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Middle Eastern and North Africa: 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 MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICAN TOTAL MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICAN AVERAGE DATES
Air transport > Passengers carried 4.86 million
5 times less than average
2008
Airports 1,517
3% of surveyed countries
84.28
2 times less than average
2013
Airports > Per capita 9.36 per 1 million people
5 times less than average
2010
Airports > With paved runways > Total 690
4% of surveyed countries
38.33
63% less than average
2013
Highways > Total > Per capita 14.15 km per 1,000 people
2 times more than average
2001
Motor vehicles 148.25 motor vehicles per 100 p
3 times less than average
1997
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 291.44
28% more than average
2007
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 187.33
1% more than average
2007
Rail lines > Total route-km 1,995.5
6 times less than average
2008
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.106 km per 1,000 people
42 times less than average
2008
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 27.89
7 times less than average
2007
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 1,095.47
4% of surveyed countries
156.5
73% less than average
2010
Roadways > Unpaved 30,545 km
1% of surveyed countries
30,545 km
5 times less than average
2012
Vehicles > Per km of road 59.81
15% more than average
2007
Waterways 6,129 km
76% of surveyed countries
3,064.5 km
3 times less than average
2012

Citation

"Middle East and North African Transport Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Transport