Transport Fare Watch (January 2019)
The Transport fare watch report for January 2019 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 -3.60% month-on-month and by -4.78% year-on-year to N175.07 in January 2019 from N181.61 in December 2018. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Abuja FCT (N300.27), Cross River (N307.69) and Zamfara (N302.03) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Enugu (N125.24), Abia (N121.11) and Bauchi (N98.28).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity decreased by -13.90% month-on-month and by 18.43% year-on-year to N1,541.38 in January 2019 from N1,790.14 in December 2018. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,100.00), Adamawa (N2,290.00) and Ekiti (N2,187.50) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Nasarawa (N146.67), Bauchi (N958.33) and Zamfara (N965.32).
Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey decreased by -3.20% month-onmonth and by -7.84% year-on-year to N30,463.86 in January 2019 from N31,471.62 in December 2018. States with highest air fare were Anambra (N33,695.03), Abuja FCT (N35,000.00) and Jigawa (N37,500.00) while States with lowest air fare were Oyo (N24,000.91), Nasarawa (N25,000.32), and Katsina (N25,000.00).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics