Table A5: Estimates of Annual Domestic Commodity Inflows to Illinois

Table A5: Estimates of Annual Domestic Commodity Inflows to Illinois

Excluding energy1

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Commodity Observed
inflows
(000s of metric tons)
Estimated
inflows
(000s of metric tons)
Percentage
error
Distance
ratio2
Apparel or other finished textile products 276 257 -6.7 0.7
Chemicals or allied products 10,705 9,858 -7.9 0.9
Clay, concrete, glass, or stone products 4,372 4,014 -8.2 0.6
Electrical machinery, equipment, or supplies 677 598 -11.7 0.6
Fabricated metal products 1,269 1,272 0.2 0.7
Farm products 646 1,709 164.5 0.9
Food or kindred products 7,956 10,725 34.8 1.0
Forest and fishing products 5 8 61.0 0.7
Furniture or fixtures 338 324 -4.4 0.7
Instruments, photographic goods, optical goods, watches, or clocks 55 75 38.0 0.7
Leather or leather products 43 28 -35.0 0.7
Lumber or wood products, excluding furniture 3,309 2,910 -12.1 1.0
Machinery, excluding electrical 610 669 9.7 0.6
Miscellaneous products or manufacturing 278 261 -6.0 0.6
Ordnance or accessories 15 8 -42.7 N/A
Primary metal products 6,710 5,591 -16.7 0.7
Pulp, paper, or allied products 4,117 5,008 21.6 0.3
Rubber or miscellaneous plastics products 1,190 1,054 -11.5 0.8
Textile mill products 336 277 -17.6 0.7
Tobacco products, excluding insecticides 6 12 105 0.6
Transportation equipment 1,460 1,597 9.4 0.8
Waste or scrap materials 1,115 811 -27.3 0.7
Total, all commodities 45,488 47,066 3.5 0.7
Weighted average error: 18.3%
Mean absolute error: 29.6%

1 Energy commodities include mining, petroleum, and coal products.

2 Distance ratio is the average shipment distance for the commodity to the state divided by the national average.

Key: N/A = not applicable.

Note: Observed inflows are obtained from the 1993 Commodity Flow survey. Estimates are derived from the inflows to the the five-state Great Lakes Region (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin).