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90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Louisiana

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

90 Percent Confidence Intervals for 2007 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Louisiana

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Summary Value Weight
Total shipments originating in Louisiana $ 252,201 - 287,663 430,758 - 520,282
Percent of total U.S. shipments 2.1 - 2.5 3.3 - 4.3

Commodity Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Value

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of value
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 17.5 - 27.1
18 Fuel oils 11.3 - 15.9
20 Basic chemicals 8.3 - 14.5
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 7.8 - 12.8
24 Plastics and rubber 4.3 - 5.9
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Commodity Shipments Originating in Louisiana by Weight

2 Digits SCTG - Commodity Desc. Percent of weight
17 Gasoline and aviation turbine fuel 14.1 - 24.3
18 Fuel oils 10.8 - 17.8
19 Coal and petroleum products, nec 8.3 - 14.9
2 Cereal grains 8.4 - 14.6
20 Basic chemicals 8.4 - 13.0
Other commodities (X)
Total (X)

Outbound Shipments for State of Louisiana by Value and Weight

State of Destination Percent of value
Louisiana 53.2 - 62.1
Texas 10.1 - 13.7
Mississippi 2.9 - 5.9
Florida 2.0 - 5.0
California 1.4 - 2.1
Alabama 1.1 - 2.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Destination Percent of weight
Louisiana 67.3 - 75.3
Texas 7.3 - 11.0
Mississippi 2.1 - 5.4
Florida 0.9 - 4.2
Illinois 1.0 - 2.0
Alabama 0.6 - 1.6
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Inbound Shipments for State of Louisiana by Value and Weight

State of Origin Percent of value
Louisiana 52.4 - 61.1
Texas 11.4 - 17.4
Illinois 2.2 - 4.2
Mississippi 1.9 - 3.5
Missouri 1.0 - 2.3
Ohio 1.1 - 2.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

State of Origin Percent of weight
Louisiana 62.3 - 70.9
Illinois 4.3 - 8.9
Missouri 2.5 - 6.8
Texas 3.2 - 5.8
Mississippi 1.4 - 3.7
Arkansas 1.1 - 3.1
Other states (X)
Total (X)

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Louisiana

Mode of Transportation Percent of value
Truck 35.2 - 39.2
Air (incl truck and air) 0.1 - 0.5
Rail 8.4 - 13.4
Water 11.8 - 17.0
Pipeline 19.5 - 27.5
Multiple modes 10.2 - 15.2
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 2.5 - 3.9
Other and unknown modes 0.7 - 1.3
Total (X)

Mode of Transportation Percent of weight
Truck 31.3 - 41.9
Air (incl truck and air) (NA)
Rail 6.5 - 13.5
Water 18.8 - 24.8
Pipeline 17.4 - 26.0
Multiple modes 6.7 - 11.9
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier (NA)
Other and unknown modes 0.3 - 0.9
Total (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Louisiana

Distance Shipped Percent of value
Less than 50 miles 39.9 - 52.5
50 to 99 miles 7.2 - 12.2
100 to 249 miles 10.8 - 16.4
250 to 499 miles 8.9 - 11.3
500 to 749 miles 5.9 - 8.9
750 to 999 miles 5.4 - 7.4
1,000 to 1,499 miles 3.1 - 7.1
1,500 to 1,999 miles 1.2 - 1.8
2,000 miles or more 0.1 - 0.1
Total (X)

Distance Shipped Percent of weight
Less than 50 miles 55.5 - 68.7
50 to 99 miles 5.2 - 12.2
100 to 249 miles 6.7 - 12.7
250 to 499 miles 6.1 - 9.1
500 to 749 miles 3.4 - 6.0
750 to 999 miles 3.3 - 4.9
1,000 to 1,499 miles 1.4 - 3.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles 0.5 - 0.9
2,000 miles or more (NA)
Total (X)

Shipment by Industry Originating in Louisiana

NAICS - Industry Percent of value
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 0.1 - 0.1
31-33 Manufacturing 73.9 - 79.1
42 Wholesale trade 19.5 - 24.5
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses 0.0 - 0.4
45431 Fuel dealers (NA)
4931 Warehousing and storage 0.2 - 0.8
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers 0.1 - 0.1
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.3 - 0.9
Total (X)

NAICS - Industry Percent of weight
212 Mining (except oil and gas) 2.2 - 6.6
31-33 Manufacturing 59.5 - 73.7
42 Wholesale trade 22.0 - 35.6
4541 Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (NA)
45431 Fuel dealers (NA)
4931 Warehousing and storage (NA)
5111 Newspaper, periodical, book, and directory publishers (NA)
551114 Corporate, subsidiary, and regional managing offices 0.0 - 0.3
Total (X)

* 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
(NA): Not available
(X): Not applicable

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.