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 2006 2007 2008
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 (R) 5,181 5,259 5,436 5,505 5,559 U U
Index (1980 = 100) 46 56 75 88 100 115 136 137 141 144 147 149 153 158 163 167 171 179 (R) 179 182 188 190 192 U U
Ton-miles (billions) U U U U 3,404 3,314 3,622 3,636 3,746 3,767 3,945 4,104 4,174 4,179 4,229 4,301 4,329 4,357 4,409 4,415 4,541 4,575 4,638 U U
Index (1980 = 100) U U U U 100 97 106 107 110 111 116 121 123 123 124 126 127 128 130 130 133 134 136 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 (R) 294 (R) 296 299 302 U
Index (1980 = 100) 79 85 90 95 100 105 110 111 113 114 116 117 118 120 121 123 (R) 124 (R) 125 (R) 127 (R) 128 (R) 129 (R) 130 131 133 U
Industrial Production Indexb (2002=100) 26 35 42 (R) 46 (R) 56 (R) 61 (R) 70 (R) 69 (R) 71 (R) 73 (R) 77 (R) 80 (R) 84 (R) 90 (R) 95 (R) 100 (R) 104 (R) 100 100 (R) 101 (R) 104 (R) 107 110 111 109
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 10,128 10,470 10,961 (R) 11,686 (R) 12,422 13,178 13,808 14,265
Index (1980 = 100) 19 26 37 59 100 151 208 215 227 239 254 265 280 298 314 332 352 363 375 393 (R) 419 (R) 445 472 495 511
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 9,891 10,049 10,301 (R) 10,676 (R) 10,990 11,295 11,524 11,653

KEY: 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:

Summation of all modes from table 1-37, less transit motor bus.

Ton-miles:

Summation of all modes from table 1-46b.

Population:

U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States (Washington, DC: Annual issue), table 2, available at http://www.census.gov/ as March 18, 2009.

Industrial Production Index:

1960-2007: Council of Economic Advisors, Economic Report of the President, table B-52, available at http://www.gpoaccess.gov/eop/download.html as of March 18, 2009.

2008: The Federal Reserve, Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization, Current Monthly Release, (Washington DC: March 16, 2009), table 11, available at http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g17/ as March 18, 2009.

Gross Domestic Product:

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Account Tables, tables 1.1.5 and 1.1.6, available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb/SelectTable.asp?Selected=N as of March 18, 2009.