Table 9 Transportation Commodities as a Share of Exports

Table 9
Transportation Commodities as a Share of Exports

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 326 1.5 527 1.2 2,055 2.1 3,208 2.2 5,186 3.0 7,501 2.3
Automobiles, including passenger vans 2,091 9.9 3,794 8.6 5,535 5.7 17,297 12.1 15,455 9.0 33,827 10.5
Trucks, road tractors, and chassis 554 2.6 1,305 2.9 3,020 3.1 5,253 3.7 7,027 4.1 10,645 3.3
Other complete equipment 165 0.8 203 0.5 558 0.6 819 0.6 1,049 0.6 3,168 1.0
Motor vehicle parts, including bodies and tires 1,354 6.4 3,134 7.1 5,076 5.2 11,485 8.0 9,321 5.4 18,173 5.7
Railroad equipment and parts 35 0.2 117 0.3 463 0.5 567 0.4 563 0.3 1,422 0.4
Shipbuilding and ship repair 4 0.0 230 0.5 208 0.2 153 0.1 37 0.0 117 0.0
Total 4,529 21.5 9,310 21.0 16,915 17.4 38,782 27.2 38,638 22.4 74,853 23.3
Transportation fuels                        
Motor gasoline 0 0.0 26 0.1 232 0.2 392 0.3 919 0.5 1,252 0.4
Diesel and fuel oil, aviation fuel 85 0.4 268 0.6 1,114 1.1 864 0.6 1,350 0.8 1,775 0.6
Total 85 0.4 294 0.7 1,346 1.4 1,256 0.9 2,269 1.3 3,027 0.9
Transportation industries                        
Air 5 0.0 24 0.1 746 0.8 1,040 0.7 1,198 0.7 2,210 0.7
Railway 67 0.3 90 0.2 208 0.2 226 0.2 208 0.1 231 0.1
Water 142 0.7 248 0.6 724 0.7 638 0.4 914 0.5 1,528 0.5
Truck 79 0.4 143 0.3 132 0.1 561 0.4 1,237 0.7 2,552 0.8
Surface passenger 0 0.0 0 0.0 82 0.1 174 0.1 207 0.1 308 0.1
Other transportation services 12 0.1 24 0.1 247 0.3 397 0.3 542 0.3 641 0.2
Pipeline 21 0.1 79 0.2 487 0.5 424 0.3 888 0.5 1,557 0.5
Total 326 1.5 608 1.4 2,626 2.7 3,460 2.4 5,194 3.0 9,027 2.8
Transportation margins 1,067 5.1 2,048 4.6 4,270 4.4 5,872 4.1 6,202 3.6 9,061 2.8
Rental of automobiles and trucks 0 0.0 0 0.0 102 0.1 256 0.2 293 0.2 477 0.1
Total, transportation 6,007 28.5 12,260 27.7 25,259 26.0 49,626 34.8 52,596 30.6 96,445 30.0
Total, exports 21,109   44,291   97,027   142,757   172,159   320,988