Figure 8 U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Major Societal Function: 2004

Figure 8 U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Major Societal Function: 2004

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Function 2004
Housing 25.4
Health care 16.9
Food 11.7
Transportation-related a 10.5
Education 7.3
Recreation 6.9
Other b 21.2

a Includes all consumer and government purchases of goods (e.g., vehicles and fuel) and services (e.g., auto insurance) and exports related to transportation.

b Includes all other categories (e.g., entertainment, personal care products and services, and payments to pension plans).

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculated from data in U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business, October 2005.