Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  2000   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 359.1   418.9 411.7 403.6 382.5 395.5
Passenger Road Transportation 223.2   251.0 245.9 245.1 231.8 238.5
Freight Road Transportation 135.9   168.0 165.8 158.4 150.7 157.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.1   1.3 1.4 1.8 1.8 2.5
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.1 0.2 1.4 1.4
Motor Gasoline 253.3   280.8 276.2 273.7 259.3 276.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 104.2   125.9 123.6 117.6 109.5 114.2
Ethanol 0.0   10.3 9.7 9.6 9.9 0.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.6   0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.6
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.4
Motor Gasoline 70.5   67.0 67.1 67.8 67.8 69.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 29.0   30.1 30.0 29.2 28.6 28.9
Ethanol 0.0   2.5 2.4 2.4 2.6 0.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 105,468   130,118 128,296 128,613 121,226 125,494
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 47,991   56,807 58,636 56,675 57,235 64,502
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.12   1.93 1.92 1.91 1.91 1.90
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.83   2.96 2.83 2.80 2.63 2.43
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 25.2   28.7 28.1 27.5 26.0 26.8
Passenger Road Transportation 15.6   16.9 16.5 16.4 15.4 15.8
Freight Road Transportation 9.6   11.8 11.6 11.1 10.5 11.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 17.8   19.0 18.6 18.4 17.4 18.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 7.4   9.0 8.8 8.4 7.8 8.1
Ethanol 0.0   0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
Motor Gasoline 70.5   66.2 66.2 67.0 67.0 69.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 29.3   31.2 31.3 30.5 30.0 30.3
Ethanol 0.0   2.4 2.3 2.3 2.5 0.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.1   67.5 67.2 66.9 66.6 66.4
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.5   70.1 70.0 69.9 69.9 69.9

Footnotes:

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