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

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

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Rhode Island $ 16,017.6 - 26,052.4 (millions) 14,859.9 - 23,918.1 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 - 0.3 0.1 - 0.2

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Rhode Island by Value

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of value
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 14.0 - 20.0
Electronic and other electrical equipment and components and office equipment (35) 7.1 - 16.3
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 2.6 - 9.8
Mixed freight (43) 3.2 - 6.8
Textiles, leather, and articles of textiles or leather (30) 3.4 - 6.4
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Leading Commodity Shipments Originating in Rhode Island by Weight

Commodity description (2 digit SCTG) Percent of weight
Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel (17) 14.5 - 39.3
Gravel and crushed stone (12) 7.9 - 16.9
Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils (07) 3.5 - 12.1
Natural sands (11) 3.6 - 10.6
Miscellaneous manufactured products (40) 1.0 - 2.4
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

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

State of destination Percent of value
Massachusetts 14.7 - 22.9
Rhode Island 12.9 - 19.5
New York 4.9 - 8.5
California 4.5 - 7.5
Connecticut 3.5 - 5.1
New Jersey 1.7 - 5.3
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of destination Percent of weight
Rhode Island 42.5 - 55.5
Massachusetts 26.5 - 37.5
Connecticut 4.6 - 10.6
New York 0.4 - 1.8
New Hampshire 0.3 - 1.7
New Jersey 0.3 - 1.3
Other states (X)
Total (X)

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

State of origin Percent of value
Massachusetts 16.4 - 25.6
Rhode Island 15.8 - 21.8
Connecticut 7.3 - 12.3
New Jersey 2.8 - 8.4
New York 3.2 - 6.6
Pennsylvania 2.7 - 4.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of origin Percent of weight
Rhode Island 48.6 - 66.4
Massachusetts 9.1 - 15.1
Connecticut 2.9 - 6.3
New York 1.5 - 4.9
Pennsylvania 0.8 - 2.4
Ohio 0.4 - 2.8
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Rhode Island

Mode of transportation Percent of value Percent of weight
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) 63.0 - 74.6 95.4 - 99.0
Air (including truck and air) 1.1 - 2.7 (NA)
Rail (NA) (NA)
Water (Great Lakes, deep draft and shallow draft) (NA) (NA)
Pipeline* (NA) (NA)
Multiple modes** 18.4 - 30.4 0.5 - 1.1
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service 18.3 - 30.3 0.5 - 1.1
Other and unknown mode 3.1 - 6.7 (NA)
Total (X) (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Rhode Island

Distance shipped Percent of value Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 25.6 - 37.2 72.9 - 85.9
50 to 99 miles 6.8 - 9.2 8.0 - 10.0
100 to 249 miles 9.1 - 14.7 2.7 - 4.3
250 to 499 miles 6.2 - 9.6 0.5 - 1.9
500 to 749 miles 6.8 - 11.8 0.5 - 2.1
750 to 999 miles 7.5 - 13.5 (NA)
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.6 - 7.6 0.5 - 1.9
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.2 - 4.8 0.1 - 0.5
2,000 miles or more 7.9 - 14.1 (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.