Table 3-2 Status of Transportation Sector Productivity Data

Table 3-2 Status of Transportation Sector Productivity Data

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Data type Source Availability
Productivity data for the entire transportation sector, both for-hire and in-house components and for all modes   Not available
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)-based labor productivity Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Available for air transportation, line-haul railroads, general freight trucking (long-distance); none for water transportation or transit
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)-based labor productivity BLS Available for local trucking, bus carriers, and petroleum pipelines for 1947-2000; BLS not planning on producing data beyond 2000
NAICS-based multifactor productivity BLS Available for air transportation for 1972-2001
SIC-based multifactor productivity BLS Available for railroads for 1972-1999
Multifactor productivity data for other modes BTS Trucking data under development