U.S. Transportation and Economic Trends
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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.
Passenger miles is the summation of all modes from table 1-40 less transit motor bus and demand response.
Ton-miles from 1990-2011 is the summation of all modes from table 1-50.
Chained (2012) dollar series are calculated as the product of the chain-type quantity index and the 2012 current-dollar value of the corresponding series, divided by 100. Because the formula for the chain-type quantity indexes uses weights of more than one period, the corresponding chained-dollar estimates are usually not additive. The residual line is the difference between the first line and the sum of the most detailed lines.
To make all the data comparable, all index data are using year 2012 as the base year.
This table is not comparable with the previous' version.
Chained 2005 dollars estimates for earlier years can be found in the 2013 edition of NTS, table 3-10.
Chained 2007 dollars estimates for earlier years can be found in the 2014 edition of NTS, table 3-10.
Chained 2009 dollars estimates for earlier years can be found in the 2015 edition of NTS, table 3-10.
KEY: R = revised, U = data are not available.
a Annual estimates as of July 1 of each year. Data include Armed Forces abroad.
b Industrial Production Index covers manufacturing, mining, and utilities.
As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-40, available at https://www.bts.gov as of Mar. 18, 2021.
As cited in U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics, table 1-50, available at https://www.bts.gov as of Mar. 18, 2021.
1990-99: U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States (Washington, DC: Annual Issues), table 2, available at http://www.census.gov/ as of Aug. 4, 2011.
2000-20: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Estimates, available at https://www.census.gov/data/datasets/time-series/demo/popest/2010s-national-total.html as of Mar. 18, 2021.
Industrial Production Index:
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (US), Industrial Production: Total Index, retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; available at https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/INDPRO as of Mar. 18, 2021.
Gross Domestic Product:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, tables 1.1.5 and 1.1.6, available at https://apps.bea.gov/iTable/index_nipa.cfm as of Mar. 18, 2021.