5-1 U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Major Societal Function: 2008

5-1 U.S. Gross Domestic Product by Major Societal Function: 2008

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Percent

Function 2008
Housing 21.5
Health care 16.0
Food 10.9
Transportation-relateda 9.5
Education 7.3
Recreation 7.4
Otherb 27.4

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, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculated based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Account Tables, available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb/Index.asp as of October 2009 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, Table 3-5, available at http://www.bts.gov/publications/national_transportation_statistics/ as of February 2009.