Table 2 Transportation Services Costs to Establishments in Nontransportation Industries: 1992

Table 2
Transportation Services Costs to Establishments in Nontransportation Industries: 1992

Industry In-house services ($ millions) For-hire transportation services ($ millions) Total transportation ($ millions) Industry output ($ millions) Transportation costs per $ output (Cents)
Total 164,743 151,835 316,578 9,519,471 3.3
Agriculture, forestry, fisheries 13,177 5,720 18,897 237,662 8.0
Mining 3,870 2,810 6,680 156,717 4.3
Construction 38,950 13,286 52,235 679,330 7.7
Manufacturing 21,806 80,248 102,054 2,951,303 3.5
Communications and utilities 1,187 8,803 9,990 520,688 1.9
Wholesale/retail trade 42,819 8,963 51,783 1,091,489 4.7
Services* 42,035 21,482 63,517 2,227,550 2.9
Finance, insurance, real estate 899 10,523 11,422 1,654,732 0.7

* In the national accounts, the services sector includes: hotels and lodging; personal and repair services; computer and data processing; legal, engineering, and accounting services; business and professional services; advertising; automobile repair and services; amusements; health services; and education and social services.

Note: Transportation costs to industries, as shown here, should not be confused with transportation costs embodied in goods grouped by product category in figure 2.

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, April 1998.