Transportation Energy Prices and Background Indicators
  1990   2014 2015
Energy Prices by Energy Source (incl. taxes)
Regular Unleaded Gasoline1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 58.7   127.8 107.8
Diesel Fuel Oil1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 51.4   124.2 124.7
Propane (cents/litre)a,d,f 26.6   80.0 73.9

Excise Tax (cents/litre)b
Unleaded Gasoline 8.5   11.0 12.0
Leaded Gasoline 9.5   12.0 13.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 4.0   5.0 6.0

Background Indicators
 
Consumer Price Index (2007 = 100)c
Gasoline and Other Fuels2 56.6   125.8 105.0
Public Transportation 45.6   117.7 119.1
Inter-City Transportation 42.4   113.7 114.6
Local and Commuter 50.9   124.7 127.1

GDP at Factor Cost (million $ 2007)c
Business Sector 733,190.3   1,343,883.0 1,367,098.0
Transportation 37,405.8   67,049.0 69,922.0
Real Personal Disposable Income per Household ($ 2007)c 57,604.8   68,460.5 69,937.5

Footnotes:

1) Price at full-service stations.
2) “Other Fuels” includes diesel fuel oil, propane, natural gas and any other fuel that would be used for automobile propulsion.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Energy Statistics Handbook, 1990–2010, (Cat. No. 57-601-X). Data for 2011 onward are taken from Statistics Canada, Average retail prices for gasoline, diesel and fuel oil by urban centre, Table 326-0009, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
b) Canada Revenue Agency, Current Rates of Excise Taxes - Revised, Ottawa, 2008; www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pub/et/currate/currate-e.html.
c) Statistics Canada, Consumer Price Index, Table 326-0021, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
d) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017.
e) Statistics Canada, Total Population, Census Divisions and Census Metropolitan Areas, Tables 051-0014, 051-0034 and 051-0046, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
f) Natural Resources Canada, Petroleum Resources Branch, Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division, Ottawa, 2017.