Transportation Energy Prices and Background Indicators
  1990   2009 2010 2011 2012
Energy Prices by Energy Source (incl. taxes)
Regular Unleaded Gasoline1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 58.7   95.8 104.9 125.6 128.5
Diesel Fuel Oil1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 51.4   89.8 101.0 123.3 124.8
Propane (cents/litre)a,d,f 26.6   61.6 67.9 71.2 71.4

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   93.0 101.4 121.7 124.8
Public Transportation 45.6   106.7 105.7 111.6 114.2
Inter-City Transportation 42.4   106.0 101.2 108.9 111.4
Local and Commuter 50.9   107.9 113.4 116.2 119.0

GDP at Factor Cost (million $ 2007)c
Business Sector 733,190   1,166,021 1,206,805 1,251,275 1,276,587
Transportation 37,406   57,838 60,279 60,522 60,801
Real Personal Disposable Income per Household ($ 2007)c 57,605   63,985 66,119 65,738 66,635

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.