Transportation Energy Prices and Background Indicators
  1990   2005 2006 2007 2008
Energy Prices by Energy Source (incl. taxes)
Regular Unleaded Gasoline1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 58.7   93.5 98.6 103.1 116.4
Diesel Fuel Oil1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 51.4   92.8 96.6 99.0 125.2
Propane (cents/litre)a,d,f 26.6   58.0 62.0 62.3 72.9

Excise Tax (cents/litre)b
Unleaded Gasoline 8.5   10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Leaded Gasoline 9.5   11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 4.0   4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0

Background Indicators
 
Consumer Price Index (2007 = 100)c
Gasoline and Other Fuels2 56.6   90.8 95.7 100.0 112.7
Public Transportation 45.6   94.8 99.1 100.0 105.9
Inter-City Transportation 42.4   95.6 99.8 100.0 106.8
Local and Commuter 50.9   93.3 97.7 100.0 104.3

GDP at Factor Cost (million $ 2007)c
Business Sector 733,190   1,167,255 1,197,688 1,222,180 1,222,661
Transportation 37,406   57,798 59,272 60,246 60,293
Real Personal Disposable Income per Household ($ 2007)c 57,605   59,357 61,694 62,548 63,712

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, Monthly Average Retail Prices for Gasoline and Fuel Oil, by Geography, Table 18-10-0001-01, Ottawa, 2018.
b) Canada Revenue Agency, Current Rates of Excise Taxes - Revised, Ottawa, 2008; https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/publications/currate/current-rates-excise-taxes.html.
c) Statistics Canada, Consumer Price Index, Table 18-10-0005-01, Ottawa, 2018.
d) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2016, Ottawa, 2018.
e) Statistics Canada, Total Population, Census Divisions and Census Metropolitan Areas, Tables 17-10-0017-01, 17-10-0037-01 and 17-10-0046-01, Ottawa, 2018.
f) Natural Resources Canada, Petroleum Resources Branch, Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division, Ottawa, 2018.