Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,249.7 1,291.8 1,295.6 1,322.2 1,343.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.1 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5
Natural Gas 1.6   1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7
Motor Gasoline 902.4   965.0 1,000.2 1,003.8 1,013.1 1,010.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   59.8 67.8 70.0 62.2 65.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 4.8
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   3.5 3.4 3.1 2.8 3.3
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   208.5 209.4 208.0 232.8 246.9
Propane 18.8   8.1 6.1 5.7 6.2 7.0

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   620.2 634.9 629.1 626.0 619.3
Light Trucks 215.5   364.1 383.1 391.9 402.7 412.6
Motorcycles 2.4   2.5 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.3
School Buses 13.5   12.7 13.8 15.8 12.5 13.1
Urban Transit 24.6   28.2 33.4 34.4 33.0 35.2
Inter-City Buses 7.9   7.1 8.3 7.7 6.4 7.1
Air 180.9   211.9 212.8 211.1 235.6 250.2
Rail 3.8   3.0 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.7

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 491,843   609,097 628,587 632,678 643,769 661,784

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 311,376   311,275 321,777 322,252 322,404 321,008
Light Trucksa 75,089   145,755 154,135 158,711 164,092 169,682
Motorcyclesa 1,604   1,854 2,202 2,354 2,556 2,775
School Busesa 15,013   21,412 24,463 28,455 23,980 26,695
Urban Transita 12,821   15,917 18,637 19,267 18,908 20,674
Inter-City Busesa 7,835   8,797 10,681 9,879 8,442 9,497
Air1,b 66,776   102,535 95,094 90,326 101,965 109,975
Railc 1,330   1,553 1,597 1,434 1,421 1,478
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.27   2.01 2.01 2.01 2.01 1.98

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.