Statistics

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$0.25 Average hourly manufacturing wage in India and China
$2.10 Average hourly manufacturing wage in Mexico
$17.20 Average hourly manufacturing wage in US

70% CANAMEX freight that moves by truck
65% CANAMEX freight with origin and/or destination outside region
2% International CANAMEX freight

11,300,000 Population of Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana
9,800,000 Population of Los Angeles County

14 Congressional representation for all five CANAMEX states
52 Congressional representation for California

130% Increase in vehicle miles traveled since 1970
5% Increase in new road miles since 1970

70% Winter produce supplied by Mexico through Mariposa, Nogales port
7 to 12 Number of state and federal inspection agencies sharing international border compounds

$2.3 billion Arizona exports to Mexico in 2000
$1.3 billion Arizona exports to Mexico in 1995

84% US CANAMEX highway that is four-lane divided
86% Mexican CANAMEX highway that is four-lane divided

2007 Completion of Hoover Dam Bypass
2007 Completion of Valley Freeway System
2007 Completion of Alberta’s CANAMEX highway to four-lane divided

$200 million Cost of Hoover Dam Bypass Construction
$14.2 billion Projected cost of “Big Dig” in Boston

#511 New Traveler Information system number
7/1/01 Date ADOT began 511 service

34 million Annual visitors to Las Vegas
92% Average occupancy in Clark County (Las Vegas)

27.5% Unemployment rate in Yuma County in 2000
13.8% Unemployment rate in Santa Cruz County in 2000
4.5% Unemployment rate in Cochise County in 2000