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North Korea

North Korea 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.
  • 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.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • Heliports: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services).
  • Highways > Paved > Per capita: total length of the paved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Highways > Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Pipelines: The lengths and types of pipelines for transporting products like natural gas, crude oil, or petroleum products
  • 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.
  • Railways > Total > Per capita: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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 network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • Roadways > Total: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 82 2013 67th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 3.25 per 1 million people 2010 93th out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 39 2013 50th out of 233
Heliports 23 2013 11th out of 108
Highways > Paved > Per capita 0.092 km per 1,000 people 1999 102nd out of 106
Highways > Total > Per capita 1.44 km per 1,000 people 1999 95th out of 111
Pipelines oil 154 km 2009
Ports and terminals Ch'ongjin, Haeju, Hungnam (Hamhung), Namp'o, Senbong, Songnim, Sonbong (formerly Unggi), Wonsan 2013
Rail > Railway length 5,235 km 2014 33th out of 147
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.232 km per 1,000 people 2006 55th out of 128
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 11 2014 168th out of 191
Road network length > Km 2014 104th out of 219
Roadways > Total 25,554 km 2013 92nd out of 195
Roadways > Unpaved 24,830 km 2006 8th out of 18
Waterways 2,250 km 2011 19th out of 50

Citation

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

North Korea Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 58 Railways 8
Highways 9 Roads 3
Maritime 45 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 17 Space 4
Pipelines 5