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Table 3-1a. U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Attributed to For-Hire Transportation Services (Current $ billions)

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Table 3-1a. U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Attributed to For-Hire Transportation Services (Current $ billions)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Total GDPR5,803.2 5,986.2 6,318.9 6,642.3 7,054.3 7,400.5 7,813.2 8,300.8 8,759.9
GDP                 
Trucking and warehousingR 69.4 70.9 74.5 79.2 86.4 89.0 92.1 99.5 106.5
AirR 45.3 47.0 50.3 56.4 62.5 67.7 70.8 79.2 87.8
Railroad R19.8 R22.0 R21.6 R22.0 R23.3 R23.6 23.4 R23.2 24.2
Transportation servicesaR 18.2 19.5 19.9 20.8 22.6 23.5 25.7 26.9 29.0
Local and interurban                  
passenger transit R9.1 10.2 10.9 R11.3 R11.6 R12.4 R13.4 R14.8 16.0
WaterR 10.0 11.1 10.7 10.7 11.5 11.6 12.2 13.3 13.9
Pipelines, except natural gasR 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.6 5.5 5.5 5.7 5.9 6.5
TotalR 177.4 186.1 193.4 206.0 223.2 233.4 243.4 262.8 283.9
% of GDP                 
Trucking and warehousing R1.2 R1.2 R1.2 R1.2 R1.2 R1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Air R0.8 R0.8 R0.8 R0.8 R0.9 R0.9 0.9 R1.0 1.0
Railroad 0.3 0.4 R0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Transportation servicesa 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Local and interurban                  
passenger transit 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Water transportation 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 R0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Pipelines, except natural gas 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Total 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2 R3.2 3.1 3.2 3.2
% of for-hire transportation                 
Trucking and warehousingR 39.1 38.1 38.5 38.4 38.7 38.1 37.8 37.9 37.5
AirR 25.5 25.3 26.0 27.4 28.0 29.0 29.1 30.1 30.9
Railroad R11.2 11.8 R11.2 R10.7 R10.4 10.1 R9.6 R8.8 8.5
Transportation servicesa R10.3 R10.5 R10.3 R10.1 10.1 R10.1 R10.6 R10.2 10.2
Local and interurban                  
passenger transit 5.1 5.5 R5.6 5.5 5.2 R5.3 5.5 R5.6 5.6
Water transportationR 5.6 6.0 5.5 5.2 5.2 5.0 5.0 5.1 4.9
Pipelines, except natural gas R3.1 R3.0 R2.8 R2.7 R2.5 R2.4 R2.3 2.2 2.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

KEY: R = revised.

a Defined as services incidental to transportation such as forwarding and packing and arranging passenger travel and freight transportation.

SOURCE: 1990-98: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business (Washington, DC: June 2000), table 1.