Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2016 2017
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 517.0   716.7 716.1
Passenger Road Transportation 364.7   450.5 439.4
Freight Road Transportation 152.2   266.3 276.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.4   1.5 1.5
Natural Gas 0.5   0.6 0.6
Motor Gasoline 401.5   527.3 518.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 105.0   180.0 187.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 8.6   7.2 7.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.3   0.2 0.2
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 77.7   73.6 72.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.3   25.1 26.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.7   1.0 1.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 163,973   247,398 245,497
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 45,253   112,617 125,431
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.22   1.82 1.79
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.36   2.36 2.21
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 35.7   48.7 48.7
Passenger Road Transportation 25.1   30.2 29.4
Freight Road Transportation 10.6   18.5 19.3

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 27.7   35.4 34.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 7.4   12.8 13.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.4 0.5

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 77.7   72.7 71.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.8   26.3 27.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.5   0.9 0.9
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   66.9 66.9
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   69.6 69.6

Footnotes:

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