Industrial Energy Intensity by Industry
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Aggregate Energy Intensity (MJ/$2007 – GDP)a,b,c 9.3   8.3 8.5 8.3 8.3

Energy Intensity by Industry (MJ/$2007 – GDP)a,b,c
Copper, Nickel, Lead and Zinc Mines 2.9   2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8
Iron Mines 18.2   21.3 22.0 20.5 16.9
Gold and Silver Mines 3.5   10.7 11.1 11.3 10.7
Other Metal Mines 5.8   4.2 5.2 5.2 3.3
Salt Mines 14.7   8.7 8.8 9.2 8.3
Potash Mines 35.5   33.0 26.4 24.9 24.2
Other Non-Metal Mines 38.8   7.5 6.7 6.2 6.2
Upstream Mining 3.4   10.0 10.5 10.1 11.1
Fruit and Vegetable Industries 7.0   7.4 6.5 7.2 7.3
Dairy Products Industry 4.2   3.7 3.9 4.1 4.0
Meat Products Industries 3.2   4.9 4.9 3.9 3.5
Bakery Products Industries 5.4   4.6 4.6 3.6 3.3
Beverage Industries (excluding breweries) 2.5   2.6 2.6 2.9 1.7
Breweries Industries 2.4   1.2 1.2 1.1 1.2
Tobacco Products Industries 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4
Textile Mills 8.3   5.5 6.3 4.2 4.5
Textile Products Mills 7.4   4.2 5.8 5.3 4.6
Clothing Industries 1.7   1.2 1.2 1.0 0.9
Leather and Allied Products Industries 2.1   1.4 1.7 1.8 1.5
Wood Products Industries 14.0   18.9 16.2 16.2 16.5
Pulp Mills 329.2   233.1 235.8 260.2 268.9
Paper Mills (except newsprint) 71.2   77.1 57.3 72.0 59.6
Newsprint Mills 111.6   76.3 93.9 70.8 66.3
Paperboard Mills 82.9   98.7 86.2 73.8 66.9
Other Pulp and Paper Manufacturing 5.9   20.2 33.8 29.1 0.1
Converted Paper Products Industry 4.0   5.1 6.3 6.0 4.1
Printing and Related Support Activities 1.5   2.3 2.4 1.6 1.2
Petroleum Refining 59.7   59.1 55.2 56.2 54.2
Petrochemical Industry 39.8   84.0 92.5 92.4 85.1
Industrial Gas Industry 42.3   83.4 81.1 108.1 108.4
Alkali and chlorine manufacturing 93.3   38.1 39.8 55.3 63.9
All other basic inorganic chemical manufacturing 90.7   45.0 45.2 49.0 54.3
Chemical fertilizer (except potash) manufacturing 43.3   97.2 101.0 101.3 110.4
Other Chemical Manufacturing 136.2   137.2 121.0 104.7 104.2
Resin and Synthetic Rubber Industries 83.9   35.9 29.9 24.8 21.4
Motor Vehicle Plastic Parts Manufacturing  5.1   2.1 1.9 2.1 2.3
Rubber Products Industries 9.2   5.7 5.4 5.5 5.1
Cement Industry 65.5   59.5 59.6 59.0 60.7
Iron and Steel 62.0   73.2 71.8 69.7 67.5
Primary Production of Alumina and Aluminum 109.0   52.4 56.9 60.4 59.3
Other Non-Ferrous Smelting and Refining 25.3   12.8 11.1 10.2 11.0
Fabricated Metal Products Industries 4.5   3.0 3.0 2.6 2.5
Machinery Industries 1.6   1.5 1.6 1.6 1.5
Computer and Electronic Products Industries 1.3   1.1 1.1 1.1 1.1
Electrical Equipment and Components Industries 2.0   1.5 1.7 1.9 1.7
Motor Vehicle Industry 3.2   1.8 1.9 1.9 1.9
Motor Vehicle Gasoline Engine and Engine Parts Manufacturing 3.3   1.6 1.3 1.5 1.4
Motor Vehicle Electrical and Electronic Equipment Manufacturing 1.1   1.1 1.0 0.9 0.6
Motor Vehicle Steering and Suspension Components (except Spring) Manufacturing 7.8   2.0 1.8 2.1 1.3
Motor Vehicle Brake System Manufacturing  5.0   1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2
Motor Vehicle Transmission and Power Train Parts Manufacturing  4.9   6.4 3.4 3.4 3.9
Motor Vehicle Seating and Interior Trim Manufacturing 2.6   1.3 1.3 1.3 1.0
Motor Vehicle Metal Stamping  5.0   2.8 2.7 2.2 2.0
Other Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing  4.2   1.8 1.8 1.7 1.7
Furniture and Related Products Industries 1.8   2.4 2.3 2.0 2.0
Miscellaneous Manufacturing  2.0   1.9 1.8 1.6 1.3
Other Manufacturing n.e.c. 9.6   3.4 4.0 3.9 3.0
Construction 0.9   0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7
Forestry 1.3   3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply-Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
b) Statistics Canada, Gross domestic product (GDP) at basic prices, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) CANSIM (Table 379-0031), Ottawa, 2017. Data prior to 1997 were estimated by Canadian Industrial Energy End Use Data and Analysis Centre, 1990 to 2015, Simon Fraser University, 2017 and Natural Resources Canada.
c) Canadian Industrial Energy End Use Data and Analysis Centre, Development of Energy Intensity Indicators for Canadian Industry 1990 to 2015, Simon Fraser University, 2017.