El Salvador

El Salvador Transport Stats


  • 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)
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
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
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 1.87 billion 2012 97th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 1.63 km per 1,000 people 1999 89th out of 111
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
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 41.41 2007 86th out of 134
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Puerto Cutuco
oil/gas terminal(s): Acajutla offshore terminal
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 94 2014 109th out of 191
Road > Motorway density 51.92 m of motorway per square km 2014 60th out of 93
Road > Motorway length 327 km 2014 61st out of 93
Road network length > Km 2014 134th out of 219
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 Statistics Division; 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 vehicles per capita; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.


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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