Table 3-1 - Transportation-Related Components of U.S. GDP: 1993-98

Table 3-1 - Transportation-Related Components of U.S. GDP: 1993-98

(Current $ billions)

  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Personal consumption of transportation            
Motor vehicles and parts 226.2 246.6 255.4 264.8 269.5 289.4
Gasoline and oil 107.6 109.4 115.6 124.5 126.5 112.6
Transportation services 170.2 186.2 203.1 222.3 240.3 252.5
Total 504.0 542.2 574.1 611.6 636.3 654.5
Gross private domestic investment            
Transportation structures 4.1 4.3 4.4 5.4 6.1 U
Transportation equipment 99.9 118.6 126.2 137.2 152.0 U
Total 104.0 122.9 130.6 142.6 158.1 U
Exports(+)            
Civilian aircraft, engines, and parts 32.7 31.5 26.1 30.8 41.4 54.6
Automotive vehicles, engines, and parts 52.5 57.8 61.8 65.0 74.0 72.6
Passenger fares 16.6 17.1 18.9 20.4 20.9 20.8
Other transportation 23.1 24.9 26.8 27.0 27.9 27.5
Total  124.9  131.3  133.6  143.2  164.2  175.5 
Imports(-)            
Civilian aircraft, engines, and parts 11.3 11.3 10.7 12.7 16.6 21.7
Automotive vehicles, engines, and parts 102.4 118.3 123.8 128.9 140.8 150.3
Passenger fares 11.3 12.9 14.7 15.8 18.2 18.2
Other transportation 25.7 27.3 27.4 27.7 29.3 30.0
Total  150.7  169.8  176.6  185.1  204.9  220.2 
Net exports of transportation-related goods and services -25.8 -38.5 -43.0 -41.9 -40.7 -44.7
Government transportation-related purchases            
Federal purchases 17.6 18.8 18.1 18.9 19.7 U
State and local purchases 99.8 106.5 110.0 115.5 123.1 U
Defense-related purchases 9.5 8.2 8.5 8.9 8.2 8.2
Total 126.9 133.5 136.6 143.2 151.0 U
Transportation-related final demand1 709.1 760.3 798.3 855.5 905.0 U
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 6,558.1 6,947.0 7,269.6 7,661.6 8,110.9 8,508.9
Total transportation in GDP (percent) 10.8 10.9 11.0 11.2 11.2 U

1 Demand for goods and services produced in the United States, regardless of where they are consumed. The measure counts exported goods and services, but does not include imports.

KEY: GDP = Gross Domestic Product; U = data are unavailable.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business, various issues, 1998, National Income and Product Accounts tables.