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Average Intracity Transport Fare Increases to N122 in Jan'17 from N84.29 in Dec'16

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017/ 12:30 PM /NBS

The transport fare watch report for January 2017 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 dropped by 17.72% month-on-month and increased by 58.35% year-on-year to N122 in January 2017 from N84.29 in December 2016.

States with highest bus journey fare within city  in January 2017 were Abuja (N290.55), Cross River (N210) & Adamawa (N200) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city  in January 2017 were Borno (N50), Yobe (N65) & Bauchi/Bayelsa (N70).

Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity dropped by 12.29% month-on-month and increased by 31.02% year-on-year to N122.83 in January 2017 from N149.28 in December 2016.

States with highest bus journey within city  in January 2017 were Abuja (N4,960), Adamawa (N3,500.45) & Lagos (N2,207.14) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city  in January 2017 were Katsina (N742.86), Ebonyi (N700) & Abia (N593.33).

Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey increased by 0.15% month-on-month and 31.33% year-on-year to N30,793.43 in January 2017 from N30,747.71 in December 2016.

States with highest air fare in January 2017 were Edo (N40,000), Adamawa (N37,700) & Delta (N35,900) while States with lowest air fare in January 2017 were Kebbi (N25,000), Kaduna (N23,308.48) & Katsina (N18,900.93).

Average fare paid by commuters for journey by motorcycle per drop dropped by 14.17% month-on-month and increased by 24.82% year-on-year to N94.22 in January 2017 from N109.77 in December 2016.

States with highest journey fare by motorcycle per drop in January 2017 were Akwa Ibom (N158.75), Abia (N155.38) & Edo (N154.67) while states with lowest journey fare by motorcycle per drop in January 2017 were Kaduna (N56), Ekiti (N53.89) & Plateau (N53.33).

Average fare paid by passengers for water way passenger  transport dropped by 12.73% month-on-month and increased by 22.34% year-on-year to N592.68 in January 2017 from N679.11 in December 2016.

States with highest fare by water way passenger  transport in January 2017 were Bauchi (N2,228.57), Delta (N1,833.33) & Cross River (N1,750.89) while states with lowest fare by water way passenger  transport in January 2017 were Abuja (N220.55), Gombe (N150.00) & borno (N117.17).











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