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Transport > Air transport > Passengers carried: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 701.78 million 2008
2 European Union 450.83 million 2008
3 China 191 million 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 165.29 million 2008
4 Germany 107.94 million 2008
5 United Kingdom 104.71 million 2008
6 Japan 97.02 million 2008
7 France 61.21 million 2008
8 Brazil 58.76 million 2008
9 Spain 55.21 million 2008
10 Canada 53.72 million 2008
11 Australia 51.49 million 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 51.18 million 2006
12 Ireland 50.74 million 2006
13 India 49.88 million 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 48.58 million 2008
14 Russia 37.94 million 2008
15 Italy 30.67 million 2008
16 Indonesia 29.77 million 2008
17 Netherlands 29.6 million 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 26.82 million 2003
18 Turkey 25.51 million 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 23.24 million 2008
19 Malaysia 22.42 million 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 20.79 million 2006
20 Thailand 19.99 million 2008
21 Singapore 19.57 million 2006
22 Mexico 18.83 million 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 18.7 million 2006
European Union average (profile) 18.11 million 2006
23 Saudi Arabia 16.71 million 2008
24 Switzerland 14.35 million 2008
25 United Arab Emirates 14.31 million 2004
Former British colonies average (profile) 13.43 million 1991
26 South Africa 13.14 million 2008
27 New Zealand 12.95 million 2008
28 Colombia 12.34 million 2008
29 Norway 12.28 million 2004
Europe average (profile) 12.23 million 2004
South Asia average (profile) 11.95 million 2006
30 Sweden 11.62 million 2004
31 Portugal 11.17 million 2008
32 Vietnam 9.99 million 2008
33 Philippines 9.51 million 2008
34 Greece 9.44 million 2008
35 Austria 9.14 million 2008
36 Chile 8.02 million 2008
37 Finland 7.92 million 2008
38 Qatar 7.07 million 2006
39 Peru 6.18 million 2008
40 Argentina 6.15 million 2008
41 Belgium 5.88 million 2008
42 Venezuela 5.77 million 2008
43 Pakistan 5.61 million 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 5.22 million 2000
44 Czech Republic 4.97 million 2008
45 Morocco 4.93 million 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 4.74 million 2006
46 Poland 4.63 million 2008
47 Israel 4.56 million 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 3.78 million 1999
48 Ukraine 3.46 million 2008
49 Oman 3.27 million 2004
50 Romania 3.25 million 2008
51 Sri Lanka 3.1 million 2006
52 Ecuador 2.93 million 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 2.91 million 1991
53 Algeria 2.88 million 2008
54 Kenya 2.88 million 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 2.81 million 2006
55 Ethiopia 2.72 million 2008
56 Slovakia 2.69 million 2008
57 Kuwait 2.63 million 2006
58 Hungary 2.59 million 2006
59 Jordan 2.36 million 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 2.32 million 2003
60 Bahrain 2.28 million 2004
61 El Salvador 2.28 million 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.24 million 1998
62 Tunisia 2.05 million 2006
63 Uzbekistan 2.03 million 2008
64 Panama 2.03 million 2006
65 Cyprus 1.94 million 2006
66 Turkmenistan 1.82 million 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 1.8 million 1991
67 Croatia 1.75 million 2008
68 Bolivia 1.72 million 2008
69 Burma 1.64 million 2008
70 Iceland 1.54 million 2006
71 Jamaica 1.53 million 2006
72 Malta 1.5 million 2006
73 Nigeria 1.46 million 2008
74 Latvia 1.41 million 2006
75 Syria 1.36 million 2008
76 Kazakhstan 1.28 million 2008
77 Mauritius 1.26 million 2008
78 Guam 1.26 million 2008
79 Bangladesh 1.22 million 2008
80 Libya 1.21 million 2008
81 Trinidad and Tobago 1.1 million 2008
82 The Bahamas 1.09 million 2008
83 Bulgaria 1.07 million 2008
84 Serbia and Montenegro 1.04 million 2006
85 Brunei 1.04 million 2006
86 Costa Rica 1.02 million 2008
87 Lebanon 968,820 2006
88 Fiji 946,138 2008
89 Luxembourg 927,738 2006
90 Papua New Guinea 904,885 2008
91 Cuba 861,352 2008
92 Slovenia 860,735 2006
93 Cape Verde 807,957 2008
94 Azerbaijan 756,338 2008
95 Antigua and Barbuda 754,912 2006
Former French colonies average (profile) 694,831.82 1999
96 Estonia 685,582 2008
97 Tajikistan 683,248 2008
98 Sudan 617,785 2008
99 Lithuania 609,847 2008
100 Armenia 605,817 2006
101 Honduras 602,200 1993
102 Seychelles 586,106 2008
103 Denmark 582,011 2006
failed states average (profile) 579,407.14 1991
104 Uruguay 568,864 2006
105 Senegal 567,101 2008
106 Madagascar 558,981 2008
107 Gabon 545,640 2008
108 Nepal 520,303 2008
109 Guatemala 506,400 1998
110 Cameroon 470,598 2008
111 Paraguay 465,911 2008
112 Mozambique 461,125 2008
113 Namibia 452,167 2008
114 Mongolia 364,470 2008
115 Belarus 351,165 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 346,141.46 1994
116 Suriname 329,788 2008
117 Laos 323,401 2008
118 Samoa 290,503 2008
119 Moldova 273,810 2006
120 Georgia 271,553 2006
121 Zimbabwe 264,404 2008
122 Botswana 236,182 2008
123 Albania 213,315 2006
124 Cambodia 211,281 2008
125 Kyrgyzstan 204,525 2008
126 Tanzania 202,704 2008
127 Malawi 159,917 2008
128 Mauritania 153,895 2008
129 Afghanistan 149,705 2000
130 Djibouti 130,500 1991
131 Vanuatu 116,744 2006
132 Solomon Islands 100,558 2008
133 Ghana 96,444 2004
134 Monaco 95,721 2006
135 Democratic Republic of the Congo 95,200 2001
136 Maldives 93,417 2006
137 Swaziland 89,791 2000
138 Burkina Faso 80,543 2008
139 Tonga 75,416 2004
140 Bosnia and Herzegovina 72,864 2003
141 Zambia 62,467 2008
142 Nicaragua 61,031 2000
143 Guinea 58,500 1999
144 Uganda 55,292 2006
145 Congo, Republic of the 52,268 2003
146 Sao Tome and Principe 51,921 2008
147 Bhutan 51,056 2006
148 Guyana 47,800 2001
=149 Central African Republic 46,364 2001
=149 Cote d'Ivoire 46,364 2001
=149 Benin 46,364 2001
=149 Togo 46,364 2001
=149 Mali 46,364 2001
=149 Chad 46,364 2001
=149 Niger 46,364 2001
156 Somalia 46,100 1991
157 Liberia 32,000 1992
158 Iraq 31,500 1994
159 Marshall Islands 29,530 2008
160 Kiribati 28,300 1998
161 Comoros 27,300 1996
162 Equatorial Guinea 20,800 1998
163 Guinea-Bissau 20,400 1998
164 Sierra Leone 18,752 2006
165 Burundi 12,000 1998
166 Dominican Republic 10,400 1999
167 Rwanda 9,100 1994
168 Lesotho 1,300 1999
=169 Barbados 0.0 1991
=169 Haiti 0.0 1991

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