Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2015 2016
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,382.1 1,409.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.0 3.0
Natural Gas 1.6   3.4 3.5
Motor Gasoline 902.4   1,036.8 1,061.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   64.0 58.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   2.1 2.2
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   267.6 274.4
Propane 18.8   5.2 6.0

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   536.5 532.1
Light Trucks 215.5   513.2 542.5
Motorcycles 2.4   5.5 5.6
School Buses 13.5   11.3 12.4
Urban Transit 24.6   38.7 34.1
Inter-City Buses 7.9   5.1 4.4
Air 180.9   269.7 276.7
Rail 3.8   2.0 2.0

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 491,843   765,401 793,401

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 311,376   299,494 299,062
Light Trucksa 75,089   229,407 244,908
Motorcyclesa 1,604   3,154 3,211
School Busesa 15,013   26,448 25,322
Urban Transita 12,821   23,119 20,792
Inter-City Busesa 7,835   6,327 5,855
Air1,b 66,776   176,103 192,843
Railc 1,330   1,349 1,408
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.27   1.78 1.75

Footnotes:

1) Excludes non-commercial aviation.

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2018.
b) Statistics Canada, Canadian Civil Aviation, 1990–2000, Ottawa, 2003 (Cat. No. 51-206-X); and Statistics Canada, Civil aviation operating statistics, Table 18-10-0005-01, Ottawa, 2018.
c) Statistics Canada, Rail in Canada, 1990–2009, Ottawa, 2011 (Cat. No. 52-216-X); and Tables 23-10-0053-01 and 23-10-0057-01, Ottawa, 2018.