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Tanzania

Tanzania 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.
  • 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.
  • Rail lines > Total route-km: Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks."
  • 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 > 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.
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Transportation > Note: This entry includes miscellaneous transportation information of significance not included elsewhere.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Air transport > Passengers carried 202,704 2008 94th out of 101
Airports 166 2013 34th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 2.87 per 1 million people 2010 102nd out of 133
Highways > Total > Per capita 2.67 km per 1,000 people 1999 69th out of 111
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 11.72 2007 120th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 2 2007 127th out of 134
Ports and terminals Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar 2013
Rail > Railway length 2,722 km 2014 61st out of 147
Rail lines > Total route-km 2,600 2006 47th out of 82
Railways > Total > Per capita 0.092 km per 1,000 people 2008 65th out of 104
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 7 2014 175th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 8 2003 71st out of 81
Road network length > Km 2014 55th out of 219
Roadways > Unpaved 79,380 km 2010 5th out of 45
Transportation > Note the International Maritime Bureau reports that shipping in territorial and offshore waters in the Indian Ocean remain at risk for piracy and armed robbery against ships, especially as Somali-based pirates extend their activities south; numerous commercial vessels have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; crews have been robbed and stores or cargoes stolen 2013

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; 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); World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

Citation

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

  • Tanzania ranked #7 for airports amongst Former British colonies in 2013.