Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2015 2016
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   1,139.2 1,090.2

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.5 0.6
Motor Gasoline 164.6   346.8 365.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   740.1 680.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   40.8 32.1
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   5.6 5.9
Propane 16.6   5.5 6.1

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   201.5 213.0
Medium Trucks 120.6   300.8 290.9
Heavy Trucks 253.6   469.2 429.4
Air 6.5   5.6 6.0
Rail 85.7   88.9 81.5
Marine 106.5   73.3 69.6

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 575,085   971,092 975,654

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,508   28,576 30,485
Medium Trucksa 13,630   48,577 47,909
Heavy Trucksb 110,976   277,396 294,716
Airc 1,754   2,284 2,570
Raild 248,348   411,623 395,889
Marinee 189,869   202,637 204,085
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.17   1.17 1.12

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2018.
b) Statistics Canada, Trucking in Canada, 1990–2005, Ottawa, 2007 (Cat. No. 53-222-X); and Table 23-10-0219-01, 2018.
c) Statistics Canada, Canadian Civil Aviation, 1990–2000, Ottawa, 2003 (Cat. No. 51-206-X); and Statistics Canada, Aviation: Service Bulletin, 2001–2011, Ottawa, 2012 (Cat. No. 51-004-X); and Table 23-10-0033-01, Ottawa, 2018.
d) 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.
e) Transport Canada, Surface and Marine Statistics and Forecasts Division, Ottawa, 2018.