Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 317.5   411.7 403.6 382.5 395.1
Passenger Road Transportation 219.7   245.7 244.6 230.7 237.6
Freight Road Transportation 97.8   166.0 158.9 151.8 157.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.2   1.4 1.8 1.8 1.8
Natural Gas 0.2   0.1 0.2 1.4 1.4
Motor Gasoline 236.4   276.2 273.6 259.4 277.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 78.0   123.6 117.6 109.5 113.7
Ethanol n.a.   9.7 9.6 9.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.7   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.4   0.3 0.4 0.5 0.4
Natural Gas 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4
Motor Gasoline 74.5   67.1 67.8 67.8 70.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 24.6   30.0 29.2 28.6 28.8
Ethanol n.a.   2.4 2.4 2.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 96,056   128,173 127,962 119,595 123,786
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 30,592   58,697 56,703 56,591 62,622
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.29   1.92 1.91 1.93 1.92
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.20   2.83 2.80 2.68 2.52
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 22.1   28.2 27.6 26.0 26.9
Passenger Road Transportation 15.3   16.6 16.4 15.4 15.9
Freight Road Transportation 6.8   11.7 11.1 10.6 11.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 16.6   18.7 18.5 17.5 18.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.5   8.8 8.4 7.8 8.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.6 0.6 0.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
Motor Gasoline 74.7   66.3 67.1 67.1 69.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 24.8   31.3 30.5 30.0 30.2
Ethanol n.a.   2.2 2.2 2.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.7   67.4 67.1 66.8 66.9
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.2 70.1 70.1 70.1

Footnotes:

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