Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 12: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2016 2017
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 1,441.1   2,089.7 2,072.5
Passenger Road Transportation 969.3   1,145.0 1,119.0
Freight Road Transportation 471.8   944.7 953.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 3.1   3.8 4.4
Natural Gas 1.7   4.1 4.6
Motor Gasoline 1,067.0   1,435.7 1,417.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 334.0   634.1 634.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 35.4   12.1 12.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.2   0.2 0.2
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 74.0   68.7 68.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 23.2   30.3 30.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.5   0.6 0.6

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 420,389   608,027 605,733
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 136,088   375,153 402,451
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.31   1.88 1.85
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.47   2.52 2.37
Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 99.7   142.6 141.4
Passenger Road Transportation 66.9   76.8 75.0
Freight Road Transportation 32.8   65.8 66.4

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 0.2   0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 73.7   96.4 95.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 23.6   45.2 45.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.2   0.7 0.7

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.2   0.1 0.1
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.2
Motor Gasoline 73.9   67.6 67.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 23.7   31.7 32.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 2.2   0.5 0.5
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.0   67.1 67.0
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.4   69.6 69.7