Figure 5 - Growth in U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles: 1980 - 2004

Figure 5 - Growth in U.S. Domestic Freight Ton-Miles: 1980 - 2004

(Billions)

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Year Ton-miles
1980 3,352.98
1981 3,318.09
1982 3,151.62
1983 3,211.92
1984 3,297.76
1985 3,273.58
1986 3,290.13
1987 3,434.25
1988 3,554.65
1989 3,523.28
1990 3,584.42
1991 3,597.43
1992 3,706.41
1993 3,727.45
1994 3,904.16
1995 4,061.14
1996 4,131.49
1997 4,136.02
1998 4,186.42
1999 4,259.35
2000 4,285.20
2001 4,316.72
2002 4,366.05
2003 4,356.70
2004 4,453.77

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics: 1990 - 2003 data from the Journal of Transportation and Statistics, Volume 8 Number 1, 2005, Pages 23-44; other data are special tabulations from BTS using the same methodology.