Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,194.4 1,221.5 1,248.3 1,271.6 1,275.4

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.1
Natural Gas 1.6   2.1 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.3
Motor Gasoline 902.4   918.3 935.3 954.9 971.8 971.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   51.1 58.0 56.7 55.6 59.0
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   4.0 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.5
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   200.8 205.5 214.7 224.8 228.4
Propane 18.8   15.0 13.5 12.9 10.8 7.6

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   652.8 647.7 641.3 638.9 625.5
Light Trucks 215.5   288.9 311.2 336.5 353.1 362.3
Motorcycles 2.4   2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.5
School Buses 13.5   13.4 13.3 13.7 13.5 14.7
Urban Transit 24.6   22.6 26.2 25.4 25.7 28.5
Inter-City Buses 7.9   6.9 9.2 8.1 6.9 7.1
Air 180.9   204.8 209.3 218.6 228.3 232.0
Rail 3.8   2.8 2.5 2.5 2.8 3.0

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 491,843   549,481 575,704 585,917 598,591 610,340

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 311,376   313,965 315,595 312,422 314,090 311,440
Light Trucksa 75,089   112,201 121,591 131,131 138,408 143,361
Motorcyclesa 1,604   1,385 1,435 1,504 1,559 1,649
School Busesa 15,013   18,747 19,302 20,689 21,192 23,892
Urban Transita 12,821   11,716 14,117 12,831 13,687 14,593
Inter-City Busesa 7,835   7,878 10,309 9,249 8,527 8,974
Air1,b 66,776   82,120 91,859 96,642 99,618 104,882
Railc 1,330   1,469 1,496 1,448 1,510 1,549
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.27   2.12 2.07 2.08 2.08 2.05

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.