TABLE 1-3 Change in Multifactor Productivity: 1991-2001

TABLE 1-3 Change in Multifactor Productivity: 1991-2001

Index: 1991 = 100.0

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Railroad transportation 100.0 106.4 109.8 112.2 118.8 123.2 123.3 122.0 125.9 U U
Air transportation 100.0 103.6 100.5 107.0 111.3 115.5 116.8 115.7 117.8 121.3 116.2
Business sector (all industries) 100.0 102.3 102.8 103.9 104.1 105.8 107.1 108.5 109.4 111.1 109.9

KEY: U = data are unavailable

NOTE: Rail productivity data are only available through 1999. Source data are indexes with base years of 1997 (air), 1996 (business), and 1987 (rail). BTS reindexed these data so that 1991 is the base year for all.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, available at http://www.bls.gov, as of October 2003. Business sector-"Most Requested Statistics." Rail-"Industry Multifactor Productivity Data Table by Industry, 1987-1999." Air-"Multifactor Productivity Data For Air Transportation."