U.S. Department of Commerce

The 2012 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book


This section presents data on civil air transportation, both passenger and cargo, and on water transportation, including inland waterways, ocean-borne commerce, the merchant marine, cargo, and vessel tonnages. This section also presents statistics on revenues, passenger and freight traffic volume, and employment in various revenue-producing modes of the transportation industry, including motor vehicles, trains, and pipelines. Data are also presented on highway mileage and finances, motor vehicle travel, accidents, and registrations; and characteristics of public transit, railroads, and pipelines.

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Air Transportation Fatalities and Complaints

1077 - Worldwide Airline Fatalities [Excel 27k] | [PDF 65k]

1078 - Aircraft Accidents [Excel 36k] | [PDF 65k]

1079 - U.S. Carrier Delays, Cancellations, and Diversions [Excel 29k] | [PDF 65k]

1080 - On-Time Flight Arrivals and Departures at Major U.S. Airports: 2010 [Excel 24k] | [PDF 68k]

1081 - Consumer Complaints Against U.S. Airlines [Excel 33k] | [PDF 67k]

Airline Operations and Traffic

1073 - U.S. Scheduled Airline Industry--Summary [Excel 34k] | [PDF 69k]

1074 - Airline Cost Indexes [Excel 32k] | [PDF 69k]

1075 - Top 40 Airports in 2009--Passengers Enplaned [Excel 32k] | [PDF 61k]

1076 - Domestic Airline Markets: 2009 [Excel 26k] | [PDF 61k]

1082 - Commuter/Regional Airline Operations Summary [Excel 22k] | [PDF 69k]

1083 - Airports, Aircraft, and Airmen [Excel 42k] | [PDF 69k]

All Modes of Transportation

1063 - Transportation-Related Components of U.S. Gross Domestic Product [Excel 56k] | [PDF 63k]

1064 - Employment in Transportation and Warehousing [Excel 30k] | [PDF 63k]

1065 - Transportation and Warehousing--Establishments, Employees, and Payroll by Kind of Business (NAICS Basis) [Excel 57k] | [PDF 64k]

1066 - Transportation and Warehousing--Establishments, Revenue, Payroll, and Employees by Industry [Excel 31k] | [PDF 57k]

1067 - Transportation and Warehousing--Nonemployer Establishments and Receipts by Kind of Business [Excel 32k] | [PDF 57k]

1068 - Transportation System Mileage Within the U.S. [Excel 33k] | [PDF 56k]

1069 - U.S. Aircraft, Vehicles, and Other Conveyances [Excel 37k] | [PDF 56k]

1070 - Shipment Characteristics by Mode of Transportation [Excel 30k] | [PDF 62k]

1071 - Hazardous Shipments by Mode of Transportation [Excel 32k] | [PDF 62k]

1072 - Transportation Accidents, Deaths, and Injuries [Excel 49k] | [PDF 54k]

Highway Financing

1091 - Funding for Highways and Disposition of Highway-User Revenue [Excel 29k] | [PDF 74k]

1092 - Federal Aid to State and Local Governments for Highway Trust Fund by State: 2009 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 74k]

1093 - State Motor Fuel Tax Receipts, and Gasoline Tax Rates [Excel 34k] | [PDF 74k]

1094 - Public Obligations for Highways--Changes in Indebtedness During the Year [Excel 30k] | [PDF 69k]

1095 - State Disbursements for Highways by State [Excel 36k] | [PDF 69k]

1119 - Federal Aid to State and Local Governments for Federal Transit Administration (FTA) by State: 2009 [Excel 31k] | [PDF 70k]

Highway Infrastructure and Use

1088 - Highway Mileage--Urban and Rural by Ownership [Excel 29k] | [PDF 70k]

1089 - Highway Mileage by State--Functional Systems and Urban/Rural: 2009 [Excel 34k] | [PDF 70k]

1090 - Bridge Inventory--Total, Deficient, Obsolete, and by State [Excel 38k] | [PDF 65k]

1099 - Roadway Congestion by Urbanized Area: 2007 [Excel 39k] | [PDF 74k]

