Transport Fare Watch (March 2018)
The Transport fare watch report for March 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 decreased by -6.33% month-on-month and 26.04% year-on-year to N160.98 in March 2018 from N171.85 in February 2018. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Abuja FCT (N350.00), Cross River (N270.00) and Abia (N266.67) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bauchi (N80.00), Anambra (N90.00) and Plateau (N95.00).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity decreased by -7.83% month-on-month and increased by 11.13% year-on-year to N1,629.61 in March 2018 from N1,768.07 in February 2018. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,150.00), Adamawa (N3,000.00) and Sokoto (N2,650.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Yobe (N1000.00), Bauchi (N971.43) and Abia (N114.17).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics