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Greece

Greece 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.
  • Commute > Distance: Distance. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Distance".
  • 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 > Expressway length: Expressway length (km).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • 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 length: Total network length of all motorways in km.
  • 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.
  • 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
Airports 77 2013 69th out of 235
Commute > Distance 3.27 km 2014 12th out of 17
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 17.49 billion 2012 43th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 10.75 km per 1,000 people 1999 9th out of 111
Motor vehicles 329 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 16th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 112.2 2007 76th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 428.69 2007 27th out of 134
Ports and terminals major seaport(s): Aspropyrgos, Pachi, Piraeus, Thessaloniki
oil/gas terminal(s): Agioi Theodoroi
2013
Road > Expressway length 948 km 2014 31st out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 624 2014 13th out of 191
Road > Motorway length 2,085 km 2014 23th out of 93
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 89 2005 25th out of 61
Road network length > Km 2014 40th out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 47 2005 12th out of 49
Waterways 6 km 2012 30th out of 31

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; traffic; 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 road network size; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

Greece Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 46 Railways 16
Air transport 6 Road 18
Commute 7 Roads 17
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 121 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 20 Transport services 3
Pipelines 8
  • Greece ranked first for merchant marine > total amongst High income OECD countries in 2013.
  • Greece ranked first for merchant marine > total > dwt amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2007.