11 April 2017

Future infrastructure spending in the US

Written by PwC and Oxford Economics
11 April 2017

The report provides an assessment of the potential growth in infrastructure spending in US based on past trends and current opportunities. The Infrastructure spending in the US is expected to grow by approximately 3% per year on average over the forecast period, taking the total from slightly over $700bn in 2014 to more than $975bn by 2025. As a share of US GDP, infrastructure spending is forecast to fall from 4.1% in 2014 to 3.5% by 2025.

For the analysis, the definition of infrastructure is wide-ranging, encompassing a number of broad sectoral groupings and economic activities. We cover the sectors traditionally classified as infrastructure such as transportation and utilities, but also analyze enabling capital projects in sectors such as extraction, manufacturing, and social infrastructure.

Publication Date: 2015

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