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Iceland

Iceland 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.
  • 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 length: Total network length of all motorways in km.
  • Road > Road density: Road density (m of road per square 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."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Air transport > Passengers carried 1.54 million 2006 64th out of 131
Airports 96 2013 60th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 327.89 per 1 million people 2007 9th out of 221
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 1.17 billion 2012 111th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 44.74 km per 1,000 people 2003 1st out of 5
Motor vehicles 522 motor vehicles per 100 p 1996 3rd out of 15
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 773.48 2007 4th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 667.25 2007 2nd out of 134
Ports and terminals Grundartangi, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik 2013
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 745 2014 5th out of 191
Road > Motorway length 37 km 2014 87th out of 93
Road > Road density 125 m of road per square km 2014 27th out of 28
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 12.67 2007 38th out of 41
Road network length > Km 2014 128th out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 18.44 2007 34th out of 43

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.; Wikipedia: List of OECD countries by road network size (Motorway network) ("Selected year 2006 road traffic data" . OECD International Traffic Safety Data and Analysis Group (IRTAD).); International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

Iceland Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 42 Road 19
Air transport 6 Roads 15
Highways 3 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 115 Roadways 4
Merchant marine 16 Transport services 3