Figure 1 - Average Household Transportation Expenditures and Vehicle-Miles Traveled: 1984-2000

Figure 1 - Average Household Transportation Expenditures and Vehicle-Miles Traveled: 1984-2000

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Year Vehicle miles traveled per household (vehicle-miles) Transportation expenditures per household (Constant 1982 $)
1984 14,840.86 4,150.43
1985 15,074.97 4,311.09
1986 15,782.01 4,733.14
1987 16,560.26 4,364.33
1988 17,046.54 4,685.37
1989 17,479.34 4,546.01
1990 17,755.73 4,248.96
1991 17,596.94 4,160.74
1992 17,973.80 4,132.81
1993 18,040.99 4,181.75
1994 18,061.97 4,500.37
1995 18,308.20 4,324.91
1996 18,527.26 4,462.80
1997 18,894.22 4,474.71
1998 19,413.30 4,672.32
1999 19,820.92 4,855.26
2000 18,935.40 4,838.20

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics: Estimates of vehicle-miles traveled (vmt) calculated from data in U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics (Washington, DC: 1984-2000).
Estimates of transportation expenditures calculated from data in U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Consumer Expenditure Survey," 1984-2000, available at http://www.bls.gov.cex/ home.htm, as of June 2002.