Table 4-1 U.S. Gross Domestic Product Attributed to Transportation-Related Final Demand 1995, 2000, 2008–2011

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Chained 2005 dollars, billions

  1995 2000 2008 2009 2010 2011
U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP), total 9,086 11,216 13,162 12,758 13,063 13,299
Transportation's share of GDP (percent) 10.9 10.8 8.9 8.6 8.6 8.7
Domestic transportation-related final demand, total 994 1,212 1,176 1,102 1,121 1,163
Personal consumption of transportation, total 703 904 884 833 838 854
Motor vehicles and parts 256 356 347 323 330 347
Motor vehicle fuels, lubricants, and fluids 234 261 265 264 265 257
Transportation services 214 286 272 246 244 249
Gross private domestic investment, total 137 194 152 77 129 165
Transportation structures 6 8 9 8 9 9
Transportation equipment 132 186 143 69 120 157
Government transportation-related purchases, total 197 223 228 235 236 226
Federal purchases 22 23 31 32 34 34
State and local purchases 163 189 179 183 181 173
Defense-related purchases 12 11 18 21 22 19
Transportation-related Exports (+), total 163 205 246 199 227 251
Transportation-related Imports (-), total -207 -314 -334 -242 -308 -334

NOTES: Total domestic transportation-related final demand is the sum of total personal consumption of transportation, total gross private domestic investment, net exports of transportation-related goods and services, and total government transportation-related purchases. Defense-related purchases are the sum of the transportation of material and travel.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, tables 1.1.6, 2.3.6, 2.4.6, 3.11.6, 3.15.6, 4.2.6, 5.4.6, and 5.5.6, available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb/SelectTable.asp?Selected=N#S2 as of November 2012 as reported in U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 3-4, available at http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/na... as of January 2013.