90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Louisiana

90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2002 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Louisiana

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Louisiana $ 130,871.4 - 148,814.6 (millions) 442,700.0 - 548,706.0 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 1.6 - 1.8 3.8 - 4.7

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 12.8 - 18.8
Basic chemicals (20) 10.3 - 16.5
Fuel oils (18) 5.3 - 11.3
Cereal grains (02) 3.6 - 8.6
Plastics and rubber (24) 3.8 - 6.2
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 15.4 - 24.4
Cereal grains (02) 12.1 - 25.1
Fuel oils (18) 7.9 - 16.9
Basic chemicals (20) 7.2 - 11.8
Coal and petroleum products, n.e.c. (19) 4.8 - 8.8
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments from the State of Louisiana
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of destination Percent of value
Louisiana 51.5 - 57.5
Texas 8.0 - 10.0
Florida 3.4 - 6.8
Mississippi 2.6 - 4.6
Illinois 1.9 - 3.9
Alabama 1.4 - 4.0
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Louisiana 64.6 - 74.6
Texas 4.8 - 8.4
Florida 3.3 - 7.7
Mississippi 1.5 - 4.5
Illinois 0.9 - 2.5
Kentucky 0.5 - 2.5
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments to the State of Louisiana
Leading States by Value and Weight

State of origin Percent of value
Louisiana 42.5 - 53.1
Texas 9.3 - 13.3
Illinois 4.2 - 4.8
Mississippi 2.8 - 4.8
Georgia 0.6 - 5.2
California 1.3 - 3.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Louisiana 56.2 - 66.8
Illinois 6.5 - 9.1
Texas 2.0 - 6.4
Minnesota 2.2 - 5.6
Iowa 1.4 - 3.0
Missouri 1.1 - 3.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Louisiana

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 37.1 - 42.3 20.3 - 32.3
Air (including truck and air) (NA) (NA)
Rail 9.4 - 15.0 4.7 - 7.3
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) 21.3 - 28.9 36.3 - 52.9
Pipeline* 11.6 - 20.8 13.0 - 26.6
Multiple modes** 3.0 - 5.0 0.5 - 1.1
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 2.4 - 4.4 (NA)
Other and unknown mode 1.1 - 4.1 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Louisiana

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 40.0 - 46.2 57.0 - 66.0
50 to 99 miles 7.4 - 11.4 5.4 - 9.8
100 to 249 miles 8.8 - 14.8 5.3 - 8.3
250 to 499 miles 8.8 - 11.8 4.7 - 8.3
500 to 749 miles 8.5 - 12.9 6.7 - 10.7
750 to 999 miles 5.9 - 9.3 2.8 - 4.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 4.3 - 5.9 (NA)
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.2 - 2.2 0.2 - 0.6
2,000 miles or more 0.1 - 0.5 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

* Estimate for pipelines excludes shipments of crude petroleum.
** Multiple modes inlcudes Parcel, U.S.P.S or Courier, Truck-Rail, Truck-Water, Rail-Water and Other multiple modes.

(NA) Not available

(X) Not applicable

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Research and Innovative Technology Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2005.