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 (2012 = 100)c
Gasoline and Other Fuels2 45.4   72.7 76.7 80.1 90.3
Public Transportation 40.0   83.0 86.8 87.5 92.7
Inter-City Transportation 42.8   78.4 82.1 84.0 87.6
Local and Commuter 38.0   85.8 89.6 89.7 95.8

GDP at Factor Cost (million $ 2012)c
Business Sector 798,169   1,268,953 1,302,428 1,330,495 1,331,085
Transportation 42,825   63,291 64,479 65,166 65,221
Real Personal Disposable Income per Household ($2012)c 63,265   65,198 67,720 68,617 69,874

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, 2019.
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, 2019.
d) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2017, Ottawa, 2019.
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, 2019.
f) Natural Resources Canada, Petroleum Resources Branch, Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division, Ottawa, 2019.