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U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Attributed to Transportation Functions

(Billions of current dollars)

Dataset Excel: 

On July 27, 2018, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the results of the comprehensive, or benchmark, revision of the national income and product accounts (NIPAs) which resulted in many changes relative to previously published results.

This table is not comparable with the previous'  version since the categories for "Export" and "Import" were changed based on US Bureau of Economic Analysis' reports.


KEY: R = revised.

a Sum of total Personal consumption of transportation, total Gross private domestic investment, Net exports of transportation-related goods and services, and total Government transportation-related purchases

bExports minus Imports.

c Federal purchases and State and local purchases are the sum of consumption expenditures and gross investment.

d Defense-related purchases are the sum of transportation of material and travel.


U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, tables 1.1.5, 2.4.5, 3.11.5, 3.15.5, 4.2.5, 5.4.5, 5.5.5, and 5.7.5B, available at as of Sept. 17, 2019.