TABLE 9-4a Value Added by For-Hire Transportation to U.S. GDP and Share of GDP: 1993-2003

TABLE 9-4a Value Added by For-Hire Transportation to U.S. GDP and Share of GDP: 1993-2003

Billions of chained 2000 dollars, except as noted

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Value added 217.2 234.8 242.7 255.1 266.5 275.8 287.4 301.6 293.6 299.1 314.3
Share of GDP (percent) 2.9 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.0

KEY: GDP = Gross Domestic Product.

NOTES: For-hire transportation includes air transportation, rail transportation, water transportation, truck transportation, transit and ground passenger transportation, pipeline transportation, other transportation and supporting activities, and warehousing and storage.

To eliminate the effects of inflation over time, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics converted current dollars (see table 9-4b) to chained 2000 dollars.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations using data from U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, "Gross Domestic Product by Industry," available at http://www.bea.gov/, as of January 2005.