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Former Soviet republics: Transport stats

Definitions

  • Air transport > Passengers carried: Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Airports: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
  • Airports > Per capita: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control. Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • Highways > Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Motor vehicles: Motor vehicles per 1,000 people
  • Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people: Motor vehicles include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Population refers to midyear population in the year for which data are available."
  • Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver)."
  • Rail lines > Total route-km: Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks."
  • Railways > Total > Per capita: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area: Road density is the ratio of the length of the country's total road network to the country's land area. The road network includes all roads in the country: motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other urban and rural roads."
  • Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars (per 1,000 people). Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Vehicles > Per km of road: Vehicles per kilometer of road include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Roads refer to motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other roads. A motorway is a road specially designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions."
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT FORMER SOVIET TOTAL FORMER SOVIET AVERAGE DATES
Air transport > Passengers carried 4.53 million
5 times less than average
2008
Airports 1,895
4% of surveyed countries
126.33
46% less than average
2013
Airports > Per capita 4.03 per 1 million people
11 times less than average
2010
Airports > With paved runways > Total 1,003
7% of surveyed countries
66.87
7% more than average
2013
Highways > Total > Per capita 11.54 km per 1,000 people
82% more than average
2000
Motor vehicles 221.25 motor vehicles per 100 p
89% less than average
1997
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 212.62
7% less than average
2007
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 185.15
The same as average
2007
Rail lines > Total route-km 9,628.73
34% less than average
2008
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.48 km per 1,000 people
9 times less than average
2008
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 64.89
3 times less than average
2007
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 2,212.18
8% of surveyed countries
221.22
22% less than average
2010
Roadways > Unpaved 57,733 km
2% of surveyed countries
57,733 km
3 times less than average
2013
Vehicles > Per km of road 22.4
2 times less than average
2007
Waterways 2,772 km
34% of surveyed countries
1,386 km
6 times less than average
2012

Citation

"Former Soviet Transport Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Former-Soviet-republics/Transport