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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Transport > Airports

DEFINITION: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brazil 4,093 2013
2 Mexico 1,714 2013
3 Argentina 1,138 2013
4 Bolivia 855 2013
5 Colombia 836 2013
6 Paraguay 799 2013
7 Chile 481 2013
8 Venezuela 444 2013
9 Ecuador 432 2013
10 Guatemala 291 2013
11 Peru 191 2013
12 Costa Rica 161 2013
13 Nicaragua 147 2013
=14 Cuba 133 2013
=14 Uruguay 133 2013
=16 Panama 117 2013
=16 Guyana 117 2013
18 Honduras 103 2013
19 El Salvador 68 2013
20 The Bahamas 61 2013
21 Suriname 55 2013
22 Belize 47 2013
23 Dominican Republic 36 2013
24 Jamaica 28 2013
25 Haiti 14 2013
26 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6 2013
27 Trinidad and Tobago 4 2013
=28 Cayman Islands 3 2013
=28 Grenada 3 2013
=28 Antigua and Barbuda 3 2013
=31 Saint Lucia 2 2013
=31 Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 2013
=31 Dominica 2 2013
=34 Bermuda 1 2013
=34 Barbados 1 2013
=34 Aruba 1 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Airports. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Transport/Airports

Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Transport > Airports

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Agriculture

Statistics and graphs related to agriculture are found here. How many agricultural workers are there per hectare? Tractors? Which country produces the maximum cotton? Who is the biggest exporter of bananas? Click in if these interest you.

TOP STATS: Arable land > Hectares, Agricultural land > Sq. km, Arable land > Hectares per capita and 322 more

Background

What is the background of the country? National bird? Get a quick summary of countries in this section.

TOP STATS: Overview, National tree, Full name and 21 more

Conflict

TOP STATS: Terrorism > Global Terrorism Index, Civil war and unrest > Arab Spring death toll, Terrorism > Government reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden and 29 more

Cost of living

TOP STATS: Average monthly disposable salary > After tax, Local purchasing power, Prices at markets > Loaf of bread > Fresh, white and 52 more

Crime

No explanation needed for this section. Murders. Guns. Jails. Crimes. Judges. We have all of that and more out here. Actually we go deeper than your routine crime beat sections. How many adults were prosecuted? What percentage were convicted? How many were women? What is the death penalty rate in different countries? How safe do the citizens perceive they are? Do they trust the police? Will they report a crime? You'll find surprising answers here.

TOP STATS: Violent crime > Murder rate, Violent crime > Murder rate per million people, Violent crime > Intentional homicide rate and 183 more

Culture

TOP STATS: Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts, Happy Planet Index, Food and drink > Beer consumption and 67 more

Disasters

The tsunami rocked the civilized world with its widespread devastation. Learn the details of the losses incurred by the countries affected. How are the developed countries helping out? Who has pledged the most money? How do they compare? Check out...

TOP STATS: Chernobyl > Contaminated area (percent of country), Storm deaths > 2009, 2004 Boxing day tsunami > Donations and 47 more

Economy

This category is all about money. GDP. Aid. Gross national income. Debt. Inflation. Trade balance. Foreign investment. Government spending. You get the idea.

TOP STATS: GDP, GDP per capita, Population below poverty line and 3717 more

Education

Any and every statistic which can be collected about schooling and the whole education sector can be found here. What is the duration of education in different countries? Is the percentage of enrollment different for sexes? How long do students spend learning their mother tongues? What is the mathematical aptitude of the average 8 year old? How many university degrees are awarded to females? What is the percentage of students who find school boring? We've tabulated them all for you.

TOP STATS: Children out of school, primary, Compulsary education duration, Pupil-teacher ratio, primary and 908 more

Energy

How does your country fare in Traditional Fuel Consumption? In Geothermal Energy Consumption? How many barrels of oil were imported into your country last year? Does your production of hydroelectricity match your consumption? Which countries in the world successfully produce nuclear energy for consumption? What is the average energy usage per person? All your questions regarding different forms of energy, their generation and consumption have been answered here.

