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90-Percent Confidence Intervals for 1993 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Mississippi

Tabulation by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation

Value
Summary
Total shipments originating in Mississippi (in billion $ and million tons) 49.82 - 62.78

Percent of total U.S. shipments (preliminary U.S. estimate) 0.82 - 1.04

Commodity Shipments Originating in Mississippi Ranked by Value Commodity Shipments Originating in Mississippi Ranked by Wei
Commodity Percent of value Commodity
11.0 - 16.5
Food or kindred products .............................................................................................................. Lumber or wood products, excluding furniture ...............................................................
3.8 - 13.9
Petroleum or coal products ..............................................................................................................
Petroleum or coal products ............................................................................................
6.2 - 9.8
Chemicals or allied products ..............................................................................................................
Nonmetallic minerals ......................................................................................................
2.4 - 12.6
Miscellaneous freight shipments ..............................................................................................................
Food or kindred products ...............................................................................................
4.6 - 8.4
Electrical machinery, equipment, or supplies ..............................................................................................................
Chemicals or allied products ..........................................................................................
Other commodities ...................................................................................... (NA) Other commodities ....................................................................................
Total ................................................................................................................. (X) Total ............................................................................................................

Domestic Destinations of Shipments Originating in Mississippi Domestic Destinations of Shipments Originating in Mississipp
Ranked by Value Ranked by Weight
State Percent of value State
Mississippi ..............................................................................................................25.3 - 32.2 Mississippi ..........................................................................................................
Texas .............................................................................................................. 6.7 - 8.7 Louisiana ..........................................................................................................
Louisiana .............................................................................................................. 5.4 - 7.4 Florida ..........................................................................................................
Tennessee .............................................................................................................. 5.3 - 7.3 Alabama ..........................................................................................................
Alabama .............................................................................................................. 4.1 - 5.7 Tennessee ..........................................................................................................
Florida .............................................................................................................. 3.6 - 5.9 Texas ..........................................................................................................
Other States ............................................................................................... (NA) Other States ................................................................................................
Total ............................................................................................................... (X) Total ............................................................................................................

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Mississippi
Modes Percent of value
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service ....................................................................................... 2.4 - 3.8
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) ........................................................... 78.4 - 86.1
Air (including truck and air) .................................................................................................................................. 0.1 - 0.5
Rail .......................................................................................................................................................................... 4.1 - 6.1
Water (inland water, Great Lakes, deep sea, truck and water, and rail and water) ........................................................... 0.6 - 1.2
Pipeline* .................................................................................................................................................................. 0.5 - 2.1
Truck and rail intermodal combination ................................................................................................................................................ 0.3 - 0.7
Other intermodal (truck and pipeline, inland and Gt. Lakes, inland and deep sea) ........................................................... 0.7 - 4.3
Other, unknown, and withheld for sampling and disclosure reasons ........................................................... 2.0 - 6.2
Total .......................................................................................................................................................................... (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Mississippi
Distance Percent of value
Less than 50 miles .......................................................................................................................................... 16.1 - 22.7
50 to 99 miles .......................................................................................................................................................... 8.1 - 10.1
100 to 249 miles ......................................................................................................................................................... 16.5 - 21.5
250 to 499 miles .......................................................................................................................................................... 18.1 - 21.4
500 to 749 miles ........................................................................................................................................................ 15.7 - 18.7
750 to 999 miles ........................................................................................................................................................ 5.9 - 8.5
1,000 to 1,499 miles .......................................................................................................................................... 2.8 - 3.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles .......................................................................................................................................... 3.7 - 4.7
2,000 miles or more .......................................................................................................................................... 0.2 - 1.2
Total ...................................................................................................................................................................... (X)

* CFS data for pipelines exclude most shipments of crude oil.
NA Not available.
X Not applicable.
NOTE: For explanation of 90-percent confidence intervals see Appendix B, "Reliability of the Data," in source document.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1992 Census of Transportation, Communications, and Utilities, 1993 Commodity Flow Survey, TC92-CF
(Washington, DC: 1996).
als for 1993 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Mississippi
ureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation

Weight

92.80 - 142.80

0.94 - 1.44

Commodity Shipments Originating in Mississippi Ranked by Weight
Percent of weight
18.3 - 38.1
10.4 - 37.9
6.1 - 13.0
4.5 - 8.3
4.3 - 7.9
(NA)
(X)

Domestic Destinations of Shipments Originating in Mississippi
Ranked by Weight
Percent of weight
51.5 - 60.7
8.4 - 17.2
2.7 - 8.3
3.9 - 6.9
2.3 - 5.3
2.9 - 4.3
(NA)
(X)

ransportation for Shipments Originating in Mississippi
Percent of weight
(X)
63.9 - 74.5
(X)
6.1 - 10.3
1.5 - 3.1
1.9 - 6.1
0.0 - 0.4
3.9 - 14.7
(X)
(X)

ance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Mississippi
Percent of weight
41.1 - 52.7
11.8 - 19.4
12.8 - 19.7
8.5 - 11.8
5.9 - 9.5
1.3 - 2.3
0.7 - 1.3
0.6 - 1.0
(X)
(X)