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Taiwan

Taiwan 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".
  • Inefficiency index: Each country's inefficiency rating in regards to traffic. Long commute times, poor traffic laws and other factors are taken into consideration.
  • 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.
  • Railways > Total > Per capita: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Road > Expressway length: Expressway length (km).

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Road > Length of motorways per capita: Kilometers of motorways per million residents.
  • 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 network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • Roads > Traffic index: Traffic Index is a composite index of time consumed in traffic due to job commute, estimation of time consumption dissatisfaction, CO2 consumption estimation in traffic and overall inefficiencies in the traffic system.
  • 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
Airports 37 2013 108th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 1.79 per 1 million people 2007 188th out of 221
Commute > Distance 17.5 km 2014 3rd out of 38
Inefficiency index 55.56 2014 37th out of 38
Ports and terminals Chilung (Keelung), Kaohsiung, Hualian, Taichung 2013
Rail > Railway length 1,703 km 2014 75th out of 147
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.069 km per 1,000 people 2007 8th out of 10
Road > Expressway length 720 km 2014 38th out of 59
Road > Length of motorways per capita 37.08 mm 2014 12th out of 93
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 324 2014 52nd out of 191
Road > Motorway density 62.09 m of motorway per square km 2014 52nd out of 93
Road > Motorway length 1,335 km 2014 34th out of 93
Road network length > Km 2014 88th out of 219
Roads > Traffic index 88.2 2014 35th out of 38
Roadways > Unpaved 442 km 2009 12th out of 12

Citation

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

Taiwan Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 27 Rail 5
Commute 4 Railways 7
Highways 3 Road 6
Merchant marine 12 Roadways 4
Pipelines 5