Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,194.4 1,221.5 1,248.3 1,271.6 1,275.4

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.0 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.1
Natural Gas 1.6   2.1 2.4 2.4 2.1 2.3
Motor Gasoline 902.4   918.3 935.3 954.9 971.8 971.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   51.1 58.0 56.7 55.6 59.0
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   4.0 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.5
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   200.8 205.5 214.7 224.8 228.4
Propane 18.8   15.0 13.5 12.9 10.8 7.6

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   652.8 647.7 641.3 638.9 625.5
Light Trucks 215.5   288.9 311.2 336.5 353.1 362.3
Motorcycles 2.4   2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.5
School Buses 13.5   13.4 13.3 13.7 13.5 14.7
Urban Transit 24.6   22.6 26.2 25.4 25.7 28.5
Inter-City Buses 7.9   6.9 9.2 8.1 6.9 7.1
Air 180.9   204.8 209.3 218.6 228.3 232.0
Rail 3.8   2.8 2.5 2.5 2.8 3.0

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 488,494   545,886 571,992 585,922 598,595 610,337

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 308,490   311,057 312,658 312,425 314,091 311,440
Light Trucksa 74,426   111,195 120,501 131,131 138,408 143,361
Motorcyclesa 1,588   1,372 1,421 1,504 1,559 1,649
School Busesa 15,061   18,900 19,420 20,689 21,194 23,892
Urban Transita 12,918   11,819 14,237 12,833 13,688 14,592
Inter-City Busesa 7,906   7,953 10,401 9,249 8,527 8,974
Air1,b 66,776   82,120 91,859 96,642 99,618 104,882
Railc 1,330   1,469 1,496 1,448 1,510 1,549
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.28   2.13 2.08 2.08 2.08 2.05

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.