TOP STATS: Commercial energy use, Electric power consumption > KWh per capita, Electricity > Consumption and 2387 more

Environment

How much area is declared as protected in the different countries of the world? How many endangered species of reptiles, mammals, birds etc are found in different countries? What are the national levels of pollution? Emissions? Nuclear waste generation? Salination of water resources and expenditure for waste treatment. International treaties, ratification and complaince. You'll find almost all statistics related to environmental pollution and conservational efforts here.

TOP STATS: Ecological footprint, Marine fish catch, Pollution perceptions > Air pollution and 331 more

Geography

All the stats pertaining to the physical features of the country in question can be found here. This implies that if you are looking for the co-ordinates or map references of countries, the land area, climate, boundaries, terrain, natural resources or coastlines, your search ends here.

TOP STATS: Land area > Square miles, Geographic coordinates, Area > Comparative and 102 more

Government

This category is all about the functioning of the government machinery. So, you'll find stats on the goverment administrative divisions, the executive, legistative and judiciary branches, constitution, parliamentary seats, secession attemps, suffrage, corruption - everything connected with our esteemed politicians.

TOP STATS: Government type, Legal system, Legislative branch and 392 more

Health

Statistics about the health of a country's citizens are present in this category. You can find stats related to birth weights, rates on smoking, HIV incidence, incidence of cancer, circulatory and other diseases, stats on infant and maternal mortality, life expectancy, suicide rates, teenage pergnancy and other health related topics. We also have some details on health expenditure and health care funding out here.

TOP STATS: Births and maternity > Total fertility rate, Physicians > Per 1,000 people, Human height > Average female height and 529 more

Industry

Lists all industry related stats like production of cars, buses trucks, LCVs, different industries like biotech firms and so on.

TOP STATS: Manufacturing output, Manufacturing, value added > Current US$ per capita, Gross value added by construction and 94 more

Labor

You can find detailed stats on the economic activity of the labor force broken over different age-groups and sexes. We also have stats on employment in different sectors, trade union memberships, the average work time, the average number of days the workers take off or even just don't show up! How many female decision makers does a country have? Doctors? What is the normal gender division of the housework? What are the unemployment details and benefits available? How long does an average person need to work to buy a loaf of bread? A car? A television set? Compare these values for different countries.

TOP STATS: Salaries and benefits > Minimum wage, Unemployment rate, Labor force > By occupation and 374 more

Language

What are the main languages spoken in the countries? How many English language speakers are there per country? How about French and Spanish? Check out the results here..

TOP STATS: Languages, Major language(s), French status and 21 more

Lifestyle

Here we rank countries based on amphetamine and cannabis use. But more interestingly, we go into their mindset. What do the citizens of different countries think of their armed forces? Will they report a crime? Do they trust their neighbours? What about their governments? Are they happy with life in general? How charitable are they? What is their political orientation? Are they proud of their countries? Will they fight for their countries? This is an utterly captivating category.

TOP STATS: Quality of life index, Happiness net, Happiness level > Very happy and 110 more

Media

Countries are ranked here depending on the penetration level of computers, phones, fax machines, radios, television sets, mobile phones etc. We also have other stats related to media like vastness of different networks, revenue and employment in different telecom sectors here.

TOP STATS: Internet > Internet users per thousand people, Telephones > Mobile cellular > Per capita, Internet users and 429 more

Military

Want to know the size of the army in Iran? The number of tanks in Germany? Want to compare the weapon holdings in North and South Korea? Worried about the WMDs world over? Need to know the exact number of countries who have signed terrorism conventions? Or just curious about the coalition forces in the Gulf War? We've tried to collect all details available in the public domain for you here.

TOP STATS: Air force > Combat aircraft, Army > Main battle tanks, Navy > Corvette warships and 285 more

People

Facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. So we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! What is the average age of women when they first get married? How happy are they when compared to their mothers? What is the gender development index in different countries? What will the population be in 2020? Don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically.

