Appendix C

Cost Shares of the Factor Inputs in Trucking
(Basic growth accounting without land)

Year
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

Labor Weight: Share
Weight of
of labor costs in
Capital Weight Intermediate
industry output
(Residual)
Inputs
'(1)
'(2)
'(3)
0.41
0.19
0.47
0.35
0.18
0.48
0.34
0.17
0.49
0.32
0.160
0.53
0.32
0.16
0.52
0.31
0.16
0.53
0.31
0.16
0.52
0.31
0.17
0.52
0.31
0.16
0.53
0.3
0.16
0.54
0.3
0.16
0.53
0.29
0.18
0.53
0.29
0.17
0.55
0.28
0.15
0.57
0.3
0.16
0.55
0.29
0.17
0.53
0.31
0.19
0.51

NOTE and SOURCES: Data on labor and intermediate purchases:
BEA, Annual Industry Accounts:
http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn2/gdpbyind_data.htm. The share of
capital was calculated as a residual.

APPENDIX D
BEA LABOR DATA FOR TRUCK TRANSPORTATION - NAICS AND SIC
NAICS: BEA Internet Site

Year

1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

Full-Time
Equivalen
t
Employee
s
(thousand
s)
'(1)

1,247
1,296
1,323
1,341
1,297
1,283

Compens
ation of
employee
s ($
millions)
'(2)

$53,663
$56,780
$60,281
$60,867
$59,866
$60,789

Compens
ation of
employee
s ($
billions)
'(3)

$53.7
$56.8
$60.3
$60.9
$59.9
$60.8

SIC (87): BEA Internet SiteExtrapolating NAICS
Data from SIC Data

Full-Time
Equivalen Labor
ts
Compena
(thousan tion ($
ds)
millions)
'(4)
'(5)
1,426
1,308
1,335
1,311
1,296
1,298
1,371
1,448
1,505
1,542
1,586
1,650
1,715
1,751

$42,806
$41,138
$42,699
$44,302
$45,203
$47,572
$50,368
$54,608
$57,376
$59,348
$62,963
$67,221
$71,687
$75,570

Full-Time
Equivalent Compens
Employee ation of
s
employee
(thousand s ($
s)
millions)
'(6)
'(7)
1,077
988
1,009
991
979
981
1,036
1,094
1,137
1,165
1,198
1,247
1,296
1,323

$34,146
$32,815
$34,060
$35,339
$36,058
$37,947
$40,178
$43,560
$45,768
$47,341
$50,225
$53,621
$57,184
$60,281

Compensati
on of
employees
($ billions)
'(8)
$34.1
$32.8
$34.1
$35.3
$36.1
$37.9
$40.2
$43.6
$45.8
$47.3
$50.2

NOTE: The data in columns 4 and 5 reflect the reclassification of air couriers from trucking and
warehousing to transportation by air.
SOURCES: Labor data under NAICS were obtained from table 6.5D at the BEA internet site:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/nipaweb/TableView.asp?SelectedTable=186&FirstYear=2002&last year=2003
&Freq=Year.
Labor data under SIC (1987) were obtained from table 6.5C (full-time equivalent employees) at the
BEA internet site:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/nipaweb/TableViewasp?SelectedTable=185&FirstYear=1999&last year=2000.
&Freq=Year.

APPENDIX E
CAPITAL INPUT INDEX

Year

Structures
and
Equipment
Index

Land
Index

1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

65.31
67.34
67.80
65.19
62.69
59.84
61.51
69.66
78.75
82.45
90.11
94.58
97.67
100.00
97.84
95.18
93.63

33.36
34.10
35.28
37.10
39.57
41.84
43.60
47.33
54.78
60.22
70.02
80.72
90.68
100.00
106.69
109.54
111.68

Structures
Combined
and
Capital
Equipment Land Cost
Input
Cost Share
Share
Index
0.9743
0.9747
0.9730
0.9711
0.9680
0.9654
0.9648
0.9659
0.9656
0.9626
0.9585
0.9534
0.9479
0.9425
0.9342
0.9296
0.9271

0.0257
0.0253
0.0270
0.0289
0.0320
0.0346
0.0352
0.0341
0.0344
0.0374
0.0415
0.0466
0.0521
0.0575
0.0658
0.0704
0.0729

63.64
65.61
66.09
63.72
61.46
58.87
60.54
68.46
77.46
81.24
89.00
93.80
97.28
100.00
98.36
96.04
94.72

Sources: For data on structures and equipment: BEA Fixed Assets
Accounts at: http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/FA2004/Detail/Index.html;
Other data were calculated by BTS as described in the text.

APPENDIX F
COST SHARES OF THE FACTOR INPUTS
IN TRUCKING
(Tornqvist methodology with land input)

Year

Intermediate
Inputs

Capital

Labor

1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003

0.474
0.490
0.499
0.534
0.522
0.534
0.524
0.524
0.532
0.547
0.540
0.537
0.553
0.570
0.552
0.538
0.512

0.188
0.181
0.183
0.165
0.174
0.169
0.179
0.180
0.170
0.164
0.172
0.168
0.158
0.145
0.149
0.165
0.176

0.339
0.329
0.317
0.301
0.304
0.296
0.297
0.296
0.298
0.289
0.288
0.294
0.289
0.285
0.299
0.297
0.312

Sources: Data for output, labor, and intermediate inputs
were obtained from BEA Industry Accounts at:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn2/gdpbyind_data.htm
Data for fixed assets, from Fixed Assets Accounts at:
http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/FA2004/Details/Index.html

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