Figure 1 - For-Hire Transportation Shares in the Gross Domestic Product: 1960 and 2000

Figure 1 - For-Hire Transportation Shares in the Gross Domestic Product: 1960 and 2000

(Percent)

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  1960 2000
Rail 1.6 0.2
Local/ interurban passenger transit 0.4 0.2
Trucking and warehousing 1.4 1.3
Water 0.3 0.1
Air 0.4 0.9
Pipelines1 0.1 0.1
Transportation services2 0.2 0.3

1Pipelines does not include natural gas.

2  Transportation services include establishments furnishing services incidental to transportation (e.g., forwarding and packing services, and the arrangement of passenger and freight transportation) and is consistent with the U.S. Department of Labor's Standard Industrial Classification for transportation services (SIC-4700).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, "Gross Domestic Product by Industry," available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn2/gpo.htm, as of November 2001.