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Figure 5-3 Productivity in Select Transportation Industries: 1987–2014

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Figure 5-3 Productivity in Select Transportation Industries: 1987–2014

KEY: R = revised.

1Based on the number of paid hours. Real gross domestic product (GDP) in the business and nonfarm business sectors is the basis of the output components of the productivity measures. These output components are based on and are consistent with the National Income and Product Accounts, including the GDP measure, prepared by the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

NOTES: In 2009, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revised its data for air transportation output per hour worked to include both full-time and part-time workers. Prior to 2009, BLS assumed all air transportation workers were full-time employees.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Industry Productivity, available at www.bls.gov/lpc/ as of July 2015.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017