Transport Fare Watch (January 2018)
The Transport fare watch report for January 2018 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 increased by 7.31% month-on-month and 49.69% year-on-year to N183.86 in January 2018 from N171.34 in December 2017.States with highest bus journey fare within city were Abuja FCT (N380), Cross River (N303.57) and Abia (N250.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bauchi (N96.67), Anambra (N112.67) and Borno (N120.00).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 10.11% month-on-month and 32.09% year-on-year to N1,889.69 in January 2018 from N1,716.26 in December 2017. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N5,625.00), Adamawa (N3,358.57) and Borno (N3,000.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Yobe (N1,150.00), Bayelsa (N1,122.73) and Katsina (N1,114.29).
Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey decreased by 0.99% month-on- month and increased 7.34% year-on-year to N33,055.01 in January 2018 from N33,386.09 in December 2017. States with highest air fare were Abuja FCT (N49,000.00), Edo (N41,000.00) and Lagos (N40,500.00) while States with lowest air fare were Osun (N25,714.89), Taraba (N26,000.00) and Nasarawa (N26,000.00).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics