 67.3
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.2 70.3 70.4 70.3