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Senegal

Senegal 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.
  • 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 > 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 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.
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 20 2013 136th out of 235
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 1.32 billion 2012 106th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 1.41 km per 1,000 people 2000 57th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 20.35 2007 116th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 15.15 2007 106th out of 134
Ports and terminals Dakar 2013
Rail > Railway length 906 km 2014 88th out of 147
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 22 2014 153th out of 191
Road > Motorway density 0.74 m of motorway per square km 2014 93th out of 93
Road > Motorway length 7 km 2014 93th out of 93
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 7 2003 74th out of 81
Road network length > Km 2014 125th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 16.95 2010 83th out of 93
Roadways > Unpaved 9,909 km 2006 13th out of 18
Waterways 1,000 km 2012 20th out of 31

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; 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

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