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  1. Primary energy production in Canada increased 3.7% between 2010 and 2011 to 16,801 petajoules. This followed a 1.0% increase in 2010.
  2. Crude oil made up the largest proportion of primary energy production in Canada in 2011, at 41.1%. This was followed by natural gas (36.2%), primary electricity (10.0%) and coal (8.8%).
  3. 2011 was the second consecutive year in which crude oil accounted for the largest share of production. Until 2010, natural gas represented the largest share.
  4. Canada’s energy consumption increased 3.8% to 7,945 petajoules in 2011 following a 2.2% increase the year before. Energy consumption had declined in both 2008 and 2009.
  5. Most of the energy consumed in Canada in 2011 was a refined petroleum product (primarily motor gasoline and diesel), followed by natural gas and primary electricity.
  6. The transportation sector accounted for 33.2% of energy consumption in 2011, the combined agriculture and residential sector accounted for 20.4% and total manufacturing accounted for 19.2%.
  7. Ontario, Alberta and Quebec continued to account for most of the energy consumed in Canada. In 2011, their combined share of total demand was 73.7%.
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