Table 17. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by NAICS Code: 2002

Table 17. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by NAICS Code: 2002

[Estimates are based on data from the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]

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NAICS Code 1 Commodity Description Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles
per shipment
2002
(million $)
Percent 2002
(thousands)
Percent 2002
(millions)
Percent
Total 660,181 100.0 2,191,519 100.0 326,727 100.0 136
422700 Petroleum and Petroleum Products Wholesalers 235,248 35.6 873,650 39.9 68,168 20.9 34
324000 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 186,726 28.3 873,138 39.8 132,413 40.5 127
325000 Chemical Manufacturing 103,790 15.7 273,889 12.5 81,627 25.0 574
551114 Corporate, Subsidiary, and Regional Managing Offices 32,279 4.9 76,773 3.5 20,041 6.1 217
422600 Chemical and Allied Products Wholesalers 17,240 2.6 31,627 1.4 3,668 1.1 292
Others 84,898 12.9 62,443 2.8 20,809 6.4 151

KEY:
– Represents an estimate equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of highly sampling variability or poor response quality.

1 NAICS codes were selected based on estimated tons without sampling variability.

SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Hazmat Data, December 2004.