Transportation Energy Prices and Background Indicators
  1990   2001 2002 2003 2004
Energy Prices by Energy Source (incl. taxes)
Regular Unleaded Gasoline1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 58.7   70.7 70.5 75.0 82.9
Diesel Fuel Oil1 (cents/litre)a,d,e 51.4   68.3 63.1 68.8 75.6
Propane (cents/litre)a,d,f 26.6   45.1 37.4 50.2 51.3

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

Background Indicators
 
Consumer Price Index (2012 = 100)c
Gasoline and Other Fuels2 45.4   55.3 54.9 58.4 64.5
Public Transportation 40.0   72.3 76.4 78.6 80.4
Inter-City Transportation 42.8   68.5 70.4 73.1 75.7
Local and Commuter 38.0   74.7 80.2 82.0 83.5

GDP at Factor Cost (million $ 2012)c
Business Sector 798,169   1,132,166 1,163,100 1,185,819 1,226,597
Transportation 42,825   58,471 58,426 58,446 59,904
Real Personal Disposable Income per Household ($2012)c 63,265   64,682 65,094 64,415 65,301

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.