Table 6 Transportation-Related Investment by Businesses Other Than Transportation Industries

Table 6
Transportation-Related Investment by Businesses Other Than Transportation Industries

Proportion of total business investment; 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 34 0.2 47 0.1 325 0.4 374 0.4 33 0.0 410 0.3
Automobiles, including passenger vans 311 1.9 778 2.0 1,613 2.2 3,207 3.7 2,451 2.3 5,227 4.4
Trucks, road tractors, and chassis 351 2.1 1,073 2.8 1,531 2.1 1,818 2.1 1,761 1.7 1,769 1.5
Other complete equipment 150 0.9 426 1.1 457 0.6 340 0.4 367 0.3 663 0.6
Railroad equipment and parts 32 0.2 28 0.1 9 0.0 2 0.0 26 0.0 8 0.0
Shipbuilding and ship repair 38 0.2 72 0.2 111 0.2 39 0.0 33 0.0 21 0.0
Total 916 5.5 2,424 6.2 4,046 5.5 5,780 6.7 4,671 4.4 8,098 6.8
Transportation construction                        
Road, highway, and airport runway construction 76 0.5 194 0.5 408 0.6 316 0.4 270 0.3 232 0.2
Total 76 0.5 194 0.5 408 0.6 316 0.4 270 0.3 232 0.2
Transportation margins 84 0.5 206 0.5 353 0.5 412 0.5 397 0.4 320 0.3
Total, transportation 1,076 6.5 2,824 7.3 4,807 6.6 6,508 7.5 5,338 5.0 8,650 7.2
Total, business Investment 16,560   38,819   73,024   86,867   105,727   119,643