Freight Transportation Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source and Transportation Mode
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Transportation Energy Use (PJ)a 670.5   1,171.0 1,173.3 1,191.4 1,184.7 1,136.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a
Natural Gas 0.1   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Motor Gasoline 164.6   297.3 304.1 321.9 325.1 344.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 422.6   785.1 776.8 782.9 781.1 739.9
Ethanol n.a.   14.3 15.6 14.4 15.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 60.1   61.2 62.8 59.4 50.8 40.8
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 6.4   5.4 6.1 6.3 6.0 5.6
Propane 16.6   7.3 7.6 6.2 5.4 5.5

Energy Use by Transportation Mode (PJ)a
Light Trucks 97.6   180.0 185.1 193.2 193.1 202.3
Medium Trucks 120.6   305.8 303.0 317.5 315.2 297.4
Heavy Trucks 253.6   489.6 490.5 494.5 496.9 469.1
Air 6.5   5.5 6.1 6.3 6.0 5.6
Rail 85.7   91.6 94.2 90.9 93.4 88.9
Marine 106.5   98.5 94.4 89.0 80.1 73.3

Activity
Total Tonne-kilometres (millions)a, b, c, d, e 576,059   852,680 886,453 917,441 963,496 970,834

Tonne-kilometres by Transportation Mode (millions)
Light Trucksa 10,442   24,829 25,647 27,006 27,109 28,694
Medium Trucksa 13,569   46,243 46,574 49,562 50,048 48,010
Heavy Trucksb 112,077   231,631 241,495 251,387 268,567 277,396
Airc 1,754   2,212 2,283 2,273 2,376 2,284
Raild 248,348   352,091 371,074 386,132 415,462 411,813
Marinee 189,869   195,675 199,380 201,080 199,935 202,637
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm)a 1.16   1.37 1.32 1.30 1.23 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.