Average Air Fare soars by 18.54% YoY in December 2020 - NBS

By AdvocateNews on 20/01/2021

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THE National Bureau of Statistics  (NBS) has said the average fare paid by air passengers for specified routes single journey increased by 0.42 per cent   month-on-month and by 18.54 per cent year-on-year to N36,454.59 last December  from N36,301.74 in November, last year.

It made this known in its “Transport Fare Watch report for December 2020”, which covers bus journey within the city per drop constant route; bus journey intercity, state route, the charge per person; airfare charge for specified routes single journey; journey by motorcycle (Okada) per drop; and waterway passenger transport.

The document that The Nation obtained on Tuesday said states with highest air fare were Anambra (N38,700), Lagos (N38,550), Cross River (N38,500) while states with lowest air fare were Akwa Ibom (N32,600), Sokoto (N33,500), and Gombe (N34,750).

It also said the average fare paid by commuters for bus journey intercity increased by 4.98 per cent  month-on-month and by 41.14 per  year-on-year to N2,532.19 in December 2020 from N2,240.66 in November 2020.

States with highest bus journey fare intercity were Abuja  (N4,415.73), Sokoto (N3,255.20), and Lagos (N3,250.60) while states with lowest bus journey fare within city were Bayelsa (N1,550.73), Bauchi (N1,600.70), and Akwa Ibom (N1,700.54).

The data noted that the average fare paid by commuters for journey by motorcycle per drop increased by 6.14 per cent  month-on-month and by 124.73 per cent  year-on-year to N293.36 in December 2020 from N276.38 last November.

Posted 20/01/2021 06:51:28 AM

 

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