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Peru

Peru 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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 191 2013 30th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 7.16 per 1 million people 2010 66th out of 133
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 17.58 billion 2012 42nd out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 2.85 km per 1,000 people 1999 66th out of 111
Motor vehicles 41 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 50th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 51.7 2007 98th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 32.87 2007 90th out of 134
Ports and terminals Callao, Iquitos, Matarani, Paita, Pucallpa, Yurimaguas 2013
Rail > Railway length 2,020 km 2014 69th out of 147
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 73 2014 116th out of 191
Road > Motorway length 276 km 2014 62nd out of 93
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 6.1 2006 40th out of 46
Road network length > Km 2014 36th out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 16 2004 39th out of 52
Waterways 8,808 km 2011 7th out of 50

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Statistics Division; 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 rail transport network size (Long List); 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

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

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