|How much are you paying per litre of gas? It depends on where you fill your tank. The basic price for a litre of gasoline varies from province to province due to differences in provincial gasoline tax, provincial sales tax and in some cities, transit tax.
In 2012, taxes in Canada represented on average 39.3 cents per litre, which is approximately 31% of the pump price.
- This graph and its rates are for information purposes only. They do not replace the applicable government legislation.
- Information obtained as of Aug. 12, 2013. Taxes listed are for gasoline only. Rates are subject to change. Consult provincial and federal legislation for the most current information.
- Base price represents the approximate Canadian national average
(before tax) for 2013.
More questions about gas prices in Canada? Read the Frequently Asked Questions or visit our Pump Talk blog.
*Prince Edward Island harmonized PST and GST on April 1, 2013
**British Columbia cancelled the HST and reverted back to the 5% GST on April 1, 2013
†Quebec harmonized QST and GST, effective January 1, 2013