Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 317.5   357.9 378.5 382.5 380.3 380.6
Passenger Road Transportation 219.7   231.5 240.7 237.4 237.7 236.9
Freight Road Transportation 97.8   126.4 137.8 145.1 142.7 143.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.2   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1
Natural Gas 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 236.4   263.5 273.3 275.3 271.5 268.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 78.0   92.7 103.6 105.5 107.0 110.4
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   0.5 0.5 0.6 0.7 0.6

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   73.6 72.2 72.0 71.4 70.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 24.6   25.9 27.4 27.6 28.1 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 0.5   0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 95,245   110,547 116,411 115,090 116,177 118,588
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 30,965   45,406 50,297 52,344 52,932 54,709
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.31   2.09 2.07 2.06 2.05 2.00
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.16   2.78 2.74 2.77 2.70 2.63
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 22.0   25.1 26.6 26.8 26.5 26.5
Passenger Road Transportation 15.1   16.2 16.9 16.5 16.5 16.3
Freight Road Transportation 6.8   8.9 9.7 10.2 10.1 10.1

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   18.5 19.2 19.2 18.9 18.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.5   6.6 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.9
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 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 74.4   73.6 72.2 71.8 71.1 70.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 25.1   26.2 27.7 28.0 28.7 29.7
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   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   70.1 70.1 69.6 69.3 68.9
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.5 70.6 70.4 70.5 70.4

Footnotes:

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