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Botswana

Batswana 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."
  • 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 > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Railways, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled.
  • Railways > Total: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
  • 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.
  • Roadways > Paved: This entry is derived from Transport > Roadways, which gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Roadways > Total: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Air transport > Passengers carried 236,182 2008 91st out of 101
Airports 74 2013 70th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 43.33 per 1 million people 2010 23th out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 10 2013 116th out of 233
Highways > Total > Per capita 5.89 km per 1,000 people 1999 30th out of 111
Motor vehicles 57 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 45th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 113.49 2007 75th out of 141
Rail lines > Total route-km 888 2008 76th out of 94
Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 94 2008 74th out of 89
Railways > Total 888 km 2013 93th out of 134
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 4.3 2005 56th out of 61
Road network length > Km 2014 103th out of 219
Roadways > Paved 8,410 km 2011 70th out of 165
Roadways > Total 17,916 km 2013 108th out of 195
Roadways > Unpaved 17,388 km 2005 15th out of 29

SOURCES: International Civil Aviation Organisation, Civil Aviation Statistics of the World and ICAO staff estimates.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; 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.; World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division.; World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Information and Communications Technologies Department, Transport Division.; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Citation

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

Botswana Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 44 Roads 8
Air transport 6 Road sector energy 3
Highways 9 Roadways 6
Maritime 119 Transport services 3
Railways 13

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