Transportation Sector
Prince Edward Island
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 3.3   5.1 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.3
Passenger Truck Transportation 1.4   2.1 2.1 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.7
Freight Truck Transportation 1.9   3.1 3.3 3.1 2.8 2.9 3.0 2.8 2.6

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 1.4   2.1 2.1 2.2 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.7
Freight Light Trucks 0.4   0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Medium Trucks 0.6   0.9 0.8 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.7
Heavy Trucks 0.9   1.6 1.9 1.4 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.3 1.1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 41.6   40.5 38.7 41.5 46.7 46.9 47.5 49.4 50.4
Freight Light Trucks 12.2   12.2 11.4 12.4 13.7 13.8 13.9 14.5 14.8
Medium Trucks 17.4   16.6 15.5 18.9 18.0 15.3 12.1 12.2 13.5
Heavy Trucks 28.8   30.7 34.4 27.3 21.5 24.0 26.5 23.9 21.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 471   795 811 786 896 940 981 1,004 986
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 510   930 1,092 918 793 898 998 900 706
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.89   2.61 2.60 2.79 2.78 2.77 2.75 2.75 2.73
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.74   3.28 3.05 3.36 3.58 3.29 2.99 3.14 3.75
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 0.2   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Freight Truck Transportation 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Freight Light Trucks 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Medium Trucks 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Trucks 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 41.6   40.7 38.8 41.7 46.9 47.0 47.4 49.3 50.2
Freight Light Trucks 12.1   12.2 11.5 12.4 13.8 13.8 13.9 14.5 14.7
Medium Trucks 17.0   16.2 15.1 18.5 17.7 15.0 11.8 12.0 13.4
Heavy Trucks 29.3   30.9 34.6 27.5 21.7 24.1 26.8 24.2 21.7
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.5   70.7 70.7 70.8 70.8 70.8 70.4 70.0 69.5
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.6   70.2 70.4 70.3 70.4 70.5 70.4 70.3 70.1