Table 3-2 - Transportation-Related Components of U.S. GDP: 1993-98

Table 3-2 - Transportation-Related Components of U.S. GDP: 1993-98

(Chained 1992 $ billions)

  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Personal consumption of transportation            
Motor vehicles and parts 218.9 230. 230.6 235.0 239.3 258.7
Gasoline and oil 108.7 109.8 114.3 116.0 117.9 119.8
Transportation services 163.1 175.2 186.4 200.5 212.2 220.3
Total 490.7 515.0 531.3 551.5 569.4 598.8
Gross private domestic investment            
Transportation structures 3.9 3.9 3.9 4.6 4.9 U
Transportation equipment 98.3 113.2 119.4 127.6 140.3 U
Total 102.2 117.1 123.3 132.2 145.2 U
Exports(+)            
Civilian aircraft, engines, and parts 31.7 29.7 23.8 27.0 35.0 45.7
Automotive vehicles, engines, and parts 52.1 56.7 59.9 62.4 70.4 68.9
Passenger fares 16.4 16.4 17.2 18.6 19.7 19.8
Other transportation 22.7 24.6 26.0 25.5 26.3 26.8
Total  122.9  127.4  126.9  133.5  151.4  161.2 
Imports(-)            
Civilian aircraft, engines, and parts 10.9 10.6 9.8 11.2 14.1 18.1
Automotive vehicles, engines, and parts 100.9 112.9 114.8 118.8 129.4 137.9
Passenger fares 11.5 13.0 14.1 15.0 16.3 16.1
Other transportation 25.6 27.2 26.5 26.1 28.1 29.4
Total  148.9  163.7  165.2  171.1  187.9  201.5 
Net exports of transportation-related goods and services -26.0 -36.3 -38.3 -37.6 -36.5 -40.3
Government transportation-related purchases            
Federal purchases 16.9 17.9 16.2 16.5 16.8 U
State and local purchases 97.5 101.5 101.5 104.2 108.8 U
Defense-related purchases 9.5 8.0 8.2 8.7 7.9 7.6
Total 123.9 127.4 125.9 129.4 133.5 U
Transportation-related final demand1 690.8 723.2 742.2 775.5 811.6 U
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) 6,389.6 6,610.7 6,761.7 6,994.8 7,269.8 7,549.9
Total transportation in GDP (percent) 10.8 10.9 11.0 11.1 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.