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Table 6c Ton-Miles of Freight Shipments by Two-Digit Commodity: 1993, 1997, and 2002
Ton-Miles of Freight Shipments by Two-Digit Commodity: 1993, 1997, and 2002
(Commodity Flow Survey data only)
|SCTG||Commodity description||Ton-miles (billions)||Percentage of total|
|1993||1997||2002 (P)||1993||1997||2002 (P)|
|Ranked by 2002 ton-miles|
|7||Other prepared foodstuffs and fats and oils||127||124||171||5.2||4.7||5.3|
|17||Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel||102||137||130||4.2||5.1||4.1|
|3||Other agricultural products||74||81||122||3.1||3.0||3.8|
|32||Base metal in primary or semifinished forms and in finished basic shapes||70||117||122||2.9||4.4||3.8|
|31||Nonmetallic mineral products||86||91||120||3.5||3.4||3.8|
KEY: SCTG = Standard Classification of Transported Goods; P = preliminary.
NOTE: The CFS totals in this table differ from the larger BTS totals specified in the text and in tables 1, 2, and 3 because they do not include additions to account for the out of scope missing pieces and some in-scope segments that were underrepresented in the CFS, such as waterborne and pipeline shipments.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, based on data from the 1993, 1997, and preliminary 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, January 2004.