Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 11: Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 670.5   794.3 837.2 867.6 892.6 908.9

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Newfoundland and Labrador 19.8   18.2 19.6 20.2 20.9 21.4
Prince Edward Island 3.1   3.8 3.5 3.7 4.0 4.4
Nova Scotia 31.8   32.3 33.7 36.4 39.7 36.1
New Brunswick 22.0   29.1 29.6 29.6 32.1 35.0
Quebec 131.2   153.6 162.0 179.1 176.6 174.0
Ontario 196.7   230.5 250.9 255.0 269.3 281.4
Manitoba 25.7   30.3 29.3 27.5 27.6 27.2
Saskatchewan 23.5   35.3 35.2 32.9 32.6 32.8
Alberta 107.9   125.1 137.1 145.5 149.5 157.4
British Columbia and Territories 108.9   136.2 136.3 137.8 140.6 139.3

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.9   2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Nova Scotia 4.7   4.1 4.0 4.2 4.4 4.0
New Brunswick 3.3   3.7 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.9
Quebec 19.6   19.3 19.4 20.6 19.8 19.1
Ontario 29.3   29.0 30.0 29.4 30.2 31.0
Manitoba 3.8   3.8 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.0
Saskatchewan 3.5   4.4 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.6
Alberta 16.1   15.8 16.4 16.8 16.7 17.3
British Columbia and Territories 16.2   17.1 16.3 15.9 15.7 15.3

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 576,059   666,121 711,384 716,273 737,820 775,465
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 1.16   1.19 1.18 1.21 1.21 1.17
Freight Transportation GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 47.7   56.4 59.5 61.7 63.5 64.8

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1.4   1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5
Prince Edward Island 0.2   0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3
Nova Scotia 2.3   2.3 2.4 2.6 2.9 2.6
New Brunswick 1.6   2.1 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.5
Quebec 9.3   10.9 11.5 12.8 12.6 12.4
Ontario 13.9   16.3 17.8 18.1 19.1 20.0
Manitoba 1.9   2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.9
Saskatchewan 1.7   2.5 2.5 2.3 2.3 2.4
Alberta 7.6   8.8 9.7 10.3 10.6 11.2
British Columbia and Territories 7.8   9.7 9.7 9.8 10.1 10.0

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.9   2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5
Nova Scotia 4.8   4.1 4.1 4.2 4.5 4.0
New Brunswick 3.3   3.7 3.5 3.4 3.6 3.9
Quebec 19.6   19.3 19.4 20.7 19.8 19.2
Ontario 29.2   28.9 29.9 29.3 30.0 30.8
Manitoba 3.9   3.8 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.0
Saskatchewan 3.6   4.5 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.6
Alberta 16.0   15.6 16.3 16.7 16.7 17.3
British Columbia and Territories 16.3   17.3 16.4 15.9 15.8 15.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.1   70.9 71.0 71.1 71.2 71.3

Footnotes:

1) There is no electricity used in freight transportation.