Table 11 Government Spending on Transportation as a Share of Total Inputs

Table 11
Government Spending on Transportation as a Share of Total Inputs

Millions of Canadian dollars

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Government spending 1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996
Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars %
Transportation equipment                        
Aircraft, parts, and repairs 89 0.4 167 0.3 531 0.6 980 0.7 695 0.4 663 0.3
Other complete equipment 12 0.1 72 0.1 94 0.1 144 0.1 165 0.1 255 0.1
Shipbuilding and ship repair 73 0.3 32 0.1 109 0.1 368 0.3 711 0.4 304 0.1
Total 174 0.7 271 0.5 734 0.8 1,492 1.1 1,571 0.8 1,222 0.6
Transportation fuels                        
Motor gasoline 44 0.2 97 0.2 260 0.3 224 0.2 221 0.1 233 0.1
Diesel and fuel oil, aviation fuel 61 0.3 252 0.5 584 0.7 445 0.3 397 0.2 366 0.2
Total 105 0.4 349 0.7 844 0.9 669 0.5 618 0.3 599 0.3
Transportation construction                        
Highway and bridge maintenance 22 0.1 48 0.1 133 0.1 148 0.1 238 0.1 216 0.1
Total 22 0.1 48 0.1 133 0.1 148 0.1 238 0.1 216 0.1
Transportation industries                        
Air 3 0.0 4 0.0 42 0.0 90 0.1 106 0.1 80 0.0
Water 10 0.0 11 0.0 23 0.0 21 0.0 37 0.0 24 0.0
Railway 2 0.0 11 0.0 3 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 2 0.0
Truck 52 0.2 105 0.2 191 0.2 256 0.2 286 0.1 254 0.1
Surface passenger 156 0.7 274 0.5 723 0.8 1,001 0.7 1,543 0.8 1,695 0.8
Other transportation services 0 0.0 1 0.0 1 0.0 2 0.0 14 0.0 6 0.0
Pipeline 12 0.1 37 0.1 61 0.1 154 0.1 163 0.1 177 0.1
Total 235 1.0 443 0.9 1,044 1.2 1,525 1.1 2,150 1.1 2,238 1.0
Transportation margins 24 0.1 54 0.1 91 0.1 145 0.1 151 0.1 158 0.1
Rental of automobiles and trucks 40 0.2 100 0.2 169 0.2 212 0.2 300 0.2 349 0.2
Total, transportation 600 2.5 1,265 2.5 3,015 3.4 4,191 3.1 5,028 2.6 4,782 2.2
Total, government inputs 23,694   50,091   89,697   133,658   195,471   213,483