Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 317.5   354.7 362.0 367.3 359.1 349.8
Passenger Road Transportation 219.7   223.0 225.8 227.6 223.2 224.6
Freight Road Transportation 97.8   131.8 136.2 139.7 135.9 125.2

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.2   1.1 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1
Natural Gas 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 236.4   249.8 255.2 257.4 253.3 254.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 78.0   103.1 105.1 108.4 104.2 93.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Propane 1.7   0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.9

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Natural Gas 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 74.5   70.4 70.5 70.1 70.5 72.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 24.6   29.1 29.0 29.5 29.0 26.7
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 95,245   103,472 105,214 106,764 105,469 106,522
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 30,965   45,475 47,407 49,479 47,991 44,966
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.31   2.15 2.15 2.13 2.12 2.11
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.16   2.90 2.87 2.82 2.83 2.79
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 22.0   24.8 25.4 25.8 25.2 24.6
Passenger Road Transportation 15.1   15.5 15.8 16.0 15.6 15.7
Freight Road Transportation 6.8   9.3 9.6 9.8 9.6 8.8

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 16.3   17.4 17.9 18.1 17.8 17.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.5   7.3 7.5 7.7 7.4 6.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 74.4   70.4 70.4 70.1 70.5 72.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 25.1   29.5 29.4 29.8 29.3 27.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   69.7 69.9 70.1 70.1 70.1
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.3 70.4 70.5 70.5 70.5

Footnotes:

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