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French Polynesia

French Polynesia 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)
  • 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.
  • Heliports: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services).
  • Highways > Paved: total length of the paved parts of the highway system
  • Highways > Paved > Per capita: total length of the paved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Highways > Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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 > 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 54 2013 87th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 193.57 per 1 million people 2007 16th out of 221
Airports > With paved runways > Total 45 2013 45th out of 233
Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 9 2013 135th out of 195
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 659.1 million 2012 133th out of 204
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 2,407.1 2012 34th out of 201
Heliports 1 2013 72nd out of 108
Highways > Paved 1,735 km 1999 73th out of 111
Highways > Paved > Per capita 7.48 km per 1,000 people 1999 8th out of 106
Highways > Total > Per capita 11.16 km per 1,000 people 1999 7th out of 111
Ports and harbors Mataura, Papeete, Rikitea, Uturoa 2005
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Papeete 2013
Road network length > Km 2014 170th out of 219
Roadways > Total 2,590 km 2013 156th out of 195
Roadways > Unpaved 855 km 1999 62nd out of 75

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

Citation

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

French Polynesia Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 32 Merchant marine 15
Highways 9 Roadways 6
Maritime 60 Transport services 3