Transportation-Related Final Demand: 2006, 2016

billions of chained 2009 dollars
Category 2006 2016
Personal consumption of transportation
995
1,060
Motor vehicles and parts
385
439
Motor vehicle fuels, lubricants, and fluids
274
268
Transportation services
336
353
Gross private domestic investment
222
289
Transportation structures
9
11
Transportation equipment
213
278
Government transportation-related purchases
291
282
Federal purchases
34
36
State and local purchases
242
234
Defense-related purchases
16
12
Exports ( + )
245
320
Imports ( - )
380
470
Total transportation-related final demand
1,372
1,490
U.S. GDP
14,614
16,716

Notes:

Numbers 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/.

Last Updated: October 2017