Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 10: Passenger Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 364.7   457.4 428.3 453.6 436.9 444.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.4   1.3 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6
Natural Gas 0.5   0.6 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5
Motor Gasoline 347.6   406.1 377.1 402.7 386.8 417.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 10.3   23.3 22.4 23.1 21.7 22.3
Ethanol n.a.   22.4 22.6 22.9 23.5 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.0   3.6 4.3 3.0 2.7 2.7

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 95.3   88.8 88.0 88.8 88.5 93.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.8   5.1 5.2 5.1 5.0 5.0
Ethanol n.a.   4.9 5.3 5.1 5.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.4   0.8 1.0 0.7 0.6 0.6

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 165,370   249,475 236,224 249,234 239,685 244,622
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.21   1.83 1.81 1.82 1.82 1.82
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 25.4   31.0 28.9 30.5 29.3 29.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 24.4   27.6 25.5 27.2 26.0 28.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.7   1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6
Ethanol n.a.   1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 95.9   89.1 88.4 89.1 88.9 94.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.8   5.4 5.5 5.4 5.3 5.3
Ethanol n.a.   4.7 5.1 4.9 5.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.2   0.7 0.9 0.6 0.6 0.5
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.7   67.8 67.5 67.3 67.1 67.2

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.