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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan 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 > 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 96 2013 59th out of 235
Commute > Distance 9 km 2014 4th out of 17
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 19.37 billion 2012 39th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 5.46 km per 1,000 people 2000 35th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 169.57 2007 60th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 140.99 2007 53th out of 134
Ports and terminals Aqtau (Shevchenko), Atyrau (Gur'yev), Oskemen (Ust-Kamenogorsk), Pavlodar, Semey (Semipalatinsk) 2013
Rail > Railway length 15,372 km 2014 19th out of 147
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 219 2014 66th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 3.42 2007 40th out of 41
Road network length > Km 2014 50th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 189.16 2010 49th out of 93
Roadways > Unpaved 10,278 km 2012 13th out of 21
Vehicles > Per km of road 28.2 2007 29th out of 43
Waterways 4,000 km 2010 17th out of 75

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; 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; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

Kazakhstan Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 64 Rail 3
Air transport 6 Railways 13
Commute 6 Roads 17
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 133 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 18 Transport services 3
Pipelines 15
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for airports > with paved runways > total amongst Landlocked countries in 2013.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for railways > total amongst Muslim countries in 2013.