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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso 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.
  • 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)."
  • Rail > Railway length: Railway length in kilometers.
  • 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 > 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 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.
  • 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).
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Air transport > Passengers carried 80,543 2008 98th out of 101
Airports 23 2013 134th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 1.53 per 1 million people 2010 118th out of 133
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 416.08 million 2012 145th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 1.14 km per 1,000 people 1999 101st out of 111
Motor vehicles 6 motor vehicles per 100 p 1994 5th out of 6
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 10.76 2007 123th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 6.57 2007 116th out of 134
Rail > Railway length 622 km 2014 106th out of 147
Rail lines > Total route-km 622 2008 86th out of 94
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.041 km per 1,000 people 2008 90th out of 104
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 12 2014 167th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 34 2004 38th out of 77
Road network length > Km 2014 52nd out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 7.3 2010 89th out of 93

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; 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 rail transport network size (Long List); World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

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