×
Zambia

Zambia 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.
  • 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 > 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."
  • 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 > 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 > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 88 2013 63th out of 235
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 787.23 million 2012 126th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 6.37 km per 1,000 people 1999 27th out of 111
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 17.71 2007 118th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 11 2007 110th out of 134
Ports and terminals Mpulungu 2013
Rail > Railway length 1,237 km 2014 80th out of 147
Rail lines > Total route-km 1,273 2004 58th out of 73
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 21 2014 154th out of 191
Road > Motorway density 5.43 m of motorway per square km 2014 86th out of 93
Road > Motorway length 50 km 2014 86th out of 93
Road network length > Km 2014 54th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 13 2008 100th out of 116
Roadways > Unpaved 71,323 km 2001 4th out of 14
Waterways 2,250 km 2010 18th out of 63

SOURCES: 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; 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; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2085.html, Roadways.

Citation

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