Transportation’s Contribution to the Economy

Transportation Satellite Accounts

Measures the contribution of for-hire, in-house, and household transportation to the economy and amount of transportation required to produce goods and services.

Transportation services contributed $1,240.8 billion (6.0%) to enhanced GDP
Enhanced GDP = U.S. GDP $20,580.2 billion + contribution of household transportation $348.5 billion.

Annual Updates Available: https://www.bts.gov/satellite-accounts
Visualizations and Additional Data: https://data.bts.gov/stories/s/smrm-36nv/