Table 2 Composition of the Transportation Margins: 1971-1996

Table 2
Composition of the Transportation Margins: 1971-1996

Millions of Canadian dollars

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Transportation margins 1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996
Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars %
Air 66 1.9 128 1.9 590 5.2 508 3.3 512 3.2 512 2.5
Other services incidental to transportation 44 1.2 236 3.6 534 4.7 994 6.4 1,065 6.7 1,481 7.2
Water 421 11.9 986 14.8 1,053 9.2 1,004 6.5 1,250 7.9 735 3.6
Services incidental to water transportation 147 4.1 296 4.5 380 3.3 588 3.8 520 3.3 258 1.3
Railway 1,479 41.7 2,396 36.1 4,162 36.4 4,838 31.1 4,761 29.9 5,605 27.3
Truck 1,457 41.1 2,729 41.1 5,292 46.3 8,143 52.3 8,320 52.3 12,446 60.6
Total inputs, transportation margins 3,548   6,643   11,421   15,567   15,916   20,525