Table 3-6: National Transportation and Economic Trends

Table 3-6: National Transportation and Economic Trends

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Passenger-miles (billions) 1,327 1,630 2,170 2,561 2,895 3,326 3,946 3,976 4,089 4,166 4,262 4,309 4,442 4,580 4,706 4,837 4,953 (R) 5,179 5,248 U
Index (1980 = 100) 46 56 75 88 100 115 136 137 141 144 147 149 153 158 163 167 171 (R) 179 181 U
Ton-miles (billions) 1,562 1,854 2,207 2,285 2,989 2,949 3,196 3,233 3,337 3,364 3,527 3,648 3,725 3,682 3,710 3,780 3,778 3,758 U U
Index (1980 = 100) 52 62 74 76 100 99 107 108 112 113 118 122 125 123 124 126 126 126 U U
Populationa (millions) 181 194 205 216 228 238 250 253 257 260 263 267 268 273 276 279 282 (R) 285 (R) 288 291
Index (1980 = 100) 79 85 90 95 100 105 110 111 113 114 116 117 118 120 121 123 124 125 127 128
Industrial Production Indexb (1992=100) 37 50 (R) 60 (R) 65 80 (R) 87 99 97 100 103 109 114 119 128 135 141 (R) 148 (R) 143 (R) 142 (P) 142
Gross Domestic Product                                        
Current $ (billions) (R) 526 (R) 719 (R) 1,039 (R) 1,638 (R) 2,790 (R) 4,220 5,803 (R) 5,996 (R) 6,338 (R) 6,657 (R) 7,072 (R) 7,398 (R) 7,817 (R) 8,304 (R) 8,747 (R) 9,268 (R) 9,817 (R) 10,101 (R) 10,481 10,988
Index (1980 = 100) 19 26 37 (R) 59 100 151 208 (R) 215 (R) 227 (R) 239 (R) 254 265 (R) 280 298 314 332 (R) 352 (R) 362 (R) 376 394
Chained (2000) $ (billions) (R) 2,502 (R) 3,191 (R) 3,772 (R) 4,311 (R) 5,162 (R) 6,054 7,113 (R) 7,101 (R) 7,337 (R) 7,533 (R) 7,836 (R) 8,032 (R) 8,329 (R) 8,704 (R) 9,067 (R) 9,470 (R) 9,817 (R) 9,867 (R) 10,083 10,398

KEY: P = preliminary; R = revised; U = data are not available.

a Annual estimates as of July 1. Includes Armed Forces abroad.

b Industrial Production Index covers manufacturing, mining, and utilities.

SOURCES

Passenger-miles:

1960-2002: Summation of all modes from the passenger-miles table in chapter 1, less transit motor bus.

Ton-miles:

1960-2001: Summation of all modes from the ton-miles table in chapter 1.

Population:

1960-99: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2000 (Washington, DC: 2001), table 2.

2000-03: Ibid., Monthly National Population Estimates, available at Internet site http://www.census.gov as of June 29, 2004.

Industrial Production Index:

1960-2003: Council of Economic Advisors, Economic Report of the President, available at www.gpoaccess.gov/eop/tables04.html as of June 29, 2004, table B-51.

Gross Domestic Product:

1960-97: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business (Washington, DC: August 1998), table 1, pp. 147-148 and table 2A, pp. 151-152.

1998-2003: Ibid., http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/gdplev.xls as of June 29, 2004.