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

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

Value
Summary
Total shipments originating in Virginia (in billion $ and million tons) 105.17 - 124.03

Percent of total U.S. shipments (preliminary U.S. estimate) 1.73 - 2.05

Commodity Shipments Originating in Virginia Ranked by Value Commodity Shipments Originating in Virginia Ranked by Weigh
Commodity Percent of value Commodity
13.1 - 17.8
Food or kindred products .............................................................................................................. Coal ..........................................................................................................
7.6 - 10.2
Chemicals or allied products ..............................................................................................................
Nonmetallic minerals ......................................................................................................
4.9 - 8.1
Electrical machinery, equipment, or supplies ..............................................................................................................
Petroleum or coal products ............................................................................................
4.5 - 8.3
Transportation equipment .............................................................................................................. Clay, concrete, glass, or stone products ........................................................................
4.2 - 7.4
Machinery, including computers ..............................................................................................................
Lumber or wood products, excluding furniture ...............................................................
Other commodities ...................................................................................... (NA) Other commodities ....................................................................................
Total ................................................................................................................. (X) Total ............................................................................................................

Domestic Destinations of Shipments Originating in Virginia Domestic Destinations of Shipments Originating in Virginia
Ranked by Value Ranked by Weight
State Percent of value State
Virginia .............................................................................................................. 34.9 - 38.2 Virginia ..........................................................................................................
6.5 - 8.5
North Carolina .............................................................................................................. North Carolina ..........................................................................................................
Maryland .............................................................................................................. 4.7 - 7.7 Maryland ..........................................................................................................
Pennsylvania ..............................................................................................................4.0 - 4.6 Pennsylvania ..........................................................................................................
New York .............................................................................................................. 3.6 - 4.6 West Virginia ..........................................................................................................
California .............................................................................................................. 2.4 - 4.7 Tennessee ..........................................................................................................
Other States ............................................................................................... (NA) Other States ................................................................................................
Total ............................................................................................................... (X) Total ............................................................................................................

Modes of Transportation for Shipments Originating in Virginia
Modes Percent of value
Parcel, U.S. Postal Service, or courier service ....................................................................................... 7.6 - 11.8
Truck (for-hire, private, and both private truck and for-hire truck) ........................................................... 77.9 - 84.5
Air (including truck and air) .................................................................................................................................. 0.4 - 2.7
Rail .......................................................................................................................................................................... 2.9 - 4.3
Water (inland water, Great Lakes, deep sea, truck and water, and rail and water) ........................................................... 0.0 - 0.4
Pipeline* .................................................................................................................................................................. (X)
Truck and rail intermodal combination ................................................................................................................................................ (X)
Other intermodal (truck and pipeline, inland and Gt. Lakes, inland and deep sea) ........................................................... (X)
Other, unknown, and withheld for sampling and disclosure reasons ........................................................... 3.5 - 4.1
Total .......................................................................................................................................................................... (X)

Domestic Distance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Virginia
Distance Percent of value
Less than 50 miles .......................................................................................................................................... 25.2 - 29.2
50 to 99 miles .......................................................................................................................................................... 11.4 - 13.4
100 to 249 miles ......................................................................................................................................................... 16.0 - 20.2
250 to 499 miles .......................................................................................................................................................... 18.9 - 21.2
500 to 749 miles ........................................................................................................................................................ 8.5 - 10.5
750 to 999 miles ........................................................................................................................................................ 3.7 - 4.3
1,000 to 1,499 miles .......................................................................................................................................... 2.4 - 3.8
1,500 to 1,999 miles .......................................................................................................................................... 0.9 - 1.9
2,000 miles or more .......................................................................................................................................... 3.0 - 5.6
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).
rvals for 1993 Commodity Flow Survey State Summary: Virginia
ureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. Department of Transportation

Weight

208.33 - 370.07

2.11 - 3.75

Commodity Shipments Originating in Virginia Ranked by Weight
Percent of weight
5.4 - 66.2
11.3 - 22.7
6.9 - 14.1
3.5 - 17.5
5.5 - 11.2
(NA)
(X)

Domestic Destinations of Shipments Originating in Virginia
Ranked by Weight
Percent of weight
66.3 - 76.9
4.8 - 8.8
1.8 - 4.4
1.2 - 3.8
0.9 - 3.5
1.5 - 2.5
(NA)
(X)

Transportation for Shipments Originating in Virginia
Percent of weight
(X)
61.5 - 78.5
(X)
12.5 - 22.1
(X)
(X)
0.2 - 1.2
(X)
9.2 - 14.4
(X)

stance Shipped for Commodities Originating in Virginia
Percent of weight
51.5 - 68.9
7.4 - 19.6
7.3 - 15.9
9.1 - 14.3
1.0 - 1.4
0.2 - 1.2
(X)
(X)
(X)
(X)