The Transport Fare Watch Report for October 2021 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.
The average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey increased by 0.03% month-on-month and by 1.87% year-on-year to N36,932.43 in October 2021 from N36,922.97 in September 2021 and N36,256.08 in October 2020 respectively. The Zone with the highest average air transport fare was South-South (N37,275.00) and the least average airfare fare paid by passengers was in North West (N36,592.86).
The average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity stood at 2,634.46 in October 2021 indicating an increase of 0.52% when compared to the value in (N2,620.00) in September 2021 and also increased year on year by 19.22% in October 2020 (N2,209.84). The Zone with the highest average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity was in the North Central (N3,061.36) and the least average fare paid by commuters was in South-South (N2,136.10).
Similarly, the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city increased by 36.58% in October 2021 to N440.09 from the value recorded in October 2020 (N322.22) and when compared month-on-month, the value increased by1.09% in September (N435.36). The Zone with the highest average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city was in the North East (N477.18) and the least average fare paid by commuters was in South East (N374.48
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics