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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico 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.
  • 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.
  • Inefficiency index: Each country's inefficiency rating in regards to traffic. Long commute times, poor traffic laws and other factors are taken into consideration.
  • 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 > Motorway density: Meters of motorway per square kilometer.
  • 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.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 29 2013 118th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 7.78 per 1 million people 2010 63th out of 133
Commute > Distance 4.83 km 2013 2nd out of 6
Highways > Total > Per capita 3.8 km per 1,000 people 1999 48th out of 111
Inefficiency index 80.82 2013 4th out of 6
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 641.91 2007 10th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 613.98 2007 5th out of 134
Ports and terminals Ensenada Honda, Mayaguez, Playa de Guayanilla, Playa de Ponce, San Juan 2013
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 635 2014 12th out of 191
Road > Motorway density 109.49 m of motorway per square km 2014 35th out of 93
Road > Motorway length 427 km 2014 57th out of 93
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 289 2004 5th out of 77
Road network length > Km 2014 102nd out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 621.09 2010 6th out of 93
Roadways > Unpaved 1,333 km 2008 21st out of 31

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; traffic; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Numbeo traffic inefficiency index; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; 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

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

Puerto Rico Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 43 Railways 6
Commute 4 Road 4
Highways 9 Roads 14
Maritime 32 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 18