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Thursday, January 01, 2009
JANUARY 2009: INDICATORS, THE STATE WE'RE IN

All "latest" numbers are for October 2008 unless otherwise noted. Latest Month Previous Month Previous Year Annual Change
TRANSPORTATION
Trucking Weight-mile tax receipts, millions $22.4 $21.0 $26.7 -16.3%
Shipping Port of Portland, total containers load and discharge 21,458 24,682 21,012 2.1%
Shipping Port of Portland, number of calls by oceangoing vessels 70 62 75 -6.7%
Airline travel, PDX Passengers, thousands 1,128.8 1,149.4 1,232.0 -8.4%
Airline travel, Eugene Passengers, thousands 55.0 55.4 68.5 -19.8%
Airline travel, Medford Passengers, thousands 49.1 48.6 55.6 -11.7%
Airline travel, Redmond Passengers, thousands (November) 35.7 36.9 40.4 -11.8%

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