Table 17 Transportation Demand by Categorization as Goods and Services

Table 17
Transportation Demand by Categorization as Goods and Services

Millions of Canadian dollars

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  1971 1976 1981 1986 1991 1996
Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars % Dollars %
Transportation goods                        
Transportation equipment 4,294 26.4 8,017 25.4 12,975 21.5 23,311 28.0 26,047 25.8 49,439 35.1
Transportation fuel 1,151 7.1 3,736 11.9 10,128 16.8 7,081 8.5 8,964 8.9 10,491 7.5
Transportation construction 2,107 13.0 3,019 9.6 6,118 10.1 5,888 7.1 8,101 8.0 7,269 5.2
Inventory and scrap –47 –0.3 170 0.5 992 1.6 1,247 1.5 –1,019 –1.0 –1,238 –0.9
Total 7,505 46.2 14,942 47.4 30,213 50.0 37,528 45.0 42,093 41.7 65,962 46.9
Transportation services                        
Transportation industries 2,183 13.4 3,822 12.1 8,395 13.9 11,964 14.4 15,820 15.7 20,820 14.8
Transportation margins 2,666 16.4 5,094 16.2 9,098 15.1 12,319 14.8 12,712 12.6 16,808 11.9
Other transportation services 2,568 15.8 4,979 15.8 8,654 14.3 13,974 16.8 19,130 19.0 23,450 16.7
Total 7,416 45.7 13,895 44.1 26,147 43.3 38,257 45.9 47,661 47.2 61,078 43.4
Indirect taxes 1,313 8.1 2,678 8.5 4,041 6.7 7,583 9.1 11,150 11.1 13,655 9.7
Total, transportation 16,234   31,515   60,402   83,368   100,905   140,695