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Burma

Burma 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 density: Meters of motorway per square kilometer.
  • 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.
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Air transport > Passengers carried 1.64 million 2008 55th out of 101
Airports 64 2013 76th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 1.81 per 1 million people 2007 187th out of 221
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 8.01 billion 2012 55th out of 204
Motor vehicles 6 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 59th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 7.07 2007 129th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 5.57 2007 119th out of 134
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Moulmein, Sittwe
river port(s): Rangoon (Rangoon River)
2013
Rail lines > Total route-km 3,335.94 1991 35th out of 76
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 7 2014 172nd out of 191
Road > Motorway density 2.21 m of motorway per square km 2014 90th out of 93
Road > Motorway length 101 km 2014 79th out of 93
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 4.11 2005 57th out of 61
Road network length > Km 2014 101st out of 219
Waterways 12,800 km 2011 5th out of 50

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; 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.; 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

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