Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Illinois by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-11: Foreign and Domestic Waterborne Shipments Originating in Illinois by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 94,746,360 100.0
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 37,345,278 39.4
Food and food products 35,404,867 37.4
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 8,254,771 8.7
Petroleum products 6,560,900 6.9
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 1,175,975 1.2
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 552,455 0.6
Primary nonmetal products 421,573 0.4
Chemical fertilizers 221,434 0.2
Primary metal products 119,301 0.1
Manufactured goods 6,120 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 4,683,686 4.9

1 "Domestic" includes intrastate shipments.

2 To protect confidentiality, if three or more vessel operating companies do not carry a particular commodity from a state of origin to a state of destination, then that commodity is reclassified to "unknown and not elsewhere classified products."

SOURCE FOR DATA ON THIS PAGE: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, State to State and Region to Region Commodity Tonnages, Public Domain database, available at http://www.wrsc.usace.army.mil/ndc/datapdom.htm as of Oct. 30, 2001.