Transportation-Related Final Demand: 2007, 2017

billions of chained 2012 dollars
Category 2007 2017
Personal consumption of transportation
1,205
1,346
Motor vehicles and parts
427
507
Motor vehicle fuels, lubricants, and fluids
420
421
Transportation services
358
418
Gross private domestic investment
208
278
Transportation structures
10
13
Transportation equipment
198
264
Government transportation-related purchases
324
310
Federal purchases
35
40
State and local purchases
266
257
Defense-related purchases
23
14
Exports ( + )
296
357
Imports ( - )
422
524
Total transportation-related final demand
1,612
1,778
U.S. GDP
15,626
18,051

Notes:

Data may not add to totals due to rounding. Transportation-related final demand measures the size of transportation functions in relation to the GDP. It includes the transportation portion of the four components of the GDP: personal consumption, gross private domestic investment, government purchases, and net exports of goods and services.

Sources:

As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 3-4, available at https://www.bts.gov/nts.

Last Updated: November 2018