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 2004 2005
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 5,179 5,248 (R) 5,259 5,436 U
Index (1980 = 100) 46 56 75 88 100 115 136 137 141 144 147 149 153 158 163 167 171 179 181 (R) 182 188 U
Ton-miles (billions) U 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 U U
Index (1980 = 100) U 62 74 76 100 99 107 108 112 113 118 122 125 123 124 126 126 126 U U U U
Populationa (millions) 181 194 205 216 228 238 250 253 257 260 263 267 268 273 276 279 (R) 282 (R) 285 (R) 288 (R) 291 293 296
Index (1980 = 100) 79 85 90 95 100 105 110 111 113 114 116 117 118 120 121 123 124 125 126 128 129 130
Industrial Production Indexb (2002=100) (R) 26 (R) 35 (R) 42 (R) 46 (R) 56 (R) 61 (R) 69 (R) 68 (R) 70 (R) 73 (R) 77 (R) 80 (R) 84 (R) 90 (R) 95 (R) 99 (R) 104 (R) 100 (R) 100 (R) 101 105 (P) 108
Gross Domestic Product                                            
Current $ (billions) 526 719 1,039 1,638 2,790 4,220 5,803 5,996 6,338 6,657 7,072 7,398 7,817 8,304 8,747 9,268 9,817 (R) 10,128 (R) 10,470 (R) 10,961 11,713 12,456
Index (1980 = 100) 19 26 37 59 100 151 208 215 227 239 254 265 280 298 314 332 352 (R) 363 (R) 375 (R) 393 420 447
Chained (2000) $ (billions) 2,502 3,191 3,772 4,311 5,162 6,054 7,113 7,101 7,337 7,533 7,836 8,032 8,329 8,704 9,067 9,470 9,817 (R) 9,891 (R) 10,049 (R) 10,301 10,704 11,049

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:

1960-2004: 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.

2000-05: Ibid., Monthly National Population Estimates, available at Internet site http://www.census.gov as of Feb. 5, 2007.

Industrial Production Index:

1960-2005: Council of Economic Advisors, Economic Report of the President, available at www.gpoaccess.gov/eop/tables04.html as of Feb. 5, 2007, 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.

1998-2005: Ibid., http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/gdplev.xls as of Feb. 5, 2007.