Transportation Sector
Quebec
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 317.5   400.5 402.0 397.3 399.4 418.9
Passenger Road Transportation 219.7   249.1 237.6 242.2 242.2 251.0
Freight Road Transportation 97.8   151.5 164.4 155.0 157.3 168.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 1.2   1.1 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3
Natural Gas 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 236.4   284.4 272.0 279.2 279.7 280.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 78.0   114.2 128.2 116.3 117.8 125.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 10.3
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 1.7   0.7 0.5 0.5 0.6 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   71.0 67.7 70.3 70.0 67.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 24.6   28.5 31.9 29.3 29.5 30.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.5
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 95,245   123,929 119,995 123,463 124,925 130,118
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 30,965   54,394 57,960 51,279 52,751 56,807
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.31   2.01 1.98 1.96 1.94 1.93
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.16   2.78 2.84 3.02 2.98 2.96
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 22.0   27.7 27.8 27.4 27.4 28.7
Passenger Road Transportation 15.1   17.1 16.2 16.5 16.4 16.9
Freight Road Transportation 6.8   10.6 11.6 10.9 11.0 11.8

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   19.6 18.6 19.0 19.0 19.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.5   8.1 9.1 8.3 8.4 9.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.7
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   70.5 67.0 69.6 69.3 66.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 25.1   29.3 32.8 30.3 30.6 31.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.4
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   68.6 68.2 68.0 67.8 67.5
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.3 70.3 70.2 70.1 70.1

Footnotes:

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