Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,338.0 1,359.6 1,391.6 1,351.4

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.7 3.7 4.1 2.9
Natural Gas 1.6   1.3 1.4 1.2 3.5
Motor Gasoline 902.4   980.9 974.9 997.3 964.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   71.5 65.5 69.2 64.9
Ethanol n.a.   47.3 48.7 45.2 47.3
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   2.1 2.6 2.2 1.9
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   224.6 255.8 266.8 261.9
Propane 18.8   6.5 7.0 5.7 5.0

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   579.6 566.8 564.2 534.9
Light Trucks 215.5   460.8 469.0 489.9 488.4
Motorcycles 2.4   5.4 5.6 5.6 5.4
School Buses 13.5   16.3 14.4 13.1 12.2
Urban Transit 24.6   40.9 37.7 41.7 38.5
Inter-City Buses 7.9   5.4 5.2 6.0 6.1
Air 180.9   226.7 258.4 269.0 263.8
Rail 3.8   2.8 2.4 2.1 2.0

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 491,843   737,547 742,777 752,921 742,702

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 311,376   314,622 310,630 311,183 296,124
Light Trucksa 75,089   200,392 204,685 215,863 216,205
Motorcyclesa 1,604   3,092 3,209 3,204 3,089
School Busesa 15,013   36,637 34,676 32,295 29,083
Urban Transita 12,821   26,613 25,191 24,971 23,037
Inter-City Busesa 7,835   7,682 6,690 8,163 6,728
Air1,b 66,776   147,107 156,323 155,876 167,108
Railc 1,330   1,404 1,374 1,365 1,327
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.27   1.78 1.80 1.82 1.79

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.