90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Rhode Island

90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Rhode Island

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Rhode Island $ 22,788 - 34,536 9,431 - 17,239
Percent of total U.S. shipments 0.2 - 0.2 0.1 - 0.1

Commodity Shipments Originating in Rhode Island by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
43 Mixed freight 10.6 - 29.2
40 Miscellaneous manufactured products 9.8 - 15.8
35 Electronic & other electrical equip & components & office equip 4.8 - 13.4
24 Plastics and rubber 4.4 - 11.4
33 Articles of base metal 4.1 - 8.5
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Commodity Shipments Originating in Rhode Island by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
18 Fuel oils 7.6 - 19.2
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 2.4 - 18.0
11 Natural sands 0.0 - 21.4
31 Nonmetallic mineral products 5.1 - 13.1
7 Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils 0.0 - 14.2
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments for State of Rhode Island by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Massachusetts 18.0 - 26.3
Rhode Island 17.4 - 24.0
New York 5.6 - 10.6
Connecticut 4.7 - 8.3
Pennsylvania 2.5 - 4.8
Florida 2.5 - 4.5
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Destination Percent of weight
Rhode Island 50.5 - 62.8
Massachusetts 19.3 - 29.5
Connecticut 1.8 - 5.7
New York 0.9 - 3.5
New Jersey 0.2 - 3.2
Pennsylvania 0.6 - 1.9
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments for State of Rhode Island by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Rhode Island 16.1 - 26.0
Massachusetts 16.0 - 23.3
Connecticut 5.9 - 11.9
New York 6.1 - 11.4
New Jersey 5.2 - 11.4
Pennsylvania 3.4 - 5.7
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Origin Percent of weight
Rhode Island 37.1 - 52.0
Massachusetts 11.9 - 24.2
Connecticut 4.8 - 11.1
New York 2.6 - 8.5
Maine 0.0 - 5.7
Pennsylvania 1.5 - 3.2
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Rhode Island

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 73.7 - 84.3
Air (incl truck and air) 0.7 - 2.7
Rail (NA)
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes 13.2 - 23.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 13.0 - 22.2
Other and unknown modes 0.2 - 1.6
Total (X)

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 93.3 - 97.3
Air (incl truck and air) (NA)
Rail (NA)
Water (NA)
Pipeline (NA)
Multiple modes (NA)
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.6 - 1.2
Other and unknown modes (NA)
Total (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Rhode Island

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 34.0 - 42.6
50 to 99 miles 9.3 - 14.3
100 to 249 miles 11.4 - 17.0
250 to 499 miles 6.0 - 8.6
500 to 749 miles 3.7 - 7.1
750 to 999 miles 4.5 - 7.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.8 - 8.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 2.6 - 4.2
2,000 miles or more 5.4 - 6.8
Total (X)

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 71.2 - 82.8
50 to 99 miles 7.0 - 8.6
100 to 249 miles 2.9 - 8.1
250 to 499 miles 1.1 - 4.5
500 to 749 miles 0.3 - 1.7
750 to 999 miles 1.8 - 4.2
1,000 to 1,499 miles 0.6 - 1.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.1 - 1.5
2,000 miles or more 0.7 - 1.3
Total (X)

Shipment by Industry Originating in Rhode Island

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.0 - 0.4
31-33 Manufacturing 39.5 - 53.7
42 Wholesale trade 25.3 - 38.9
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.0 - 2.4
45431 Fuel dealers 0.4 - 3.4
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.3 - 31.7
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers (NA)
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.8 - 3.4
Total (X)

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) (NA)
31-33 Manufacturing 17.6 - 38.2
42 Wholesale trade 25.3 - 45.5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (NA)
45431 Fuel dealers 0.0 - 13.0
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.0 - 4.0
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers (NA)
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.0 - 2.6
Total (X)

* Estimate for pipelines exclude 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 and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, 2007 Commodity Flow Survey data, March 2010.