TOP STATS: Population, Age distribution > Population aged 0-14, Ethnic groups and 1058 more

Religion

Where else could you find the number of Catholics, Catholic priests, Catholic parishes, Jehovahs Witnesses and the number of permanent deacons, and compare them all between major nations in a per-capita format? Check them all here.

TOP STATS: Religions, Religions > All, Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population and 111 more

Sports

Who scored the maximum medals in the olympics? What about the summer and winter olympics? What are the latest FIFA rankings? Which country has the maximum number of Mt. Everest ascents? Get all the answers in this sports section.

TOP STATS: Chess > GrandMasters, World Cup Totals > Wins, FIFA World Ranking > Men and 508 more

Terrorism

This is a category which needs particular highlighting as the growing concern and need for awareness continues to press upon our front pages, in the minds of our leadership and politicians, and indeed, in our everyday conversations. We hope to expand this category into timely and essential data you can rely on to make sense of global and national security, political and societal violence, and our perceptions which are shaped by these notions.

TOP STATS: Global Terrorism Indicator, Number of Known Terrorist Organizations Present, Background and 30 more

Transport

Here you can find the numbers on the different modes of transportation. How many cars does a country have? Airports? What is the lenght of its highways? What proportion is paved? What about runways, heliports and ports? Lets not leave out waterways or the merchant navy. We have them all here.

TOP STATS: Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people, Road > Motorway length, Road network length > Km and 445 more

Travel

TOP STATS: Inbound tourism > Arrivals, Outbound tourism > Departures, Inbound tourism > Passenger transport spending and 19 more

Weather

TOP STATS: Temperature > Highest temperature ever recorded, Precipitation, Temperature > Highest temperature ever recorded > Location and 4 more

SUBCATEGORIES
With paved runways 32 stats With unpaved runways 32 stats
STAT
COUNTRIES COVERED
Per $ GDP 206
Per capita 233
With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m 189
With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m per million people 187
With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m 138
With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP 160
With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita 185
With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m per million 124
With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m 163
With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m per million people 160
With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m 119
With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP 147
With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per capita 159
With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m per million 116
With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 154
With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 152
With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m 117
With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 142
With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 165
With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m per million 108
With paved runways > Over 3,047 m 160
With paved runways > Over 3,047 m per million people 159
With paved runways > Over 3047 m 119
With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP 145
With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita 158
With paved runways > Over 3047 m per million 111
With paved runways > Total 242
With paved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 195
With paved runways > Total > Per capita 227
With paved runways > Total per million 196
With paved runways > Under 914 m 146
With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 126
With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 138
With paved runways > Under 914 m per million 130
With unpaved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m 127
With unpaved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m per million people 124
With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m 99
With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP 127
With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita 137
With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m per million 94
With unpaved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m 47
With unpaved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m per million people 46
With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m 39
With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP 54
With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per capita 62
With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m per million 38
With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 166
With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 163
With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m 137
With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 164
With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 173
With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m per million 128
With unpaved runways > Over 3,047 m 28
With unpaved runways > Over 3,047 m per million people 27
With unpaved runways > Over 3047 m 25
With unpaved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP 35
With unpaved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita 42
With unpaved runways > Over 3047 m per million 24
With unpaved runways > Total 212
With unpaved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 179
With unpaved runways > Total > Per capita 197
With unpaved runways > Total per million 183
With unpaved runways > Under 914 m 193
With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 172
With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 185
With unpaved runways > Under 914 m per million 174

Interesting observations about Transport > Airports

  • United States ranked first for airports globally in 2013.
  • Brazil ranked first for airports amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Indonesia ranked first for airports amongst Muslim countries in 2013.
  • Russia ranked first for airports amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Mexico ranked third for airports amongst Christian countries in 2013.
  • Germany ranked first for airports amongst European Union in 2013.
  • India ranked first for airports amongst Densely populated countries in 2013.
  • South Africa ranked first for airports amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2013.
  • Canada ranked second for airports amongst Former British colonies in 2013.
  • Bolivia ranked first for airports amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
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