Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 148.4   147.6 148.0 138.4 143.9 170.6 159.8
Passenger Road Transportation 88.8   91.0 94.3 85.3 88.5 102.7 102.7
Freight Road Transportation 59.6   56.6 53.6 53.0 55.4 67.9 57.1

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 95.7   99.8 104.3 94.3 98.2 109.4 112.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 52.5   47.7 43.5 44.0 45.6 57.2 43.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 4.0 4.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 64.5   67.6 70.5 68.1 68.3 64.1 70.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 35.4   32.3 29.4 31.8 31.7 33.5 27.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.3 2.5
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 46,310   49,413 51,603 47,729 49,734 58,513 57,649
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,378   17,829 17,282 16,445 16,963 20,918 17,308
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.92   1.84 1.83 1.79 1.78 1.76 1.78
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.79   3.17 3.10 3.23 3.27 3.25 3.30
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 10.5   10.3 10.3 9.6 9.9 11.8 10.9
Passenger Road Transportation 6.3   6.3 6.5 5.8 6.0 7.0 7.0
Freight Road Transportation 4.2   4.0 3.8 3.7 3.9 4.8 4.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 6.7   6.9 7.1 6.4 6.7 7.4 7.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.7   3.4 3.1 3.1 3.2 4.1 3.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.3 0.3
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 64.3   66.9 69.7 67.2 67.3 63.0 69.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 35.6   33.1 30.2 32.7 32.7 34.6 28.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.3 2.5
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.5   69.1 68.7 68.5 68.3 68.0 67.7
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.6   70.4 70.3 70.3 70.2 70.2 69.9

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.