Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,109.5 1,128.0 1,131.7 1,155.6 1,176.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.1 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0
Natural Gas 1.6   2.0 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.3
Motor Gasoline 902.4   871.9 883.3 903.1 920.1 921.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   51.6 50.2 47.2 47.9 53.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   4.1 3.7 3.7 3.7 4.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   157.2 163.2 155.4 164.1 176.7
Propane 18.8   19.6 22.5 17.0 14.5 16.0

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   683.3 683.0 685.9 682.0 669.1
Light Trucks 215.5   211.6 226.3 238.6 260.0 271.8
Motorcycles 2.4   2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
School Buses 13.5   13.5 14.5 12.9 11.7 16.3
Urban Transit 24.6   26.3 24.8 23.0 22.7 26.2
Inter-City Buses 7.9   8.2 7.4 6.8 6.5 8.2
Air 180.9   161.3 166.9 159.1 167.8 180.8
Rail 3.8   3.1 3.0 3.3 2.8 2.3

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 488,494   477,754 498,472 506,113 520,059 541,908

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 308,490   304,370 312,124 316,660 318,408 317,215
Light Trucksa 74,426   76,809 85,035 90,667 99,064 104,167
Motorcyclesa 1,588   1,469 1,429 1,428 1,423 1,384
School Busesa 15,061   14,893 17,107 15,884 15,114 21,850
Urban Transita 12,918   13,200 11,853 11,923 11,804 13,008
Inter-City Busesa 7,906   7,642 7,415 7,113 7,249 9,376
Air1,b 66,776   58,007 62,183 61,098 65,634 73,492
Railc 1,330   1,363 1,327 1,340 1,363 1,415
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.28   2.25 2.20 2.18 2.17 2.11

Footnotes:

1) Excludes non-commercial aviation.

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2019.
b) Statistics Canada, Canadian Civil Aviation, 1990–2000, Ottawa, 2003 (Cat. No. 51-206-X); and Statistics Canada, Civil Aviation Operating Statistics, Table 18-10-0005-01, Ottawa, 2019.
c) Statistics Canada, Rail in Canada, 1990–2009, Ottawa, 2011 (Cat. No. 52-216-X); and Tables 23-10-0053-01 and 23-10-0057-01, Ottawa, 2019.