Table 7 Transportation-Related Investment by Government

Table 7
Transportation-Related Investment by Government

Proportion of government investment; millions of Canadian dollars

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Government 1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996
Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars %
Transportation equipment                        
Aircraft, parts, and repairs 16 0.4 27 0.4 87 0.8 60 0.4 31 0.2 0 0.0
Automobiles, including passenger vans 40 1.0 87 1.3 63 0.6 98 0.7 110 0.6 137 0.7
Trucks, road tractors, and chassis 27 0.6 46 0.7 82 0.8 129 0.9 156 0.8 139 0.7
Other complete equipment 17 0.4 32 0.5 24 0.2 73 0.5 64 0.3 90 0.5
Motor vehicle parts, including bodies and tires 2 0.0 5 0.1 3 0.0 4 0.0 6 0.0 0 0.0
Railroad equipment and parts 0 0.0 63 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Shipbuilding and ship repair 9 0.2 25 0.4 89 0.8 129 0.9 74 0.4 70 0.4
Total 111 2.6 285 4.3 348 3.3 493 3.5 441 2.3 436 2.3
Transportation construction                        
Road, highway, and airport runway construction 1,232 29.3 1,764 26.3 2,805 26.3 3,610 25.6 4,082 21.3 4,463 23.4
Total 1,232 29.3 1,764 26.3 2,805 26.3 3,610 25.6 4,082 21.3 4,463 23.4
Transportation margins 9 0.2 16 0.2 29 0.3 41 0.3 48 0.3 35 0.2
Total, transportation 1,352 32.2 2,065 30.8 3,182 29.8 4,144 29.4 4,571 23.8 4,934 25.9
Total, government investment 4,205   6,696   10,665   14,089   19,208   19,066