Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   641.6 663.8 682.1 752.1 772.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 164.6   161.1 171.2 180.7 199.1 195.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   390.7 400.8 424.7 471.1 496.1
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
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   66.4 65.8 55.8 59.9 56.6
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   6.1 5.8 6.2 6.7 7.2
Propane 16.6   17.1 20.0 14.5 15.2 16.8

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   96.0 104.2 103.6 112.8 118.2
Medium Trucks 120.6   120.3 126.0 131.3 142.3 147.7
Heavy Trucks 253.6   228.8 234.4 261.0 299.8 319.3
Air 6.5   6.2 5.8 6.3 6.7 7.3
Rail 85.7   79.7 83.6 83.1 86.6 78.6
Marine 106.5   110.6 109.7 96.8 103.9 101.7

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 576,059   564,118 545,808 568,173 630,877 653,003

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,442   10,493 11,553 11,735 12,791 13,524
Medium Trucksa 13,569   13,761 14,653 15,518 17,055 17,865
Heavy Trucksb 112,077   102,223 106,105 119,451 139,034 150,203
Airc 1,754   1,573 1,498 1,646 1,799 2,045
Raild 248,348   260,579 250,667 256,134 287,827 280,477
Marinee 189,869   175,489 161,331 163,689 172,371 188,890
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.16   1.14 1.22 1.20 1.19 1.18

Sources:

a) Natural Resources Canada, Transportation End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2019.
b) Statistics Canada, Trucking in Canada, 1990–2005, Ottawa, 2007 (Cat. No. 53-222-X); and Table 23-10-0219-01, 2019.
c) Statistics Canada, Canadian Civil Aviation, 1990–2000, Ottawa, 2003 (Cat. No. 51-206-X); and Statistics Canada, Aviation: Service Bulletin, 2001–2011, Ottawa, 2012 (Cat. No. 51-004-X); and Table 23-10-0033-01, Ottawa, 2019.
d) 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.
e) Transport Canada, Surface and Marine Statistics and Forecasts Division, Ottawa, 2019.