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South Asia: 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.
  • Commute > Distance: Distance. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Distance".
  • Highways > Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Inefficiency index: Each country's inefficiency rating in regards to traffic. Long commute times, poor traffic laws and other factors are taken into consideration.
  • 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."
  • 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 SOUTH ASIAN TOTAL SOUTH ASIAN AVERAGE DATES
Air transport > Passengers carried 18.9 million
28% less than average
2008
Airports 569
1% of surveyed countries
113.8
62% less than average
2013
Airports > Per capita 2.28 per 1 million people
20 times less than average
2010
Commute > Distance 14.67 km
The same as average
2013
Highways > Total > Per capita 3.41 km per 1,000 people
86% less than average
1999
Inefficiency index 374.85
The same as average
2013
Motor vehicles 10 motor vehicles per 100 p
42 times less than average
1997
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 18.61
12 times less than average
2007
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 13.76
13 times less than average
2007
Rail lines > Total route-km 24,651
91% more than average
2008
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 111.55
72% less than average
2007
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 35.63
0% of surveyed countries
11.88
23 times less than average
2010
Roadways > Unpaved 93,244 km
4% of surveyed countries
46,622 km
4 times less than average
2010
Vehicles > Per km of road 8
6 times less than average
2004
Waterways 14,500 km
181% of surveyed countries
14,500 km
81% more than average
2012

Citation

"South Asian Transport Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/South-Asia/Transport