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INDUSTRY SNAPSHOTS 2017 (PDF)

Industry Snapshots 2017, developed by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, uses information from the 2016 Transportation Satellite Accounts (TSAs) and other sources to highlight the role of for-hire and business-related in-house transportation in the production process for all of the non-transportation sectors listed in the U.S. Input Output (I-O) accounts.  They are:

  • natural resources and mining,
  • manufacturing, constructions,
  • utilities,
  • wholesale and retail trade,
  • services, and
  • government

Industry Snapshots presents the latest available data on the:

  • sector’s contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) – nationally and by State in 2016;
  • the sector’s use of transportation by mode in 2016;
  • the amount of transportation the sector requires to produce one dollar of output in 2016;
  • number of transportation (e.g., airline and commercial pilots, bus drivers, etc.) and material moving (e.g., cleaners of vehicles, dredge operators, etc.) workers employed by the sector in 2016;
  • the median annual wage for selected transportation occupations in the sector in 2016;
  • the number of trucks and number of truck miles accumulated by the sector in 2002; and
  • shipment characteristics (for selected sectors) in 2012.