Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Illinois by Commodity: 2000

Table 3-14: Domestic Waterborne Shipments to Illinois by Commodity: 2000

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Commodity Short tons Percent of total
Total 29,731,922 100.0
Sand, gravel, shells, clay, salt, and slag 8,098,828 27.2
Petroleum products 4,229,533 14.2
Primary metal products 3,792,283 12.8
Chemicals excluding fertilizers 3,235,151 10.9
Coal, lignite, and coal coke 2,547,738 8.6
Primary nonmetal products 2,362,804 7.9
Chemical fertilizers 1,484,964 5.0
Food and food products 915,306 3.1
Iron ore, iron, and steel waste and scrap 472,428 1.6
Lumber, logs, wood chips, and pulp 384,398 1.3
Non-ferrous ores and scrap 175,502 0.6
Manufactured goods 3,389 <0.1
Unknown and not elsewhere classified products2 2,029,598 6.8

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.