Table 14 Transportation Demand as a Proportion of GDP and Domestic Demand

Table 14
Transportation Demand as a Proportion of GDP and Domestic Demand

Millions of Canadian dollars

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Commodities 1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996
Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars %
Transportation consumption                        
Transportation equipment 2,340 3.0 4,709 3.0 7,579 2.6 13,154 3.3 14,836 2.8 19,523 2.9
Transportation fuel 821 1.0 2,335 1.5 5,715 2.0 4,602 1.1 5,020 1.0 5,829 0.9
Transportation construction 33 0.0 46 0.0 66 0.0 55 0.0 112 0.0 95 0.0
Transportation industries 1,067 1.4 2,085 1.3 4,297 1.5 6,161 1.5 8,313 1.6 9,714 1.4
Transportation margins 553 0.7 1,049 0.7 1,553 0.5 2,137 0.5 2,136 0.4 2,264 0.3
Other transportation services 2,366 3.0 4,463 2.8 7,736 2.7 12,529 3.1 17,325 3.3 21,015 3.1
Indirect taxes 1,260 1.6 2,622 1.7 3,924 1.4 7,455 1.8 11,037 2.1 13,517 2.0
Total 8,440 10.7 17,309 11.0 30,870 10.8 46,093 11.4 58,779 11.1 71,957 10.6
Transportation investment                        
Transportation equipment 1,368 1.7 3,326 2.1 6,609 2.3 7,901 2.0 8,393 1.6 12,640 1.9
Transportation construction 2,053 2.6 2,927 1.9 5,922 2.1 5,686 1.4 7,756 1.5 6,963 1.0
Transportation margins 102 0.1 229 0.1 399 0.1 470 0.1 488 0.1 379 0.1
Other transportation services 26 0.0 63 0.0 102 0.0 133 0.0 239 0.0 366 0.1
Indirect taxes 53 0.1 56 0.0 117 0.0 128 0.0 113 0.0 138 0.0
Total 3,602 4.6 6,601 4.2 13,149 4.6 14,318 3.5 16,989 3.2 20,486 3.0
Transportation exports                        
Inventory and scrap –47 –0.1 170 0.1 992 0.3 1,247 0.3 –1,019 –0.2 –1,238 –0.2
Transportation equipment 4,529 5.8 9,310 5.9 16,915 5.9 38,782 9.6 38,638 7.3 74,853 11.0
Transportation fuel 85 0.1 294 0.2 1,346 0.5 1,256 0.3 2,269 0.4 3,027 0.4
Transportation industries 326 0.4 608 0.4 2,626 0.9 3,460 0.9 5,194 1.0 9,027 1.3
Transportation margins 1,067 1.4 2,048 1.3 4,270 1.5 5,872 1.5 6,202 1.2 9,061 1.3
Other transportation services 0 0.0 0 0.0 102 0.0 256 0.1 293 0.1 477 0.1
Total 6,007 7.6 12,260 7.8 25,259 8.8 49,626 12.3 52,596 10.0 96,445 14.2
Transportation imports                        
Transportation equipment –4,554 –5.8 –10,337 –6.6 –19,950 –7.0 –39,589 –9.8 –39,343 –7.5 –61,948 –9.1
Transportation fuel –213 –0.3 –229 –0.1 –816 –0.3 –1,590 –0.4 –1,498 –0.3 –1,806 –0.3
Transportation industries –182 –0.2 –664 –0.4 –1,804 –0.6 –2,315 –0.6 –3,991 –0.8 –6,069 –0.9
Transportation margins 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Other transportation services 0 0.0 0 0.0 –107 0.0 –160 0.0 –281 –0.1 –333 –0.0
Total –4,949 –6.3 –11,230 –7.1 –22,677 –7.9 –43,654 –10.8 –45,113 –8.5 –70,156 –10.3
Indirect transportation domestic demand                        
Transportation equipment 553 0.7 887 0.6 1,584 0.6 2,721 0.7 3,124 0.6 3,495 0.5
Transportation fuel 312 0.4 998 0.6 2,974 1.0 2,199 0.5 2,460 0.5 2,444 0.4
Transportation construction 21 0.0 46 0.0 129 0.0 146 0.0 231 0.0 208 0.0
Transportation industries 815 1.0 1,529 1.0 2,806 1.0 3,915 1.0 5,324 1.0 6,478 1.0
Transportation margins 690 0.9 1,314 0.8 1,965 0.7 2,550 0.6 2,453 0.5 2,495 0.4
Other transportation services 146 0.2 391 0.2 713 0.2 1,039 0.3 1,332 0.3 1,522 0.2
Total 2,538 3.2 5,166 3.3 10,171 3.6 12,570 3.1 14,923 2.8 16,643 2.5
Indirect transportation exports                        
Transportation equipment 57 0.1 122 0.1 238 0.1 342 0.1 399 0.1 875 0.1
Transportation fuel 146 0.2 339 0.2 909 0.3 615 0.2 713 0.1 997 0.1
Transportation construction 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.0 2 0.0 2 0.0 3 0.0
Transportation industries 156 0.2 264 0.2 470 0.2 744 0.2 980 0.2 1,670 0.2
Transportation margins 254 0.3 454 0.3 911 0.3 1,289 0.3 1,433 0.3 2,608 0.4
Other transportation services 30 0.0 62 0.0 108 0.0 177 0.0 222 0.0 403 0.1
Total 644 0.8 1,240 0.8 2,638 0.9 3,168 0.8 3,750 0.7 6,558 1.0
Total, transportation 16,234 20.7 31,515 20.0 60,402 21.1 83,368 20.6 100,905 19.1 140,695 20.7
Final demand 78,594   157,624   286,236   403,783   527,967   678,222  
Total, domestic transportation 12,141 15.9 24,419 15.4 45,920 16.3 62,272 15.8 75,462 14.4 92,202 14.7
Domestic demand 76,552   158,232   281,149   394,963   524,414   628,104