Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,109.5 1,128.0 1,131.7 1,155.6 1,176.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.1 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0
Natural Gas 1.6   2.0 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.3
Motor Gasoline 902.4   871.9 883.3 903.1 920.1 921.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   51.6 50.2 47.2 47.9 53.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   4.1 3.7 3.7 3.7 4.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   157.2 163.2 155.4 164.1 176.7
Propane 18.8   19.6 22.5 17.0 14.5 16.0

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   683.3 683.0 685.9 682.0 669.1
Light Trucks 215.5   211.6 226.3 238.6 260.0 271.8
Motorcycles 2.4   2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
School Buses 13.5   13.5 14.5 12.9 11.7 16.2
Urban Transit 24.6   26.3 24.8 23.0 22.7 26.2
Inter-City Buses 7.9   8.2 7.4 6.8 6.5 8.2
Air 180.9   161.3 166.9 159.1 167.8 180.8
Rail 3.8   3.1 3.0 3.3 2.8 2.3

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 491,843   481,035 501,875 509,660 523,683 545,584

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 311,376   307,205 315,015 319,626 321,401 320,185
Light Trucksa 75,089   77,491 85,797 91,489 99,965 105,100
Motorcyclesa 1,604   1,484 1,443 1,442 1,437 1,398
School Busesa 15,013   14,822 17,010 15,788 14,992 21,739
Urban Transita 12,821   13,089 11,752 11,822 11,710 12,905
Inter-City Busesa 7,835   7,575 7,349 7,055 7,182 9,349
Air1,b 66,776   58,007 62,183 61,098 65,634 73,492
Railc 1,330   1,363 1,327 1,340 1,363 1,415
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.27   2.24 2.19 2.16 2.15 2.10

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.