Table 3-5: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Major Social Function

Table 3-5: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by Major Social Function

(Current $ billions)

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 (R) 2002 (R) 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total GDP 5,996 6,338 6,657 7,072 7,398 7,817 8,304 8,747 9,269 9,817 10,128 10,470 10,961 11,686 12,434 13,195
Housing 1,416 1,501 1,600 1,723 1,803 1,917 2,023 2,152 2,298 2,436 2,535 2,610 2,755 2,977 3,222 3,363
Percent of total 23.6 23.7 24.0 24.4 24.4 24.5 24.4 24.6 24.8 24.8 25.0 24.9 25.1 25.5 25.9 25.5
Healthcare 843 920 980 1,036 1,099 1,154 1,226 1,305 1,384 1,491 1,596 1,714 1,847 1,981 2,128 2,276
Percent of total 14.1 14.5 14.7 14.7 14.9 14.8 14.8 14.9 14.9 15.2 15.8 16.4 16.9 17.0 17.1 17.3
Food 796 826 844 894 906 965 992 1,030 1,092 1,163 1,203 1,229 1,274 1,351 1,424 1,512
Percent of total 13.3 13.0 12.7 12.6 12.3 12.3 11.9 11.8 11.8 11.8 11.9 11.7 11.6 11.6 11.4 11.5
Transportationa 623 668 715 778 810 868 938 976 1,054 1,102 1,095 1,125 1,150 1,220 1,321 1,398
Percent of total 10.4 10.5 10.7 11.0 11.0 11.1 11.3 11.2 11.4 11.2 10.8 10.7 10.5 10.4 10.6 10.6
Education 413 432 453 478 512 542 577 613 654 710 758 793 839 880 927 979
Percent of total 6.9 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.5 7.6 7.7 7.5 7.5 7.4
Other 1,906 1,991 2,066 2,162 2,267 2,369 2,548 2,672 2,787 2,915 2,940 2,999 3,096 3,277 3,414 3,667
Percent of total 31.8 31.4 31.0 30.6 30.6 30.3 30.7 30.6 30.1 29.7 29.0 28.6 28.2 28.0 27.5 27.8

KEY: R = revised.

a Transportation-related final demand.

NOTES

Numbers may not add to totals due to roundings.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculated from data in the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business (Washington, DC: Various issues from 1991 to 2008). Available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb/SelectTable.asp?Selected=N as of Mar. 31, 2008.