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

(Billions of current dollars)

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Industry 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000
Gross domestic product 527.4 720.1 1,039.7 1,635.2 2,795.6 4,213.0 5,803.2 7,400.5 9,872.9
Transportation 23.1 29.5 39.9 59.2 102.9 140.4 177.4 233.4 313.9
Rail transportation 8.4 9.1 10 12.6 20.8 22 19.8 23.6 22.9
Local and interurban passenger transit 1.9 2.2 2.9 3.5 5.3 7.7 9.1 12.4 18.7
Trucking and warehousing 7.5 10.7 15 24.2 40.1 56.3 69.4 89 126
Water transportation 1.8 2.2 2.9 4 7.2 8.3 10 11.6 14.8
Air transportation 2 3.4 6.4 10.2 18.2 27.1 45.3 67.7 93
Pipelines, except natural gas 0.6 0.7 1.1 1.8 5.2 7.3 5.5 5.5 6.2
Transportation services1 0.9 1.3 1.6 3.1 6.2 11.7 18.2 23.5 32.3

1Transportation 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.htm, as of November 2001.