TABLE 9-5a Share of For-Hire Transportation Value Added by Mode: 1993-2003

TABLE 9-5a Share of For-Hire Transportation Value Added by Mode: 1993-2003

Percentage of total for-hire transportation value added

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  1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Air 13.7 14.9 15.7 17.7 17.8 17.6 18.4 19.1 19.5 20.5 23.3
Rail 10.6 10.4 10.4 9.9 8.8 8.8 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.1 7.7
Water 2.6 2.6 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.0
Trucking 33.1 33.5 33.2 32.8 32.8 32.9 31.9 30.8 30.0 29.4 27.8
Transit and ground passenger transportation 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.7 5.2 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.6
Oil and natural gas pipelines 3.2 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.5 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.4
Other transportation and support activities 24.7 24.0 22.9 22.1 22.3 22.6 23.0 23.3 23.7 23.3 22.5
Warehousing and storage 7.1 7.1 7.4 7.3 7.8 7.9 8.1 8.3 8.3 9.0 9.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

NOTES: Percentages may not add to 100 because of rounding. Other transportation and support activities cover scenic and sightseeing transportation, support activities for transportation (e.g., private air traffic control services, marine cargo handling, and motor vehicle towing), and couriers and messengers.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, calculations using data in table 9-5b.