Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,334.5 1,356.4 1,388.3 1,350.8 1,368.1

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.8 4.0 4.4 3.8 3.8
Natural Gas 1.6   1.3 1.4 1.2 3.5 3.4
Motor Gasoline 902.4   979.6 973.6 996.2 963.0 1,025.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   70.2 64.2 67.9 64.2 63.2
Ethanol n.a.   47.3 48.7 45.1 47.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   2.1 2.6 2.2 1.9 2.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   223.7 254.8 265.5 262.2 264.5
Propane 18.8   6.5 7.0 5.7 5.0 5.1

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   577.6 565.0 562.5 533.4 530.9
Light Trucks 215.5   460.1 468.4 489.4 487.8 507.6
Motorcycles 2.4   5.4 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.5
School Buses 13.5   16.3 14.4 13.1 12.1 12.2
Urban Transit 24.6   41.1 38.0 42.0 39.8 37.3
Inter-City Buses 7.9   5.4 5.2 6.0 6.2 5.8
Air 180.9   225.7 257.4 267.7 264.0 266.7
Rail 3.8   2.8 2.4 2.1 2.0 2.1

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 492,296   736,150 741,558 751,811 742,317 761,751

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 311,376   313,350 309,489 310,141 295,273 295,843
Light Trucksa 75,089   200,118 204,423 215,630 216,088 227,075
Motorcyclesa 1,604   3,088 3,206 3,202 3,092 3,125
School Busesa 15,013   36,670 34,665 32,295 28,767 28,604
Urban Transita 12,821   26,723 25,391 25,138 23,817 22,247
Inter-City Busesa 7,835   7,689 6,688 8,163 6,843 7,252
Air1,b 66,776   147,107 156,323 155,876 167,108 176,255
Railc 1,782   1,404 1,374 1,365 1,327 1,349
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.26   1.78 1.80 1.82 1.79 1.77

Footnotes:

1) Excludes non-commercial aviation.

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
b) Statistics Canada, Canadian Civil Aviation, 1990–2000, Ottawa, 2003 (Cat. No. 51-206-X); and Statistics Canada, Aviation: Service Bulletins, Ottawa: Vol. 49 No. 4, 2017 (Cat. No. 51-004-X).
c) Statistics Canada, Rail in Canada, 1990–2009, Ottawa, 2011 (Cat. No. 52-216-X); and Tables 404-0012 and 404-0016, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).