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2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Louisiana

2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Louisiana

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Louisiana $ 269,932 (millions) 475,520 (thousand tons)
Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.3 3.7

Commodity Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 22.3
18 Fuel oils 13.6
20 Basic chemicals 11.4
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 10.3
24 Plastics and rubber 5.1
Other commodities 37.3
Total 100.0

Commodity Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 19.2
18 Fuel oils 14.3
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 11.6
2 Cereal grains 11.5
20 Basic chemicals 10.7
Other commodities 32.7
Total 100.0

Outbound Shipments for State of Louisiana by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Louisiana 57.7
Texas 11.9
Mississippi 4.4
Florida 3.5
California 1.8
Alabama 1.6
Other states 19.1
Total 100.0

State of Destination Percent of weight
Louisiana 71.3
Texas 9.2
Mississippi 3.8
Florida 2.5
Illinois 1.5
Alabama 1.1
Other states 10.7
Total 100.0

Inbound Shipments for State of Louisiana by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Louisiana 56.8
Texas 14.4
Illinois 3.2
Mississippi 2.7
Missouri 1.7
Ohio 1.6
Other states 19.6
Total 100.0

State of Origin Percent of weight
Louisiana 66.6
Illinois 6.6
Missouri 4.7
Texas 4.5
Mississippi 2.6
Arkansas 2.1
Other states 12.9
Total 100.0

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Louisiana

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 37.2
Air (incl truck and air) 0.3
Rail 10.9
Water 14.4
Pipeline 23.5
Multiple modes 12.7
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 3.2
Other and unknown modes 1.0
Total 100.0

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 36.6
Air (incl truck and air) S
Rail 10.0
Water 21.8
Pipeline 21.7
Multiple modes 9.3
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier Z
Other and unknown modes 0.6
Total 100.0

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Louisiana

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 46.2
50 to 99 miles 9.7
100 to 249 miles 13.6
250 to 499 miles 10.1
500 to 749 miles 7.4
750 to 999 miles 6.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 5.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.5
2,000 miles or more 0.1
Total 100.0

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 62.1
50 to 99 miles 8.7
100 to 249 miles 9.7
250 to 499 miles 7.6
500 to 749 miles 4.7
750 to 999 miles 4.1
1,000 to 1,499 miles 2.6
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.7
2,000 miles or more Z
Total 100.0

Shipment by Industry Originating in Louisiana

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.1
31-33 Manufacturing 76.5
42 Wholesale trade 22.0
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.2
45431 Fuel dealers Z
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.5
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.6
Total 100.0

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 4.4
31-33 Manufacturing 66.6
42 Wholesale trade 28.8
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses Z
45431 Fuel dealers Z
4931 Warehousing and storage Z
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers Z
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.1
Total 100.0

* 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
- = Represents data cell equal to zero.
S = Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.
Z = Less than half the unit shown. Represents an estimate that is between zero and half the unit shown, thus, has rounded down to zero.

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.

Updated: Saturday, May 20, 2017