TABLE 2-3a Change in Passenger-Miles of Travel, U.S. Population, and Gross Domestic Product (GDP): 1991-2001

TABLE 2-3a Change in Passenger-Miles of Travel, U.S. Population, and Gross Domestic Product (GDP): 1991-2001

Index: 1991 = 1.00

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
GDP 1.00 1.03 1.06 1.10 1.13 1.17 1.23 1.28 1.33 1.38 1.39
U.S. resident population 1.00 1.01 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.12 1.13
GDP per capita 1.00 1.02 1.03 1.06 1.07 1.10 1.14 1.17 1.21 1.24 1.23
Total pmt 1.00 1.03 1.05 1.07 1.08 1.11 1.15 1.18 1.21 1.24 1.24

NOTES: Total passenger-miles of travel (pmt) excludes motorcycle pmt and results in some double counting of bus pmt.

SOURCES: GDP-Based on chained 2000 dollar data from U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC), Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts, summary GDP table, available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn1.htm, as of January 2004. Population-USDOC, U.S. Census Bureau, National Intercensal Estimates 1990-2000 and National Population Estimates, available at http://eire.census.gov/popest/estimates.php, as of October 2003. Pmt-U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics 2002, table 1-34 revised, available at http://www.bts.gov/, as of October 2003.