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El Salvador

El Salvador 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.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • Heliports: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services).
  • 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."
  • 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 > 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.
  • Road > Motorway length: Total network length of all motorways in km.
  • 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
Air transport > Passengers carried 2.28 million 2008 50th out of 101
Airports 68 2013 74th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 10.5 per 1 million people 2010 54th out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 5 2013 148th out of 233
Heliports 2 2013 65th out of 108
Motor vehicles 57 motor vehicles per 100 p 1995 6th out of 15
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 83.74 2007 87th out of 141
Ports and harbors Acajutla, Puerto Cutuco, La Libertad, La Union, Puerto El Triunfo 2005
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Puerto Cutuco
oil/gas terminal(s): Acajutla offshore terminal
2013
Railways > Total 283 km 2013 121st out of 134
Road > Motorway length 327 km 2014 61st out of 93
Road network length > Km 2014 134th out of 219
Roadways > Paved 3,247 km 2013 99th out of 159
Roadways > Total 6,918 km 2013 135th out of 195
Roadways > Unpaved 3,671 km 2010 36th out of 45

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 World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Citation

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

El Salvador Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 41 Road 4
Air transport 6 Roads 7
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 137 Roadways 6
Railways 7 Transport services 3

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