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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia 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".
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 214 2013 26th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 8 per 1 million people 2010 62nd out of 133
Commute > Distance 1.5 km 2013 7th out of 8
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 33.14 billion 2012 25th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 7.5 km per 1,000 people 1999 18th out of 111
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 415 2004 21st out of 72
Ports and terminals Ad Dammam, Al Jubayl, Jeddah, Yanbu al Bahr 2013
Rail > Railway length 1,412 km 2014 79th out of 147
Road > Expressway length 3,891 km 2014 12th out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 336 2014 51st out of 191
Road > Motorway density 155 m of motorway per square km 2014 28th out of 93
Road > Motorway length 3,348 km 2014 13th out of 93
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 10.3 2005 52nd out of 61
Road network length > Km 2014 23th out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 20.09 2005 32nd out of 49

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; 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; 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

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