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Qatar 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.
  • 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
Air transport > Passengers carried 7.07 million 2006 33th out of 131
Airports 6 2013 176th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 3.54 per 1 million people 2010 90th out of 133
Commute > Distance 13.38 km 2014 4th out of 38
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 6.43 billion 2012 60th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 2.12 km per 1,000 people 1999 79th out of 111
Inefficiency index 103.18 2014 27th out of 38
Motor vehicles 378 motor vehicles per 100 p 1994 2nd out of 6
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 724.45 2007 6th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 335 2002 28th out of 95
Ports and terminals Doha, Mesaieed (Umaieed), Ra's Laffan 2013
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 532 2014 30th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 68 2006 21st out of 46
Road network length > Km 2014 144th out of 219
Roadways > Unpaved 123 km 1999 71st out of 75

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; traffic; United Nations Statistics Division; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Numbeo traffic inefficiency index; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

Qatar Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 28 Merchant marine 20
Air transport 6 Pipelines 16
Commute 4 Roads 9
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 116 Roadways 4