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Yemen

Yemen Transport Stats

Definitions

  • Air transport > Freight > Million tons per km: Air freight is the volume of freight, express, and diplomatic bags carried on each flight stage (operation of an aircraft from takeoff to its next landing), measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled.
  • 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.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • Container port traffic: Port container traffic measures the flow of containers from land to sea transport modes., and vice versa, in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a standard-size container. Data refer to coastal shipping as well as international journeys. Transshipment traffic is counted as two lifts at the intermediate port (once to off-load and again as an outbound lift) and includes empty units.
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars.
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Highways > Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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 > 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 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 > Paved: This entry is derived from Transport > Roadways, which gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • 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 > Freight > Million tons per km 66.81 million tons/km 2005 65th out of 137
Airports 57 2013 83th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 2.25 per 1 million people 2007 181st out of 221
Airports > With paved runways > Total 17 2013 86th out of 233
Container port traffic 377,367 TEU 2001 56th out of 63
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 3.51 billion 2012 89th out of 204
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 147.3 2012 154th out of 201
Highways > Total > Per capita 3.85 km per 1,000 people 1999 44th out of 111
Ports and terminals Aden, Al Hudaydah, Al Mukalla 2013
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 35 2014 138th out of 191
Road network length > Km 2014 67th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 16 2004 89th out of 107
Roadways > Paved 6,200 km 2013 79th out of 159
Roadways > Unpaved 65,100 km 2005 9th out of 29
Transportation > Note the International Maritime Bureau reports offshore waters in the Gulf of Aden are high risk for piracy; numerous vessels, including commercial shipping and pleasure craft, have been attacked and hijacked both at anchor and while underway; crew, passengers, and cargo are held for ransom; the presence of several naval task forces in the Gulf of Aden and additional anti-piracy measures on the part of ship operators reduced the incidence of piracy in that body of water by more than half in 2010 2013

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Statistics Division; United Nations Statistics Division. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

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