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Belgium

Belgian Transport Stats

Definitions

  • Airports: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
  • 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".
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars.
  • 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)."
  • Ports and terminals: This entry lists major ports and terminals primarily on the basis of the amount of cargo tonnage shipped through the facilities on an annual basis. In some instances, the number of containers handled or ship visits were also considered.
  • Road > Expressway length: Expressway length (km).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people: Motor vehicles per 1000 people.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Road > Motorway length: Total network length of all motorways in km.
  • 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."
  • Road network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • 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 AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 41 2013 102nd out of 235
Commute > Distance 1.35 km 2014 34th out of 38
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 42.56 billion 2012 22nd out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 14.46 km per 1,000 people 2000 13th out of 60
Motor vehicles 484 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 10th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 539.45 2007 24th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 471.15 2007 18th out of 134
Ports and terminals cargo ports (tonnage): Antwerp, Gent, Liege, Zeebrugge
container ports (TEUs): Antwerp (8,662,891), Zeebrugge (2,209,715)
2012
Road > Expressway length 1,756 km 2014 22nd out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 559 2014 25th out of 191
Road > Motorway length 1,763 km 2014 13th out of 25
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 498.7 2006 1st out of 46
Road network length > Km 2014 32nd out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 37.45 2007 23th out of 43
Waterways 2,043 km 2012 15th out of 31

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; traffic; United Nations Statistics Division; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; Wikipedia: List of countries by road network size; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

"Belgium Transport Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Belgium/Transport

Belgium Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 44 Railways 15
Air transport 6 Road 24
Commute 4 Roads 17
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 119 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 18 Space 3
Pipelines 10 Transport services 3
Rail 5