Passenger Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Passenger Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 1,154.0   1,337.9 1,359.6 1,391.6 1,352.2 1,385.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Electricity 3.1   3.7 3.7 4.1 2.9 3.0
Natural Gas 1.6   1.3 1.4 1.2 3.5 3.5
Motor Gasoline 902.4   980.9 974.9 997.3 964.6 1,039.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 47.2   71.5 65.5 69.2 64.9 64.2
Ethanol n.a.   47.3 48.7 45.2 47.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Aviation Gasoline 5.4   2.1 2.6 2.2 1.9 2.2
Aviation Turbo Fuel 175.5   224.6 255.8 266.8 261.9 267.6
Propane 18.8   6.5 7.0 5.7 5.0 5.2

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Cars 705.5   579.6 566.8 564.2 535.2 537.2
Light Trucks 215.5   460.8 469.0 489.9 488.8 515.4
Motorcycles 2.4   5.4 5.6 5.6 5.4 5.5
School Buses 13.5   16.3 14.4 13.1 12.5 12.3
Urban Transit 24.6   40.9 37.7 41.7 38.4 38.2
Inter-City Buses 7.9   5.4 5.2 6.0 6.1 5.1
Air 180.9   226.7 258.4 269.0 263.8 269.8
Rail 3.8   2.8 2.4 2.1 2.0 2.0

Activity
Total Passenger-kilometres1 (millions)a,b,c 488,494   737,548 742,825 753,347 743,432 768,569

Passenger-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Carsa 308,490   314,622 310,628 311,178 296,281 299,890
Light Trucksa 74,426   200,392 204,687 215,861 216,358 230,435
Motorcyclesa 1,588   3,092 3,209 3,205 3,091 3,159
School Busesa 15,061   36,637 34,728 32,357 29,582 28,467
Urban Transita 12,918   26,613 25,182 24,960 22,956 22,817
Inter-City Busesa 7,906   7,682 6,690 8,163 6,729 6,350
Air1,b 66,776   147,107 156,327 156,257 167,108 176,101
Railc 1,330   1,404 1,374 1,365 1,327 1,349
Energy Intensity1 (MJ/Pkm)a,b,c 2.28   1.78 1.80 1.82 1.79 1.78

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.