Producer Price Index: Equipment by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)
Transportation equipment prices have accounted for about 47 percent of the total price of user-operated transportation in recent years (Table 2-13, National Transportation Statistics 1999, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation).
|Price Index (1982=100)||Jun-00||Jun-01|
|Aircraft and parts||185.55||192.15|
|Aircraft and parts percent change from same month previous year||3.02||3.56|
|Ships and boats||165.10||169.00|
|Ships and boats percent change from same month previous year||1.35||2.36|
|Railroad equipment percent change from same month previous year||0.00||-0.15|
|Motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment||131.40||130.50|
|Motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment percent change from same month previous year||0.61||-0.68|
NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
Data from March 2001 to June 2001 are preliminary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, available at: http://www.bls.gov/datahome.htm.