Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,249.7 1,291.8 1,295.6 1,322.2 1,343.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.1 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5
Natural Gas 1.6   1.8 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7
Motor Gasoline 902.4   965.0 1,000.2 1,003.8 1,013.1 1,011.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   59.8 67.8 70.0 62.2 65.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 4.8
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   3.5 3.4 3.1 2.8 3.3
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   208.5 209.4 208.0 232.8 246.9
Propane 18.8   8.1 6.1 5.7 6.2 7.0

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   620.2 634.9 629.1 626.0 619.4
Light Trucks 215.5   364.1 383.1 391.9 402.7 412.7
Motorcycles 2.4   2.5 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.3
School Buses 13.5   12.7 13.8 15.8 12.5 13.1
Urban Transit 24.6   28.2 33.4 34.4 33.0 35.3
Inter-City Buses 7.9   7.1 8.3 7.7 6.4 7.1
Air 180.9   211.9 212.8 211.1 235.6 250.2
Rail 3.8   3.0 2.8 2.6 2.5 2.7

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 488,494   609,100 628,588 632,679 643,770 661,860

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 308,490   311,276 321,777 322,253 322,404 321,053
Light Trucksa 74,426   145,755 154,135 158,711 164,092 169,711
Motorcyclesa 1,588   1,854 2,202 2,354 2,556 2,775
School Busesa 15,061   21,413 24,463 28,456 23,980 26,695
Urban Transita 12,918   15,918 18,637 19,267 18,909 20,675
Inter-City Busesa 7,906   8,797 10,681 9,879 8,442 9,497
Air1,b 66,776   102,535 95,094 90,326 101,965 109,975
Railc 1,330   1,553 1,597 1,434 1,421 1,478
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.28   2.01 2.01 2.01 2.01 1.98

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.