Table 5 Investment by Transportation Industries

Table 5
Investment by Transportation Industries

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 98 8.3 43 2.5 907 17.6 451 12.3 2,014 28.4 1,095 15.9
Automobiles, including passenger vans 13 1.1 9 0.5 21 0.4 23 0.6 28 0.4 40 0.6
Trucks, road tractors, and chassis 22 1.9 49 2.9 50 1.0 315 8.6 292 4.1 283 4.1
Other complete equipment 19 1.6 90 5.3 209 4.1 181 4.9 182 2.6 764 11.1
Motor vehicle parts, including bodies and tires 5 0.4 10 0.6 4 0.1 39 1.1 34 0.5 18 0.3
Railroad equipment and parts 109 9.3 188 11.0 359 7.0 277 7.6 114 1.6 448 6.5
Shipbuilding and ship repair 23 2.0 75 4.4 284 5.5 77 2.1 217 3.1 249 3.6
Other equipment 52 4.4 153 8.9 381 7.4 265 7.2 400 5.7 1,209 17.5
Total 341 29.0 617 36.1 2,215 42.9 1,628 44.4 3,281 46.3 4,106 59.5
Transportation construction                        
Road, highway, and airport runway construction 8 0.7 5 0.3 12 0.2 49 1.3 29 0.4 452 6.5
Other construction 737 62.6 964 56.3 2,697 52.3 1,711 46.6 3,375 47.7 1,816 26.3
Total 745 63.3 969 56.6 2,709 52.5 1,760 48.0 3,404 48.1 2,268 32.9
Transportation margins 9 0.8 7 0.4 17 0.3 17 0.5 43 0.6 24 0.3
Trade margins 30 2.5 63 3.7 102 2.0 133 3.6 239 3.4 366 5.3
Indirect taxes 53 4.5 56 3.3 117 2.3 128 3.5 113 1.6 138 2.0
Total, transportation 1,174 100.0 1,712 100.0 5,160 100.0 3,666 99.9 7,080 100.0 6,902 100.0
Total investment by transportation industries 1,174   1,711   5,159   3,668   7,080   6,902