Table 9 - Investment in Rolling Stock as Percentage of GDP by Sector, 1977-2000

Table 9 - Investment in Rolling Stock as Percentage of GDP by Sector, 1977-2000

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  1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000
Government 0.109 0.105 0.109 0.098 0.100 0.060 0.040 0.075 0.090 0.078 0.050 0.066 0.108 0.107 0.086 0.104 0.106 0.107 0.107 0.101 0.100 0.102 0.102 0.098
Private business 1.743 1.884 1.894 1.512 1.412 1.209 1.314 1.368 1.390 1.362 1.173 1.197 0.993 1.017 1.250 1.250 1.302 1.483 1.505 1.547 1.542 1.592 1.836 1.735
Households 3.885 4.021 3.726 3.115 3.149 3.189 3.478 3.805 4.230 4.487 4.368 4.015 4.142 3.685 3.216 3.572 3.825 3.570 3.609 3.256 3.476 3.708 3.666 3.764
Total 5.737 6.010 5.730 4.726 4.662 4.458 4.832 5.248 5.709 5.928 5.591 5.278 5.242 4.809 4.552 4.926 5.233 5.160 5.221 4.904 5.119 5.403 5.604 5.597

Notes:
Transportation industries cover establishments involved in providing railroad transportation, local and interurban passenger transit services, trucking and warehousing, water transportation, air transportation, pipelines except natural gas, and transportation services.
Non-transportation industries include agriculture, mining and construction, manufacturing, communications, utilities, trade, finance, insurance and real estate, and services industries.

Sources:
BTS calculations based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), "Fixed Assets and Consumer Durables," "National Income and Product Account (NIPA) Tables," available at http://www.bea.gov, as of July 2002.