Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   794.3 837.2 867.6 892.6 908.9

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   209.4 215.1 227.3 233.5 229.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   505.8 542.2 549.5 578.3 601.4
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   54.9 56.7 68.8 60.3 61.4
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   8.2 8.2 7.8 8.3 8.1
Propane 16.6   15.9 14.7 14.1 12.0 8.5

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   123.9 131.8 140.7 145.0 145.8
Medium Trucks 120.6   148.9 153.9 160.0 166.6 157.1
Heavy Trucks 253.6   337.0 365.4 370.6 387.2 408.2
Air 6.5   8.2 8.3 7.8 8.4 8.1
Rail 85.7   76.3 77.8 74.8 79.1 81.5
Marine 106.5   99.9 100.1 113.6 106.3 108.2

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 576,059   666,121 711,384 716,273 737,820 775,465

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,442   14,305 15,345 16,548 17,214 17,540
Medium Trucksa 13,569   18,289 19,057 20,058 21,154 20,135
Heavy Trucksb 112,077   157,053 172,975 178,145 189,077 202,453
Airc 1,754   2,178 2,371 2,292 2,365 2,327
Raild 248,348   282,018 305,635 297,916 300,140 322,511
Marinee 189,869   192,277 196,001 201,314 207,870 210,499
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.16   1.19 1.18 1.21 1.21 1.17

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.