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Netherlands

Netherlands 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.
  • 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".
  • 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.
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Air transport > Passengers carried 29.6 million 2008 16th out of 101
Airports 29 2013 119th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 1.63 per 1 million people 2007 194th out of 221
Commute > Distance 3 km 2014 27th out of 38
Highways > Total > Per capita 7.37 km per 1,000 people 1999 19th out of 111
Motor vehicles 417 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 12th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 502.82 2007 29th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 441.37 2007 24th out of 134
Ports and terminals major ports: Amsterdam, IJmuiden, Moerdijk, Rotterdam, Terneuzen, Vlissingen
container ports: Rotterdam (11,876,920)
2013
Road > Expressway length 2,631 km 2014 15th out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 528 2014 31st out of 191
Road > Motorway length 2,274 km 2014 11th out of 25
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 372 2005 4th out of 61
Road network length > Km 2014 37th out of 219
Waterways 6,237 km 2012 8th out of 31

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; traffic; 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

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

Netherlands Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 46 Railways 15
Air transport 6 Road 25
Commute 5 Roads 17
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 120 Roadways 4
Merchant marine 20 Space 3
Pipelines 13 Transport services 3
Rail 4
  • Netherlands ranked first for quality of port infrastructure, WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by international standards amongst Europe in 2012.
  • Netherlands ranked first for vehicle abundance amongst High income OECD countries in 2001.
  • Netherlands ranked first for gas price > US$ per liter amongst European Union in 2008.