Table 3-1 Value Added by For-Hire Transportation to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (Billions of current dollars)
Value Added by For-Hire Transportation to the U.S. Gross Domestic
Product (Billions of current dollars)
|For-hire transportation total||206||223.2||233.4||243.4||261.8||288.7||302.7||313.9|
|Trucking and warehousing||79.2||86.4||89||92.1||99.4||114.1||122.0||126.0|
|Local and interurban passenger transit||11.3||11.6||12.4||13.4||14.9||16.8||17.6||18.7|
|Pipelines, except natural gas||5.6||5.5||5.5||5.7||5.8||6.1||6.1||6.2|
NOTE: Transportation industry includes transportation services.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Industry Accounts Data, Gross Domestic Product by Industry, available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn2/gpoc.htm as of October 31, 2001.
- For-hire transportation firms contributed 3.2 percent of the value added to the U.S. Gross Domestic Product in 2001.
- Water transportation accounts for 4.7 percent of for-hire transportation's contribution to GDP.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Income and Product Accounts data, tables 1.1 and 1.3 as of September 2001 based on Survey of Current Business.