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Mongolia

Mongolia 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)."
  • Rail > Railway length: Railway length in kilometers.
  • Rail lines > Total route-km: Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks."
  • 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 44 2013 98th out of 235
Commute > Distance 3.17 km 2013 3rd out of 6
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 938.7 million 2012 118th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 19.86 km per 1,000 people 2003 4th out of 5
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 61.48 2007 95th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 42.23 2007 84th out of 134
Rail > Railway length 1,810 km 2014 73th out of 147
Rail lines > Total route-km 1,810 2008 64th out of 94
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 72 2014 118th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 3 2002 66th out of 67
Road network length > Km 2014 82nd out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 48 2008 82nd out of 116
Roadways > Unpaved 44,449 km 2013 8th out of 14
Vehicles > Per km of road 2 2003 61st out of 61
Waterways 580 km 2010 58th 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); World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

Mongolia Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 54 Railways 13
Air transport 6 Roads 17
Commute 4 Road sector energy 3
Highways 10 Roadways 6
Maritime 129 Transport services 3
Merchant marine 15
  • Mongolia ranked first for maritime > cost to export > US$ per container amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2013.