Table 1 - U.S. Gross Domestic Product Attributed to For-Hire Transportation Industries

Table 1 - U.S. Gross Domestic Product Attributed to For-Hire Transportation Industries

Millions of current dollars

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Industry 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 1999
Gross Domestic Product 527,380 720,108 1,039,674 1,635,165 2,795,561 4,213,016 5,803,246 7,400,534 9,299,158
Transportation 23,138 29,533 39,881 59,248 102,948 140,431 177,404 233,379 303,418
Railroad transportation 8,400 9,069 10,049 12,555 20,752 22,002 19,819 23,594 23,431
Local and interurban                  
passenger transit 1,906 2,176 2,880 3,488 5,271 7,731 9,077 12,439 17,117
Trucking and                  
warehousing 7,518 10,653 15,029 24,154 40,094 56,326 69,428 89,036 116,627
Water transportation 1,818 2,190 2,855 3,987 7,180 8,317 10,044 11,627 14,395
Transportation by air 1,959 3,422 6,360 10,179 18,188 27,063 45,341 67,667 94,996
Pipelines, except                  
natural gas 595 719 1,102 1,812 5,233 7,306 5,543 5,484 6,618
Transportation services 942 1,304 1,606 3,074 6,230 11,687 18,151 23,532 30,235

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Gross Domestic Product by Industry and the Components of Gross Domestic Income, available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn2.htm, as of May 2001.