TABLE 13-4a Value Added by For-Hire Transportation to U.S. GDP and Share of GDP: 1991-2001

TABLE 13-4a Value Added by For-Hire Transportation to U.S. GDP and Share of GDP: 1991-2001

Billions of chained 2000 dollars, except as noted

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Value added 206.4 215.0 223.4 242.7 249.9 270.3 276.4 286.4 298.2 313.7 300.2
Share of GDP (percent) 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.0

KEY: GDP = Gross Domestic Product.

NOTES: For-hire transportation includes 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).

Current dollar amounts (see table 13-4b) were converted to chained 2000 dollars by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to eliminate the effects of inflation over time.

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 2004.