Table 3-13. Personal Consumption Expenditures on Transportation by Subcategory (Current $ millions)

Table 3-13. Personal Consumption Expenditures on Transportation by Subcategory (Current $ millions)

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 R1996 R1997 1998
User-operated transportation                              
New cars and net purchases of used cars 16,600 25,200 26,800 36,800 57,200 110,700 124,000 107,300 117,600 126,600 135,300 139,600 133,300 136,200 146,100
New and used trucks and RVs 610 1,280 2,700 7,700 11,800 40,800 56,900 51,400 59,500 67,900 76,800 79,700 84,300 87,200 101,400
Tires, tubes, accessories, and parts 2,500 3,500 6,100 10,300 17,900 24,300 29,400 28,900 29,800 31,700 34,500 36,200 38,700 39,700 41,700
Repair and rental 5,500 7,700 12,300 19,800 34,000 60,500 87,300 85,200 94,400 102,400 116,400 128,700 134,200 145,900 153,800
Gasoline and oil 12,000 14,800 21,900 39,700 86,700 97,200 109,200 103,900 106,600 107,600 109,400 115,600 124,200 126,200 112,900
Tolls 310 460 650 820 1,100 1,520 2,000 2,100 2,300 2,500 2,600 2,800 3,700 4,000 4,400
Insurance premiums, less claims paid 2,000 2,400 3,800 3,800 9,400 10,000 18,000 22,600 25,500 26,800 27,500 29,400 31,800 36,300 37,800
Total 39,500 55,100 74,200 118,920 218,300 344,900 426,900 401,400 435,700 465,500 502,600 531,900 550,200 575,600 598,000
Purchased intercity transportation                             
Railroad 310 280 210 270 300 480 800 820 R 800 800 700 800 600 700 700
Intercity bus 290 380 530 740 1,400 1,350 R 1,000 1,100 R 1,100 1,000 1,100 1,100 1,800 1,800 2,000
Airline 680 1,280 3,100 5,900 12,800 17,600 23,900 23,000 23,300 25,400 25,800 27,900 26,200 29,000 29,500
Other 35 54 182 390 910 1,720 2,800 2,600 2,800 2,900 3,200 3,300 4,700 4,700 5,100
Total 1,310 2,000 4,000 7,300 15,410 21,100 27,800 27,500 28,000 30,100 30,700 33,000 33,300 36,300 37,200
Purchased local transportation                              
Mass transit system 1,420 1,450 1,810 2,100 2,900 4,200 5,200 5,300 5,400 5,600 5,900 6,000 7,700 8,100 8,400
Taxi 610 610 1,180 1,970 1,870 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,600 2,800 3,000 3,200 3,500 3,700 3,700
Total 2,000 2,100 2,990 4,100 4,770 6,800 7,800 7,900 8,000 8,400 8,900 9,100 11,200 11,800 12,100
TOTAL transportation42,900 59,100 81,100 130,200 238,400 372,800 463,200 436,800 471,700 504,000 542,200 574,100 594,600 623,700 647,400

KEY: R = revised; RVs = recreational vehicles.

NOTE: Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCES: 1960-91: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and  Wealth Division, personal communication, 1998.
1992-93: Ibid., Survey of Current Business, (Washington, DC: August 1997), table 2.4.
1994-98: Ibid., Survey of Current Business, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/pubs.htm, table B.4.