Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  2000   2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 93.9   92.8 94.0 105.0 108.8 108.9 114.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 34.3   41.2 40.5 48.4 52.6 53.2 55.4
Freight Truck Transportation 59.6   51.6 53.5 56.6 56.2 55.6 59.0

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 34.3   41.2 40.5 48.4 52.6 53.2 55.4
Freight Light Trucks 10.0   11.8 11.6 13.9 15.1 15.2 15.8
Medium Trucks 11.1   12.1 12.4 13.2 13.3 13.2 14.2
Heavy Trucks 38.4   27.7 29.5 29.5 27.8 27.2 29.0

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 36.6   44.4 43.1 46.1 48.4 48.9 48.4
Freight Light Trucks 10.6   12.8 12.4 13.2 13.8 14.0 13.8
Medium Trucks 11.8   13.1 13.2 12.6 12.3 12.1 12.4
Heavy Trucks 40.9   29.8 31.4 28.1 25.5 25.0 25.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 13,316   17,631 17,459 21,225 23,404 23,958 25,320
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,378   16,383 18,094 19,946 21,178 20,223 20,622
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.58   2.33 2.32 2.28 2.25 2.22 2.19
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.79   3.15 2.96 2.84 2.65 2.75 2.86
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 6.6   6.4 6.5 7.2 7.4 7.4 7.8
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.4   2.8 2.7 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.7
Freight Truck Transportation 4.2   3.6 3.7 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.1

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 2.4   2.8 2.7 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.7
Freight Light Trucks 0.7   0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1
Medium Trucks 0.8   0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0
Heavy Trucks 2.7   2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 1.9 2.1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 36.6   43.4 42.0 45.1 47.4 48.0 47.5
Freight Light Trucks 10.6   12.5 12.1 12.9 13.6 13.7 13.6
Medium Trucks 11.6   13.3 13.4 12.8 12.4 12.3 12.6
Heavy Trucks 41.1   30.9 32.5 29.2 26.6 26.0 26.4
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.7   67.3 67.0 67.1 67.1 67.1 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.6   70.0 70.0 69.8 69.7 69.7 69.7