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Suriname

Suriname 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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 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."
  • 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 329,788 2008 87th out of 101
Airports 55 2013 85th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 97.14 per 1 million people 2010 12th out of 133
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 342.42 million 2012 152nd out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 10.35 km per 1,000 people 2000 16th out of 60
Motor vehicles 172 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 30th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 238 2004 33th out of 62
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 171 2004 38th out of 72
Ports and terminals Paramaribo, Wageningen 2013
Rail > Railway length 166 km 2014 130th out of 147
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 291 2014 58th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 3 2003 79th out of 81
Road network length > Km 2014 154th out of 219
Vehicles > Per km of road 23 2003 33th out of 61
Waterways 1,200 km 2011 31st out of 50

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; United Nations Statistics Division; 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 rail transport network size (Long List); Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

Suriname Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 26 Pipelines 6
Air transport 6 Railways 10
Highways 9 Roads 8
Maritime 104 Roadways 6
Merchant marine 14 Transport services 3