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Eritrea

Eritrea 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)
  • 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 > Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: 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).
  • 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 13 2013 152nd out of 235
Airports > Per capita 2.47 per 1 million people 2010 105th out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 4 2013 155th out of 233
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 374.02 million 2012 149th out of 204
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 61.01 2012 178th out of 201
Highways > Total > Per capita 1.17 km per 1,000 people 1999 99th out of 111
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 11.31 2007 121st out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 6.41 2007 117th out of 134
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Assab, Massawa 2013
Rail > Railway length 306 km 2014 119th out of 147
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.056 km per 1,000 people 2008 84th out of 104
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 11 2014 169th out of 191
Road network length > Km 2014 157th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 6 2007 127th out of 144
Roadways > Unpaved 3,136 km 2000 26th out of 44

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; 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

Citation

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

Eritrea Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 48 Roads 7
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 91 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 16 Transport services 3
Railways 7