Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   1,172.4 1,173.3 1,191.4 1,184.4

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4
Motor Gasoline 164.6   297.3 304.1 321.9 324.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   786.5 776.8 782.9 781.1
Ethanol n.a.   14.3 15.6 14.4 15.9
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   61.2 62.8 59.4 50.8
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   5.4 6.1 6.3 6.0
Propane 16.6   7.3 7.6 6.2 5.4

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   180.0 185.1 193.2 192.9
Medium Trucks 120.6   305.8 303.0 317.5 315.1
Heavy Trucks 253.6   489.6 490.5 494.5 496.9
Air 6.5   5.5 6.1 6.3 6.0
Rail 85.7   93.0 94.2 90.9 93.4
Marine 106.5   98.5 94.4 89.0 80.1

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 575,085   852,680 886,453 917,442 963,454

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,508   24,829 25,647 27,006 27,091
Medium Trucksa 13,630   46,243 46,574 49,563 50,023
Heavy Trucksb 110,976   231,631 241,495 251,387 268,567
Airc 1,754   2,212 2,283 2,273 2,376
Raild 248,348   352,091 371,074 386,132 415,462
Marinee 189,869   195,675 199,380 201,080 199,935
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.17   1.37 1.32 1.30 1.23

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.