Transport Fare Watch (August 2019)
The Transport fare watch report for August 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 -3.76% month-on-month and increased by 0.92% year-on-year to N188.41 in August 2019 from N195.76 in July 2019. States with highest bus journey fare within city were Cross River (N320.00), Zamfara (N318.00) and Abuja FCT (N290.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Sokoto (N138.00), Anambra (N136.00) and Bauchi (N100.00).
Average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 0.35% month-on-month and decreased by -10.45% year-on-year to N1,624.76 in August 2019 from N1,619.05 in July 2019. States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,155.00), Adamawa (N2,530.00) and Borno (N2,460.00) while States with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bayelsa (N998.00), Bauchi (N987.00) and Enugu (N957.00).
Data source: National Bureau of Statistics