Transportation Sector
Atlantic
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 148.4   139.0 137.3 153.8 157.8 154.1 158.6
Passenger Road Transportation 88.8   87.4 83.8 97.2 101.6 98.5 99.6
Freight Road Transportation 59.6   51.6 53.5 56.6 56.2 55.6 59.0

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 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3
Motor Gasoline 95.7   96.7 92.3 110.7 117.1 115.2 116.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 52.5   40.8 42.8 42.8 40.4 38.6 41.3
Ethanol n.a.   1.5 1.9 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.1 0.0 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 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 64.5   69.6 67.2 72.0 74.2 74.7 73.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 35.4   29.3 31.2 27.8 25.6 25.0 26.0
Ethanol n.a.   1.1 1.4 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 46,310   49,307 47,108 54,781 57,399 56,384 57,227
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,378   16,383 18,094 19,946 21,178 20,223 20,622
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.92   1.77 1.78 1.77 1.77 1.75 1.74
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.79   3.15 2.96 2.84 2.65 2.75 2.86
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 10.5   9.5 9.4 10.5 10.8 10.5 10.8
Passenger Road Transportation 6.3   5.9 5.6 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.7
Freight Road Transportation 4.2   3.6 3.7 4.0 3.9 3.9 4.1

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   6.5 6.2 7.4 7.9 7.7 7.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.7   2.9 3.1 3.1 2.9 2.7 2.9
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.1 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
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 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 64.3   68.4 66.0 70.8 73.1 73.6 72.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 35.6   30.5 32.5 29.1 26.8 26.2 27.2
Ethanol n.a.   1.0 1.4 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.5   67.5 67.3 67.3 67.3 67.2 67.2
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.6   70.0 70.0 69.8 69.7 69.7 69.7

Footnotes:

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