Figure 4
Total Transportation Services Cost by Commodities: 1997

Figure 4
Total Transportation Services Cost by Commodities: 1997

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(Cents per dollar of commodity output)

Industry Cents
Construction 14.5
Utilities 10.0
Natural resources and mining 9.5
Other a 9.2
Trade 8.2
Other services 6.0
Leisure and hospitality 5.0
Manufacturing products 4.1
Professional and business services 3.4
Education and health services 2.8
Financial services 1.7
Information 1.2

a "Other" consists of government enterprises (except State and local government passenger transit) and other I-O special industries. For a description of I-O special industries, see: Ann M. Lawson et al., "Benchmark Input-Output Accounts for the U.S. Economy, 1992: Make, Use, and Supplementary Tables," Survey of Current Business, 1997, 77(11), pp. 46-47.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics.