Transportation Sector
Canada
Table 9: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Region
  1990   2016 2017
Total Energy Use (PJ) 1,877.9   2,638.8 2,642.7
Passenger Transportation 1,154.0   1,424.1 1,405.9
Freight Transportation 670.5   1,096.9 1,117.1
Off-Road1 53.3   117.8 119.7

Energy Use by Region (PJ)
Newfoundland and Labrador 52.0   61.3 56.3
Prince Edward Island 8.8   12.2 12.1
Nova Scotia 74.6   72.0 72.3
New Brunswick 55.8   62.5 56.6
Quebec 399.4   528.9 534.4
Ontario 635.2   873.6 885.4
Manitoba 71.4   95.6 99.9
Saskatchewan 63.1   139.5 141.0
Alberta 249.6   432.4 420.0
British Columbia and Territories 268.2   360.8 364.7

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.8   2.3 2.1
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.5 0.5
Nova Scotia 4.0   2.7 2.7
New Brunswick 3.0   2.4 2.1
Quebec 21.3   20.0 20.2
Ontario 33.8   33.1 33.5
Manitoba 3.8   3.6 3.8
Saskatchewan 3.4   5.3 5.3
Alberta 13.3   16.4 15.9
British Columbia and Territories 14.3   13.7 13.8

Activity
Passenger-kilometres2 (millions) 488,494   802,694 818,329
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 576,059   977,675 1,034,797
Passenger Transportation Energy Intensity2 (MJ/Pkm) 2.28   1.74 1.69
Freight Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 1.16   1.12 1.08
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity3 (Mt of CO2e) 131.1   181.6 181.9
Passenger Transportation 79.6   96.0 94.7
Freight Transportation 47.7   77.3 78.8
Off-Road 3.9   8.3 8.5

GHG Emissions by Region (Mt of CO2e)
Newfoundland and Labrador 3.6   4.2 3.9
Prince Edward Island 0.6   0.8 0.8
Nova Scotia 5.2   4.9 5.0
New Brunswick 3.9   4.3 3.9
Quebec 27.8   36.3 36.7
Ontario 44.2   59.8 60.7
Manitoba 5.0   6.6 6.9
Saskatchewan 4.4   9.7 9.8
Alberta 17.4   30.0 29.1
British Columbia and Territories 18.8   24.9 25.2

Shares (%)
Newfoundland and Labrador 2.8   2.3 2.1
Prince Edward Island 0.5   0.5 0.5
Nova Scotia 4.0   2.7 2.7
New Brunswick 3.0   2.4 2.1
Quebec 21.2   20.0 20.2
Ontario 33.7   33.0 33.4
Manitoba 3.8   3.6 3.8
Saskatchewan 3.4   5.3 5.4
Alberta 13.3   16.5 16.0
British Columbia and Territories 14.3   13.7 13.9
Passenger Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   67.4 67.3
Freight Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 71.1   70.4 70.5

Footnotes:

1) “Off Road” includes vehicles not registered for on-road travel such as ATVs, snowmobiles, golf carts and some military vehicles.
2) Excludes non-commercial aviation.
3) At the regional level, data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.