Table 12
Total Industry Output Multipliers for Transportation Industries: 1997

Table 12
Total Industry Output Multipliers for Transportation Industries: 1997

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  Total industry output multiplier
For-hire transportation Air 2.03073
Rail 1.83527
Water 2.10994
Truck 1.96458
Transit and ground passenger transportationa 2.02475
Pipeline transportation 2.33571
Otherb 1.68888
In-house transportation Air 2.16722
Rail 1.81886
Water 1.92745
Truck 2.11851

NOTES: For-hire transportation consists of the services provided by transportation firms to industries and the public on a fee-basis. Other for-hire transportation includes: transit and ground passenger transportation, including State and local government passenger transit; sightseeing transportation and transportation support; courier and messenger services; and warehousing and storage.
In-house transportation consists of the services provided by nontransportation industries for their use. It includes privately owned and operated vehicles of all body types, used primarily on public rights of way, and the supportive services to store, maintain, and operate those vehicles.

a "Transit and ground passenger transportation" includes State and local government passenger transit.

b "Other" transportation includes: sightseeing transportation and transportation support; courier and messenger services; and warehousing and storage.

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