Transportation Sector
Ontario
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 517.0   640.3 656.4 677.4 691.7 714.9
Passenger Road Transportation 364.7   401.6 420.2 423.1 434.0 447.0
Freight Road Transportation 152.2   238.6 236.2 254.3 257.8 267.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.4   1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4
Natural Gas 0.5   1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5
Motor Gasoline 401.5   462.0 479.5 487.9 498.2 504.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 105.0   170.0 171.1 183.3 186.6 203.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 8.6   5.5 3.0 3.5 4.2 4.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 77.7   72.2 73.1 72.0 72.0 70.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.3   26.5 26.1 27.1 27.0 28.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.7   0.9 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 163,973   202,707 214,584 218,629 223,724 232,734
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 45,253   81,011 81,520 87,737 91,866 98,787
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.22   1.98 1.96 1.94 1.94 1.92
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.36   2.95 2.90 2.90 2.81 2.71
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 35.7   44.9 46.1 47.6 48.4 49.9
Passenger Road Transportation 25.1   28.2 29.5 29.7 30.2 31.0
Freight Road Transportation 10.6   16.8 16.6 17.9 18.1 18.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 27.7   32.4 33.7 34.2 34.8 35.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 7.4   12.1 12.2 13.0 13.3 14.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.1   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
Motor Gasoline 77.7   72.2 73.1 72.0 71.9 70.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.8   26.9 26.4 27.4 27.4 29.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.5   0.7 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   70.1 70.1 70.1 69.7 69.4
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.2 70.4 70.3 70.3 70.4

Footnotes:

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