Average Intercity Bus Fare Decreased By -13.90% MoM To N1,541.38 in January 2019

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Sunday, February 17 2019 / 08:00 AM / NBS   

 

The Transport fare watch report for January 2019 covers the following categories namely bus journey within the city per drop constant route ; bus journey intercity, state route, charge per person; air fare charge for specified routes single journey; journey by motorcycle (Okada) per drop; and water way passenger transport. 

Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city decreased by -3.60% month-on-month and by -4.78% year-on-year to N175.07 in January 2019 from N181.61 in December 2018. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Abuja FCT (N300.27), Cross River (N307.69) and Zamfara (N302.03) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Enugu (N125.24), Abia (N121.11) and Bauchi (N98.28). 

Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity decreased by -13.90% month-on-month and by -18.43% year-on-year to N1,541.38 in January 2019 from  N1,790.14 in December 2018. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,100.00), Adamawa (N2,290.00) and Ekiti (N2,187.50) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Nasarawa (N146.67), Bauchi (N958.33) and Zamfara (N965.32). 

Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey decreased by -3.20% month-on-month and by -7.84% year-on-year to N30,463.86 in January 2019 from N31,471.62 in December 2018.  States with highest air fare were Anambra (N33,695.03), Abuja FCT (N35,000.00) and Jigawa (N37,500.00) while States with lowest air fare were Oyo (N24,000.91), Nasarawa (N25,000.32), and Katsina (N25,000.00). 

Average fare paid by commuters for journey by motorcycle per drop increased by -3.88% month-on-month and 5.21% year-on-year to N113.76 in January 2019 from N118.35 in December 2018. States with highest journey fare by motorcycle per drop were Kogi (N188.18), Ondo (N184.55) and Rivers (N177.86) while states with lowest journey fare by motorcycle per drop were Adamawa (N50.03) Kebbi (N55.13) and Jigawa (N61.05). 

Average fare paid by passengers for water way passenger transport decreased by -5.53% month-on-month and  -15.81% year-on-year to N537.14 in January 2019 from N568.58 in December 2018. States with highest fare by water way passenger transport were Bayelsa (N1,950.32), Rivers (N1,733.33) and Delta (N1,421.43) while states with lowest fare by water way passenger transport were Borno (N112.59), Niger (N185.25) and Gombe (N180.30).

 

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