Table 12 - Growth of Private Business Transportation Investment and Non-Transportation Investment Compared with Growth in GDP, 1977-2000

Table 12 - Growth of Private Business Transportation Investment and Non-Transportation Investment 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
Transportation investment 6.9 13.7 23.2 -17.9 -18.3 -25.2 9.1 16.5 -1.3 -6.3 2.4 8.6 -10.7 -6.9 1.0 15.4 14.8 19.9 10.4 0.4 24.9 7.2 4.4 6.2
Non-transportation investment 14.8 10.2 2.9 -8.0 1.4 -8.8 7.4 14.6 4.0 0.7 -0.7 3.1 2.7 -2.3 -7.7 4.2 7.8 9.5 3.5 10.8 10.2 15.9 11.4 4.3
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 6.5

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.