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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea 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.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars.
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 904,885 2008 68th out of 101
Airports 561 2013 12th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 83.84 per 1 million people 2010 14th out of 133
Airports > With paved runways > Total 21 2013 77th out of 233
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 563.1 million 2012 136th out of 204
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 78.57 2012 171st out of 201
Highways > Total > Per capita 3.79 km per 1,000 people 1999 50th out of 111
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 8.87 2007 126th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 6.04 2007 118th out of 134
Ports and terminals Kimbe, Lae, Madang, Rabaul, Wewak 2013
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 13 2014 164th out of 191
Road network length > Km 2014 136th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 6 2007 128th out of 144
Roadways > Unpaved 6,349 km 2011 1st out of 1
Waterways 11,000 km 2011 3rd out of 8

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; United Nations Statistics Division. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; 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 vehicles per capita

Citation

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

Papua New Guinea Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 48 Pipelines 6
Air transport 6 Roads 7
Highways 9 Roadways 6
Maritime 120 Transport services 3
Merchant marine 20