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Cook Islands

Cook Islands 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)
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces)
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars.
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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 11 2013 154th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 406.5 per 1 million people 2010 3rd out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 1 2013 206th out of 233
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 10 2013 133th out of 195
Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m 1 2013 160th out of 177
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 38.91 million 2012 192nd out of 204
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 3,610.86 2012 17th out of 201
Highways > Paved 33 km 2000 63th out of 65
Highways > Total 320 km 2000 64th out of 69
Ports and harbors Avarua, Avatiu 2005
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Avatiu 2013
Road network length > Km 2014 200th out of 219
Roadways > Paved 33 km 2013 155th out of 159
Roadways > Total 320 km 2013 178th out of 195
Roadways > Unpaved 287 km 2003 50th out of 54

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Statistics Division; United Nations Statistics Division. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Citation

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

Cook Islands Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 18 Merchant marine 8
Highways 3 Roadways 4