PRODUCER PRICES OF FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

PRODUCER PRICES OF FOR-HIRE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

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Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted) - Air, water, motor freight. If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted)

Producer Price Index: Transportation Services by Mode (monthly data, not seasonally adjusted) - Pipeline, railroad. If you are a user with a disability and cannot view this image, please call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov for further assistance.

Producer prices reflect prices charged to anyone, including consumers when the firm also serves as a retailer. Actual prices to users of transportation services will differ due to substitution between domestic and foreign markets, and substitution between user- and market-provided services.

Price Index (Jun-1993=100) Aug-01 Aug-02
Air transportation  152.2  152.1
Air transportation percent change from same month previous year   7.51  -0.06
Water transportation  133.6  135.8
Water transportation percent change from same month previous year   5.63   1.65
Motor freight transportation and warehousing  123.5  124.6
Motor freight transportation and warehousing percent change from same month previous year   2.83   0.89
Pipelines, excluding natural gas  115.2  116.6
Pipelines, excluding natural gas percent change from same month previous year   8.49   1.17
Railroad transportation  105.0  107.2
Railroad transportation percent change from same month previous year   1.48   2.15

NOTES: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.

Data from May 2002 to August 2002 are preliminary. The original data for the indices in this table have different base periods. For comparability, the indices have been adjusted to have a common reference point (Jun-93).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; September 13, 2002; available at: http://www.bls.gov/ppi/