Table 10 - Growth of Investment in Rolling Stock by Sector Compared with Growth in GDP, 1977-2000

Table 10 - Growth of Investment in Rolling Stock by Sector Compared with Growth in GDP, 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 -6.9 -2.8 21.4 4.2 7.8 -34.8 1.2 74.9 26.8 0.4 -25.3 -6.5 49.4 -10.6 -3.3 -1.5 10.8 2.7 -0.2 4.2 18.1 3.2 2.5 6.2
Business 27.0 12.4 3.1 -19.6 -6.8 -14.5 15.0 11.0 5.5 0.2 -9.2 8.4 -15.2 4.8 23.6 3.1 5.6 16.4 4.0 5.8 7.4 10.2 15.1 -3.4
Households 12.2 9.1 -4.1 -15.8 6.9 1.7 16.0 18.4 15.7 7.8 0.9 -2.5 8.4 -7.9 -13.2 14.5 9.8 -4.1 3.7 -6.3 13.3 13.3 4.5 9.5
Total investment 16.3 10.0 -1.2 -16.8 2.2 -4.3 15.5 17.1 13.2 5.8 -2.1 -0.2 3.5 -5.5 -5.1 11.0 8.7 1.2 3.7 -2.6 11.5 12.1 7.6 5.3
GDP 4.6 5.5 3.2 -0.2 2.5 -2.0 4.3 7.3 3.8 3.4 3.4 4.2 3.5 1.8 -0.5 3.0 2.7 4.0 2.7 3.6 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.8

Note:
All growth rates are calculated based on chained 1996 dollar values.

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.