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Spain

Spain 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".
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Air transport > Passengers carried 55.21 million 2008 9th out of 101
Airports 150 2013 38th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 3.81 per 1 million people 2007 157th out of 221
Commute > Distance 6.58 km 2014 13th out of 38
Highways > Total > Per capita 16.63 km per 1,000 people 1999 4th out of 111
Motor vehicles 471 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 11th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 600.77 2007 13th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 484.86 2007 15th out of 134
Ports and terminals Algeciras, Barcelona, Bilbao, Cartagena, Huelva, Tarragona, Valencia (Spain); Las Palmas, Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands) 2013
Road > Expressway length 15,152 km 2014 5th out of 59
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 593 2014 16th out of 191
Road > Motorway length 16,214 km 2014 3rd out of 25
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 132 2003 22nd out of 81
Road network length > Km 2014 10th out of 219
Waterways 1,000 km 2012 19th out of 31

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; 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 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

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

Spain Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 42 Railways 17
Air transport 6 Road 23
Commute 7 Roads 17
Highways 9 Road sector energy 3
Maritime 123 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 20 Space 3
Pipelines 10 Transport services 3
Rail 5
  • Spain ranked second for roadways > paved amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Spain ranked third for roadways > total amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Spain ranked first for airports > with paved runways > over 3,047 m amongst European Union in 2013.
  • Spain ranked second for airports amongst Tourist destinations in 2013.