Table 4 Transportation-Related Consumption as a Proportion of Total Consumption

Table 4
Transportation-Related Consumption as a Proportion of Total Consumption

Millions of Canadian dollars

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Commodities 1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996
Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars %
Transportation equipment                        
Aircraft, parts, and repairs 3 0.0 7 0.0 12 0.0 21 0.0 24 0.0 31 0.0
Automobiles, including passenger vans 1,698 3.1 3,114 2.9 5,146 2.7 9,098 3.1 10,082 2.5 11,926 2.5
Trucks, road tractors, and chassis 123 0.2 541 0.5 791 0.4 1,735 0.6 2,357 0.6 4,534 0.9
Other complete equipment 289 0.5 609 0.6 932 0.5 1,264 0.4 1,630 0.4 2,080 0.4
Motor vehicle parts, including bodies and tires 225 0.4 435 0.4 694 0.4 1,030 0.4 736 0.2 944 0.2
Shipbuilding and ship repair 2 0.0 3 0.0 4 0.0 6 0.0 7 0.0 8 0.0
Total 2,340 4.2 4,709 4.4 7,579 4.0 13,154 4.5 14,836 3.7 19,523 4.0
Transportation fuels                        
Motor gasoline 439 0.8 1,385 1.3 3,986 2.1 3,483 1.2 4,072 1.0 4,728 1.0
Diesel and fuel oil, aviation fuel 382 0.7 950 0.9 1,729 0.9 1,119 0.4 948 0.2 1,101 0.2
Total 821 1.5 2,335 2.2 5,715 3.0 4,602 1.6 5,020 1.3 5,829 1.2
Transportation construction                        
Road, highway, and airport runway construction 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Highway and bridge maintenance 33 0.1 46 0.0 66 0.0 55 0.0 112 0.0 95 0.0
Total 33 0.1 46 0.0 66 0.0 55 0.0 112 0.0 95 0.0
Transportation industries                        
Air 392 0.7 947 0.9 2,141 1.1 2,911 1.0 4,459 1.1 5,261 1.1
Railway 60 0.1 90 0.1 165 0.1 207 0.1 183 0.0 161 0.0
Water 19 0.0 42 0.0 150 0.1 203 0.1 333 0.1 406 0.1
Truck 72 0.1 124 0.1 288 0.2 357 0.1 361 0.1 417 0.1
Surface passenger 452 0.8 733 0.7 1,273 0.7 1,867 0.6 2,332 0.6 2,579 0.5
Other transportation services 2 0.0 3 0.0 5 0.0 7 0.0 7 0.0 6 0.0
Pipeline 70 0.1 146 0.1 275 0.1 609 0.2 638 0.2 884 0.2
Total 1,067 1.9 2,085 1.9 4,297 2.2 6,161 2.1 8,313 2.1 9,714 2.0
Transportation margins 553 1.0 1,049 1.0 1,553 0.8 2,137 0.7 2,136 0.5 2,264 0.5
Other transportation services                        
Trade margins 1,429 2.6 2,366 2.2 4,417 2.3 7,523 2.6 9,912 2.5 12,347 2.6
Other services                        
(e.g., repairs) 877 1.6 1,994 1.8 3,163 1.7 4,703 1.6 6,951 1.7 8,345 1.7
Rental of automobiles and trucks 60 0.1 103 0.1 156 0.1 303 0.1 462 0.1 323 0.1
Total 2,366 4.3 4,463 4.1 7,736 4.0 12,529 4.3 17,325 4.3 21,015 4.4
Total, indirect taxes 1,260 2.3 2,622 2.4 3,924 2.1 7,455 2.6 11,037 2.8 13,517 2.8
Total, transportation-related consumption 8,440 15.3 17,309 16.0 30,870 16.2 46,093 15.9 58,779 14.7 71,957 14.9
Total, consumption 55,073   108,121   191,116   289,559   399,933   482,058