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Christmas Island

Christmas Island 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.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • Highways > Paved: total length of the paved parts of the highway system
  • Highways > Total: total length of the highway system
  • Ports and harbors: The major ports and harbors selected on the basis of overall importance to each country. This is determined by evaluating a number of factors (e.g., dollar value of goods handled, gross tonnage, facilities, and military significance).
  • 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.
  • Railways: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
  • Railways > Standard gauge: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
    Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge
  • 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.
  • 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 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
Airports 1 2013 233th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 713.27 per 1 million people 2010 2nd out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 1 2013 231st out of 233
Highways > Paved 30 km 2000 64th out of 65
Highways > Total 240 km 2000 66th out of 69
Ports and harbors Flying Fish Cove 2005
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Flying Fish Cove 2013
Railways 24 km 2003 3rd out of 86
Railways > Standard gauge 18 km 2010 56th out of 57
Railways > Total 18 km 2013 133th out of 134
Railways > Total > Per capita 12.84 km per 1,000 people 2010 1st out of 3
Road network length > Km 2014 209th out of 219
Roadways > Paved 30 km 2013 156th out of 159
Roadways > Total 140 km 2013 185th out of 195
Roadways > Unpaved 110 km 2011 20th out of 20

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Citation

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

Christmas Island Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 6 Railways 3
Highways 3 Roadways 4