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Philippines

Philippines 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: 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 > 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 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 247 2013 24th out of 235
Commute > Distance 4.5 km 2014 10th out of 17
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 16.23 billion 2012 47th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 2.67 km per 1,000 people 2000 49th out of 60
Motor vehicles 31 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 51st out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 32 2007 108th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 10.67 2007 111th out of 134
Ports and terminals Batangas, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Liman, Manila 2013
Rail > Railway length 479 km 2014 113th out of 147
Road > Expressway length 1,668 km 2014 24th out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 30 2014 143th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 67 2003 37th out of 81
Road network length > Km 2014 24th out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 14 2005 40th out of 49
Waterways 3,219 km 2011 5th out of 8

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; 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 road network size; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

  • Philippines has ranked last for railways > goods transported > million ton-km since 1983.
  • Philippines has ranked last for railways > railways, goods transported > million ton-km per 1000 since 1980.
  • Philippines ranked second for airports amongst Densely populated countries in 2013.
  • Philippines has ranked last for railways > rail lines > total route-km per million since 1990.
  • Philippines ranked #8 for roadways > total amongst Hot countries in 2013.