Table 1 Growth Rates of Labor Productivity in Transportation

Table 1 Growth Rates of Labor Productivity in Transportation

(Growth rates-average annual percentage rate)

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  1990-2000 1990-2001 1990-1995 1995-2000 1995-2001
Air transportation 2.4 1.6 4.2 0.6 −0.6
Line-haul railroads 5.2 5.3 5.7 4.6 5.0
General freight trucking-long distance 1.7 1.4 1.5 2.0 1.3
U.S. business sector 2.0 2.0 1.4 2.6 2.5

Source: The data on which these growth rates are based were obtained from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Internet site, section on Productivity, subsection on Productivity and Costs