Transportation Energy Prices and Background Indicators
  1990   1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Energy Prices by Energy Source (incl. taxes)
Regular Unleaded Gasoline1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 58.7   58.3 59.5 54.2 59.4 72.6
Diesel Fuel Oil1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 51.4   53.3 55.6 53.5 53.9 67.8
Propane (cents/litre)a,d,f 26.6   32.6 31.5 29.2 30.9 43.0

Excise Tax (cents/litre)b
Unleaded Gasoline 8.5   10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.0
Leaded Gasoline 9.5   11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 4.0   4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0

Background Indicators
 
Consumer Price Index (2012 = 100)c
Gasoline and Other Fuels2 45.4   45.9 46.7 42.7 46.6 56.8
Public Transportation 40.0   56.5 61.3 64.3 68.6 70.9
Inter-City Transportation 42.8   59.5 61.4 62.5 64.0 66.1
Local and Commuter 38.0   54.5 61.0 65.4 71.5 73.9

GDP at Factor Cost (million $ 2012)c
Business Sector 798,169   898,875 947,224 990,454 1,051,139 1,115,987
Transportation 42,825   50,089 52,156 52,755 54,992 57,487
Real Personal Disposable Income per Household ($2012)c 63,265   58,812 59,599 61,062 62,363 63,466

Footnotes:

1) Price at full-service stations.
2) “Other Fuels” includes diesel fuel oil, propane, natural gas and any other fuel that would be used for automobile propulsion.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Energy Statistics Handbook, 1990-2010, (Cat. No. 57-601-X). Data for 2011 onward are taken from Statistics Canada, Monthly Average Retail Prices for Gasoline and Fuel Oil, by Geography, Table 18-10-0001-01, Ottawa, 2019.
b) Canada Revenue Agency, Current Rates of Excise Taxes - Revised, Ottawa, 2008; https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/publications/currate/current-rates-excise-taxes.html.
c) Statistics Canada, Consumer Price Index, Table 18-10-0005-01, Ottawa, 2019.
d) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2017, Ottawa, 2019.
e) Statistics Canada, Total Population, Census Divisions and Census Metropolitan Areas, Tables 17-10-0017-01, 17-10-0037-01 and 17-10-0046-01, Ottawa, 2019.
f) Natural Resources Canada, Petroleum Resources Branch, Pipelines, Gas and LNG Division, Ottawa, 2019.