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Costa Rica

Costa Rica 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.
  • 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.
  • Rail > Railway length: Railway length in kilometers.
  • 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.
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • 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
Air transport > Passengers carried 1.02 million 2008 66th out of 101
Airports 161 2013 35th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 33.09 per 1 million people 2010 28th out of 133
Highways > Total > Per capita 9.14 km per 1,000 people 2000 21st out of 60
Motor vehicles 116 motor vehicles per 100 p 1996 10th out of 15
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 151.79 2007 63th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 117.74 2007 56th out of 134
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Atlantic Ocean (Caribbean) Puerto Limon; Pacific Ocean - Caldera 2013
Rail > Railway length 278 km 2014 121st out of 147
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 177 2014 76th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 71.73 2007 23th out of 41
Road network length > Km 2014 94th out of 219
Roadways > Unpaved 28,885 km 2010 17th out of 45
Vehicles > Per km of road 18.48 2007 33th out of 43
Waterways 730 km 2011 38th 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; 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); Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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