Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 13: Passenger Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2016 2017
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 969.3   1,145.0 1,119.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 3.1   3.8 4.4
Natural Gas 1.6   3.6 4.2
Motor Gasoline 902.4   1,074.0 1,055.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 43.4   57.5 48.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 18.8   6.0 6.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.3   0.3 0.4
Natural Gas 0.2   0.3 0.4
Motor Gasoline 93.1   93.8 94.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 4.5   5.0 4.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.9   0.5 0.5

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 420,389   608,027 605,733
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.31   1.88 1.85
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 66.9   76.8 75.0

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 62.5   72.0 70.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.1   4.1 3.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.1   0.4 0.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.3   0.2 0.2
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.3
Motor Gasoline 93.3   93.8 94.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 4.6   5.3 4.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.7   0.5 0.5
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.0   67.1 67.0