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Bulgaria

Bulgaria 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 68 2013 73th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 29.22 per 1 million people 2007 58th out of 221
Commute > Distance 4.17 km 2014 23th out of 38
Highways > Total > Per capita 4.63 km per 1,000 people 2000 40th out of 60
Motor vehicles 239 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 22nd out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 295.14 2007 45th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 257.39 2007 43th out of 134
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Burgas, Varna (Black Sea) 2013
Road > Expressway length 458 km 2014 44th out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 393 2014 42nd out of 191
Road > Motorway length 625 km 2014 52nd out of 93
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 37.03 2005 36th out of 61
Road network length > Km 2014 89th out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 63 2004 10th out of 52
Waterways 470 km 2009 17th out of 19

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; traffic; 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

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

Bulgaria Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 50 Railways 16
Air transport 6 Road 19
Commute 7 Roads 17
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 140 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 18 Transport services 3
Pipelines 10