Motorcycle “Okada” Commuters Paid More (102.46%) in March 2021 – NBS

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According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report for the month of March 2021 on transport watch, the average fare paid by commuters for journey by motorcycle (Okada) per drop increased by 1.76% month-on-month and by 102.46% year-on-year to N271.44 in March 2021 from N266.74 in February 2021.

Further analysis by Brand Spur revealed that states with the highest journey fare by motorcycle per drop were:

  • Rivers – N420.35
  • Taraba – N420.15
  • Yobe – N420.10

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While states with the lowest journey fare by motorcycle per drop were:

  • Adamawa – N90.43
  • Katsina – N147.64
  • Niger – N159.20

Bus Transport Fare

The average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city increased by 4.42% month-on-month and by 82.50% year-on-year to N377.27 in March 2021 from N361.31 in February 2021.

  • States with the highest bus journey fare within the city were Zamfara (N618.23), Bauchi (N597.14) and Ekiti (N500.15)
  • States with the lowest bus journey fare within the city were Oyo (N197.55), Abia (N209.87) and Borno (N258.14).

The average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 1.62% month-on-month and by 42.58% year-on-year to N2,411.29 in March 2021 from N2,372.87 in February 2021.

  • States with the highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja FCT (N4,576.28), Lagos (N3,425.18) and Sokoto (N3,380.20)
  • States with the lowest bus journey fare within the city were Bayelsa (N1,700.19), Enugu (N1,720.45) and Bauchi (N1,725.35).
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Air Transport Fare

Average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey increased by 0.10% month-on-month and by 18.71% year-on-year to N36,495.41 in March 2021 from N36,458.11 in February 2021.

  • States with the highest air fare were Anambra/Lagos (N38,600.00), Delta/Jigawa (N38,500.00), Bauchi (N38,450.00)
  • States with the lowest airfare were Akwa-Ibom (N32,700.00), Sokoto (N33,200.00), and Katsina (N35,150.00).
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The average fare paid by passengers for water way passenger transport increased by 1.81% month-on-month and by 43.52% year-on-year to N808.38 in March 2021 from N794.02 in February 2021.

  • States with the highest fare by water way passenger transport were Bayelsa (N2,300.80), Delta (N2,300.60) and Rivers (N2,285.67)
  • States with the lowest fare by water way passenger transport were Borno (N250.30), Gombe (N320.15) and Abuja FCT (N350.79).

WaterWay Transport Fare

The average fare paid by passengers for waterway passenger transport increased by 1.81% month-on-month and by 43.52% year-on-year to N808.38 in March 2021 from N794.02 in February 2021.

  • States with the highest fare by waterway passenger transport were Bayelsa (N2,300.80), Delta (N2,300.60), and Rivers (N2,285.67).
  • States with the lowest fare by water way passenger transport were Borno (N250.30), Gombe (N320.15), and Abuja (N350.79).
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