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

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

(Current $ billions)

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  1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
TOTAL U.S. GDP 8,747.0 9,268.4 9,817.0 10,128.0 10,487.0 11,004.0
For-hire transportation services GDP, total 273.7 287.4 301.6 296.9 304.4 319.3
Air transportation 52.5 54.9 57.7 50.0 50.0 56.5
Rail transportation 24.5 24.7 25.5 25.6 25.8 26.6
Water transportation 6.5 6.4 7.2 7.4 7.0 7.7
Truck transportation 86.2 89.8 92.8 93.3 95.4 97.2
Transit and ground passenger transportation 13.8 14.4 14.5 15.1 15.8 16.3
Pipeline transportation 9.2 9.2 8.7 9.2 9.7 7.6
Other transportation and support activities 59.9 64.8 70.2 71.4 72.5 75.5
Warehousing and storage 21.1 23.2 25.0 25.1 28.3 31.9
Percent of U.S. GDP            
For-hire transportation services 3.1% 3.1% 3.1% 2.9% 2.9% 2.9%
Air transportation 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5% 0.5% 0.5%
Rail transportation 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Water transportation 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Truck transportation 1.0% 1.0% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9% 0.9%
Transit and ground passenger transportation 0.2% 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.1%
Pipeline transportation 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Other transportation and support activities 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7% 0.7%
Warehousing and storage 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Percent of for-hire transportation services GDP            
Air transportation 19.2% 19.1% 19.1% 16.8% 16.4% 17.7%
Rail transportation 9.0% 8.6% 8.5% 8.6% 8.5% 8.3%
Water transportation 2.4% 2.2% 2.4% 2.5% 2.3% 2.4%
Truck transportation 31.5% 31.2% 30.8% 31.4% 31.3% 30.4%
Transit and ground passenger transportation 5.0% 5.0% 4.8% 5.1% 5.2% 5.1%
Pipeline transportation 3.4% 3.2% 2.9% 3.1% 3.2% 2.4%
Other transportation and support activities 21.9% 22.5% 23.3% 24.0% 23.8% 23.6%
Warehousing and storage 7.7% 8.1% 8.3% 8.5% 9.3% 10.0%

KEY: U = unavailable

NOTES

Data in this table have been completely revised from last year based on the Comprehensive Revision of the National Income and Product Accounts by the Bureau of Economic Anaylsis. One element of the revision, reflected in this table, is a switch from the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

SOURCE

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Industry Economic Accounts, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov as of Dec. 20, 2004.

Updated: Sunday, May 21, 2017