Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,318.0 1,365.1 1,333.3 1,319.3 1,343.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.5 3.3 3.8 3.4 3.6
Natural Gas 1.6   1.7 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.7
Motor Gasoline 902.4   995.7 1,015.2 992.0 1,002.0 1,007.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   57.5 61.6 64.8 63.2 68.0
Ethanol n.a.   4.7 22.7 24.5 27.0 32.6
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   2.9 3.1 3.0 2.8 2.6
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   246.3 250.9 236.4 213.5 221.1
Propane 18.8   5.6 6.6 7.0 5.5 5.8

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   606.9 623.1 604.4 602.9 597.6
Light Trucks 215.5   405.3 427.1 425.1 436.4 453.8
Motorcycles 2.4   3.5 3.7 3.8 5.1 5.3
School Buses 13.5   13.6 13.6 14.9 14.7 15.5
Urban Transit 24.6   30.3 33.9 35.5 36.2 39.1
Inter-City Buses 7.9   6.5 7.0 7.1 5.3 5.5
Air 180.9   249.2 253.9 239.4 216.4 223.7
Rail 3.8   2.7 2.8 3.2 2.3 2.5

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 491,843   668,260 690,861 691,088 697,667 724,950

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 311,376   316,889 327,815 321,201 322,751 322,013
Light Trucksa 75,089   167,670 178,035 179,048 185,768 195,226
Motorcyclesa 1,604   2,943 3,198 3,272 2,913 3,036
School Busesa 15,013   31,801 26,382 27,959 32,882 36,293
Urban Transita 12,821   21,050 18,534 19,807 21,509 23,506
Inter-City Busesa 7,835   7,727 9,110 8,626 7,748 7,185
Air1,b 66,776   118,729 126,334 129,600 122,683 136,286
Railc 1,330   1,450 1,453 1,574 1,413 1,404
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.27   1.93 1.92 1.87 1.85 1.82

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.