Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   1,042.0 1,094.7 1,112.8 1,086.7 1,166.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 164.6   275.3 279.5 283.8 294.0 307.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   683.3 711.5 725.4 686.9 751.0
Ethanol n.a.   1.4 6.0 6.2 7.3 9.6
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   68.7 84.4 84.9 87.0 86.1
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   7.2 5.9 4.9 4.4 5.3
Propane 16.6   6.1 7.2 7.3 6.9 6.8

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   160.1 170.3 169.8 172.5 178.9
Medium Trucks 120.6   241.0 247.3 261.3 278.9 312.8
Heavy Trucks 253.6   435.1 453.7 457.5 450.3 466.2
Air 6.5   7.2 5.9 4.9 4.5 5.3
Rail 85.7   85.6 91.8 97.0 62.5 81.2
Marine 106.5   113.0 125.7 122.2 118.0 122.3

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 575,085   896,196 897,440 870,099 783,756 851,073

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,508   20,888 22,510 22,654 23,282 24,399
Medium Trucksa 13,630   35,860 37,625 38,894 38,833 46,659
Heavy Trucksb 110,976   225,105 224,839 223,802 208,531 221,767
Airc 1,754   2,227 1,997 1,809 1,628 2,085
Raild 248,348   352,477 358,832 340,092 299,829 341,325
Marinee 189,869   259,640 251,637 242,848 211,653 214,839
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.17   1.16 1.22 1.28 1.39 1.37

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.