1100 - Commuting to Work by State: 2009 [Excel 42k] | [PDF 60k]

1101 - Motor Vehicle Distance Traveled by Type of Vehicle [Excel 39k] | [PDF 67k]

1102 - Domestic Motor Fuel Consumption by Type of Vehicle [Excel 39k] | [PDF 67k]

Motor Vehicle Accidents and Fatalities

1103 - Motor Vehicle Accidents--Number and Deaths [Excel 42k] | [PDF 74k]

1104 - Traffic Fatalities by State [Excel 37k] | [PDF 74k]

1105 - Fatal Motor Vehicle Accidents--National Summary [Excel 46k] | [PDF 68k]

1106 - Motor Vehicle Occupants and Nonoccupants Killed and Injured [Excel 36k] | [PDF 70k]

1107 - Vehicles Involved in Crashes by Vehicle Type, Rollover Occurrence, and Crash Severity: 2009 [Excel 27k] | [PDF 70k]

1108 - Speeding-Related Traffic Fatalities by State, Road Type, and Speed Limit: 2009 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 70k]

1109 - Distracted Drivers--Crashes/Road Fatalities and Injuries [Excel 29k] | [PDF 74k]

1110 - Fatalities by Highest Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in the Crash [Excel 29k] | [PDF 72k]

1111 - Traffic Fatalities by State and Highest Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) in the Crash: 2009 [Excel 30k] | [PDF 72k]

1112 - Crashes by Crash Severity [Excel 27k] | [PDF 64k]

1113 - Alcohol Involvement for Drivers in Fatal Crashes [Excel 31k] | [PDF 64k]

1114 - Licensed Drivers and Number in Accidents by Age: 2009 [Excel 46k] | [PDF 64k]

Motor Vehicle Registrations, Alternative Fueled Vehicles

1096 - State Motor Vehicle Registrations [Excel 29k] | [PDF 63k]

1097 - Alternative Fueled Vehicles and Estimated Consumption of Vehicle Fuels by Fuel Type [Excel 34k] | [PDF 63k]

1098 - State Motor Vehicle Registrations, and Licensed Drivers and Motorcycle Registrations by State [Excel 45k] | [PDF 70k]

Trucks, Railroads, Pipelines

1120 - Truck Transportation, Couriers and Messengers, and Warehousing and Storage-Estimated Revenue [Excel 31k] | [PDF 61k]

1121 - Truck Transportation-Summary [Excel 31k] | [PDF 61k]

1122 - Railroads, Class 1--Summary [Excel 41k] | [PDF 68k]

1123 - Railroads, Class-1 Line-Haul-Revenue Freight Originated by Commodity Group [Excel 34k] | [PDF 66k]

1124 - Railroads, Class-1 Cars of Revenue Freight Loaded and by Commodity Group [Excel 33k] | [PDF 66k]

1125 - Petroleum Pipeline Companies--Characteristics [Excel 27k] | [PDF 66k]

U.S. Postal Service

1126 - U.S. Postal Service Rates for Letters and Postcards [Excel 36k] | [PDF 66k]

1127 - U.S. Postal Service-Summary [Excel 49k] | [PDF 73k]

Urban Transit

1115 - Passenger Transit Industry--Summary [Excel 39k] | [PDF 65k]

1116 - Top Twenty Cities--Transit Savings [Excel 29k] | [PDF 65k]

1117 - Characteristics of Rail Transit by Transit Authority: 2009 [Excel 42k] | [PDF 62k]

1118 - Transit Ridership in Selected Urbanized Areas: 2009 [Excel 29k] | [PDF 70k]

Water Transportation

1084 - Freight Carried on Major U.S. Waterways [Excel 28k] | [PDF 66k]

1085 - Waterborne Commerce by Type of Commodity [Excel 38k] | [PDF 66k]

1086 - Top U.S. Ports by Tons of Traffic: 2009 [Excel 35k] | [PDF 69k]

1087 - Top U.S. Ports/Waterways by Container Traffic: 2009 [Excel 33k] | [PDF 69k]

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2012 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: June 27, 2012