Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   914.4 896.8 959.3 1,018.2 1,036.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Motor Gasoline 164.6   240.3 238.6 253.8 271.6 259.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   587.7 578.8 616.9 654.0 679.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 1.2
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   70.3 65.7 75.7 78.8 83.0
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   6.8 7.3 6.8 7.2 7.8
Propane 16.6   9.1 6.3 6.1 6.4 4.9

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   147.7 152.9 155.0 158.4 161.0
Medium Trucks 120.6   179.7 173.4 203.4 225.8 208.4
Heavy Trucks 253.6   382.7 377.7 407.0 425.1 449.7
Air 6.5   6.9 7.3 6.8 7.2 7.9
Rail 85.7   80.7 73.5 74.4 76.6 81.7
Marine 106.5   116.7 112.0 112.7 125.1 128.1

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 575,085   760,576 786,128 821,278 856,415 895,743

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,508   18,058 18,923 19,454 20,125 20,778
Medium Trucksa 13,630   23,091 22,451 26,647 29,932 27,894
Heavy Trucksb 110,976   192,849 193,333 211,767 224,910 233,583
Airc 1,754   2,172 2,151 1,855 2,013 2,236
Raild 248,348   323,211 317,807 318,263 338,898 352,140
Marinee 189,869   201,195 231,463 243,293 240,537 259,113
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.17   1.20 1.14 1.17 1.19 1.16

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.