TABLE 102a Value Added by For-Hire Transportation Services to U.S. GDP and its Share in U.S. Total GDP: 1990-2001

TABLE 102a Value Added by For-Hire Transportation Services to U.S. GDP and its Share in U.S. Total GDP: 1990-2001

(Billions of chained 1996 dollars)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
GDP of for-hire transportation services 180.6 185.9 193.6 201.2 218.6 225.1 243.4 248.9 257.9 268.6 282.5 270.3
As a share of GDP (percent) 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 2.9

KEY: GDP = Gross Domestic Product.

NOTES: For-hire transportation services include railroad transportation, local and interurban passenger transit, trucking and warehousing, water transportation, transportation by air, pipelines (except natural gas), and transportation services. Transportation services cover establishments furnishing services incidental to transportation (e.g., forwarding and packing services, and the arrangement of passenger and freight transportation).

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations based on data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, "Gross Domestic Product by Industry" available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn2/gpo.htm, as of February 2003.