Table 3-1b: U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Attributed to For-Hire Transportation Services

Table 3-1b: U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Attributed to For-Hire Transportation Services

(Chained 2000 $ billions)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 (R) 2002 (R) 2003 2004
TOTAL U.S. GDP 7,113 7,101 7,337 7,533 7,836 8,032 8,329 8,704 9,066.9 9,470.3 9,817.0 9,890.7 10,048.8 10,320.6 10,755.7
For-hire transportation services GDP, total 187.9 196.2 207.4 217.1 234.7 242.7 255.1 266.6 275.8 287.4 301.6 293.6 300.2 311.2 323.8
Air transportation 26.6 24.8 28.5 30.1 35.1 38.1 45.1 47.5 48.7 52.9 57.7 57.0 62.8 71.1 79.5
Rail transportation 19.8 22.9 22.8 23.2 24.6 25.3 25.2 23.6 24.4 24.8 25.5 24.8 24.4 24.7 25.7
Water transportation 4.4 4.9 5.2 5.6 6.1 6.0 6.7 7.3 7.0 6.4 7.2 6.8 5.6 5.8 5.3
Truck transportation 59.8 63.8 68.1 72.3 79.1 80.8 83.8 87.7 91.0 91.9 92.8 87.9 87.5 88.7 91.4
Transit and ground passenger transportation 11.9 10.2 10.3 11.0 11.4 12.0 12.0 13.9 14.3 14.7 14.5 14.5 14.6 14.4 14.4
Pipeline transportation 7.6 7.4 7.4 6.9 6.4 7.4 7.4 6.9 6.9 7.7 8.7 8.3 9.6 10.1 10.4
Other transportation and support activities 46.8 50.5 52.0 54.2 56.6 55.8 56.4 59.7 62.6 66.2 70.2 69.4 70.6 72.0 75.5
Warehousing and storage 12.5 13.3 14.6 15.5 16.9 18.0 18.8 20.8 22.0 23.4 25.0 24.4 25.6 26.9 26.1
Percent of U.S. GDP                              
For-hire transportation services 2.6% 2.8% 2.8% 2.9% 3.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.1% 3.0% 3.0% 3.1% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0% 3.0%
Air transportation 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.7% 0.7%
Rail transportation 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Water transportation 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
Truck transportation 0.8% 0.9% 0.9% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0.8%
Transit and ground passenger transportation 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Pipeline transportation 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Other transportation and support activities 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Warehousing and storage 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Percent of for-hire transportation services GDP                              
Air transportation 14.2% 12.6% 13.7% 13.9% 15.0% 15.7% 17.7% 17.8% 17.7% 18.4% 19.1% 19.4% 20.9% 22.8% 24.6%
Rail transportation 10.5% 11.7% 11.0% 10.7% 10.5% 10.4% 9.9% 8.9% 8.8% 8.6% 8.5% 8.4% 8.1% 7.9% 7.9%
Water transportation 2.3% 2.5% 2.5% 2.6% 2.6% 2.5% 2.6% 2.7% 2.5% 2.2% 2.4% 2.3% 1.9% 1.9% 1.6%
Truck transportation 31.8% 32.5% 32.8% 33.3% 33.7% 33.3% 32.8% 32.9% 33.0% 32.0% 30.8% 29.9% 29.1% 28.5% 28.2%
Transit and ground passenger transportation 6.3% 5.2% 5.0% 5.1% 4.9% 4.9% 4.7% 5.2% 5.2% 5.1% 4.8% 4.9% 4.9% 4.6% 4.4%
Pipeline transportation 4.0% 3.8% 3.6% 3.2% 2.7% 3.0% 2.9% 2.6% 2.5% 2.7% 2.9% 2.8% 3.2% 3.2% 3.2%
Other transportation and support activities 24.9% 25.7% 25.1% 25.0% 24.1% 23.0% 22.1% 22.4% 22.7% 23.0% 23.3% 23.6% 23.5% 23.1% 23.3%
Warehousing and storage 6.7% 6.8% 7.0% 7.1% 7.2% 7.4% 7.4% 7.8% 8.0% 8.1% 8.3% 8.3% 8.5% 8.6% 8.1%

KEY: R = revised.

NOTES

For-hire transportation numbers may not equal total due to the nature of the chained dollar calculations.

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Industry Economic Accounts, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov as of Dec. 28, 2005.