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  • Airports: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
  • 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".
  • 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: Motor vehicles per 1,000 people
  • 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)."
  • Rail > Railway length: Railway length in kilometers.
  • Road > Expressway length: Expressway length (km).

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  • Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people: Motor vehicles per 1000 people.

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  • Road > Motorway length: Total network length of all motorways in km.
  • 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.
  • Vehicles > Per km of road: Vehicles per kilometer of road include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Roads refer to motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other roads. A motorway is a road specially designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions."
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
  • Road > Motorway density: Meters of motorway per square kilometer.
  • 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).
  • Road > Motorway length per capita: Length of motorways per capita (mm).
  • Road > Road density: Road density (m of road per square km).
  • 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 lines > Total route-km: Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks."
  • 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.
  • Inefficiency index: Each country's inefficiency rating in regards to traffic. Long commute times, poor traffic laws and other factors are taken into consideration.
  • 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.
  • Air transport > Passengers carried: Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Railways > Passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled.
  • 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.
  • Roads > Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people: 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.
  • Highways > Paved > Per capita: total length of the paved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Roadways > Total: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Quality of port infrastructure, WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by international standards: Quality of port infrastructure, WEF (1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by international standards). The Quality of Port Infrastructure measures business executives' perception of their country's port facilities. Data are from the World Economic Forum's Executive Opinion Survey, conducted for 30 years in collaboration with 150 partner institutes. The 2009 round included more than 13,000 respondents from 133 countries. Sampling follows a dual stratification based on company size and the sector of activity. Data are collected online or through in-person interviews. Responses are aggregated using sector-weighted averaging. The data for the latest year are combined with the data for the previous year to create a two-year moving average. Scores range from 1 (port infrastructure considered extremely underdeveloped) to 7 (port infrastructure considered efficient by international standards). Respondents in landlocked countries were asked how accessible are port facilities (1 = extremely inaccessible; 7 = extremely accessible).
  • Pipelines: The lengths and types of pipelines for transporting products like natural gas, crude oil, or petroleum products
  • Roads > Time index: Time Index is an average one way time needed to transport, in minutes.
  • Container port traffic per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Airports per million: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Commute > Time spent > Total: Overall. 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 "Overall".
  • Roads > Goods transported > Million ton-km > Per capita: Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Highways > Paved: total length of the paved parts of the highway system
  • Roads > Roads, total network > Km: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
  • Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high). Logistics Performance Index overall score reflects perceptions of a country's logistics based on efficiency of customs clearance process, quality of trade- and transport-related infrastructure, ease of arranging competitively priced shipments, quality of logistics services, ability to track and trace consignments, and frequency with which shipments reach the consignee within the scheduled time. The index ranges from 1 to 5, with a higher score representing better performance. Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Scores for the six areas are averaged across all respondents and aggregated to a single score using principal components analysis. Details of the survey methodology and index construction methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the overall level of competence and quality of logistics services (e.g. transport operators, customs brokers), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Highways > Total: total length of the highway system
  • Road > Length of motorways per capita: Kilometers of motorways per million residents.
  • Cars: Cars per 1,000 people (1999).
  • Railways > Total: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
  • Road > Public road per capita: Length of public roads per capita (m).
  • Waterways per million: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km: Rail lines (total route-km). Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks.
  • Roadways > Paved per thousand people: 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. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Railways, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled.
  • Vehicle abundance: Vehicles per populated land area
    Units: Vehicles/Populated Land Area (in km2)
    Units: Air pollution is generally greatest in densely populated areas. To take this into account, we used the Gridded Population of the World dataset available from CIESIN and calculated the total land area in each country inhabited with a population density of greater than 5 persons per sq. km. We then utilized this land area as the denominator for the vehicles data.
  • Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per million: Railways, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces)
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With unpaved runways, which gives the total number of airports with unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft.
  • Ports and harbors: The major ports and harbors selected on the basis of overall importance to each country. This is determined by evaluating a number of factors (e.g., dollar value of goods handled, gross tonnage, facilities, and military significance).
  • Air transport > Passengers carried > Per capita: Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Roads > Total network > Km: Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions."
  • Commute > Time spent > Cycling: Bike. 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 "Bike".
  • Commute > Time spent > Walking: Walking. 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 "Walking".
  • Air transport > Freight > Million ton-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."
  • Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the overall level of competence and quality of logistics services (e.g. transport operators, customs brokers), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Highways > Total per 1000: total length of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft.
  • Merchant marine > Total: 1000 GRT or over
  • Merchant marine > Total > Dwt: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship
  • Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms exports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried: Air transport, passengers carried. Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 per million: Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum value in 2004 = 100). The Liner Shipping Connectivity Index captures how well countries are connected to global shipping networks. It is computed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) based on five components of the maritime transport sector: number of ships, their container-carrying capacity, maximum vessel size, number of services, and number of companies that deploy container ships in a country's ports. For each component a country's value is divided by the maximum value of each component in 2004, the five components are averaged for each country, and the average is divided by the maximum average for 2004 and multiplied by 100. The index generates a value of 100 for the country with the highest average index in 2004. . The underlying data come from Containerisation International Online. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Ships by type: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all non-military ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc.; or a grouping of merchant ships by nationality o
  • Airports > Per $ GDP: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Road sector energy > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent: Road sector energy consumption is the total energy used in the road sector including petroleum products, natural gas, electricity, and combustible renewable and waste."
  • Road sector gasoline fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent: Gasoline is light hydrocarbon oil use in internal combustion engine such as motor vehicles, excluding aircraft."
  • Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km per million: Rail lines (total route-km). Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Roads > Goods transported > Million ton-km: Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled."
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per capita: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Highways > Unpaved: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system
  • Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m per million people: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Gas price > US$ per liter: Fuel prices refer to the pump prices of the most widely sold grade of gasoline. Prices have been converted from the local currency to U.S. dollars.
  • Railways > Goods transported > Million ton-km: Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled."
  • Aircraft departures: Aircraft departures are the number of domestic and international take-offs of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per 1000: Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried per 1000: Air transport, passengers carried. Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Roads > Vehicles > Per km of road: Vehicles (per km of road). Vehicles per kilometer of road include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Roads refer to motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other roads. A motorway is a road specially designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
  • Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high). Logistics Performance Index overall score reflects perceptions of a country's logistics based on efficiency of customs clearance process, quality of trade- and transport-related infrastructure, ease of arranging competitively priced shipments, quality of logistics services, ability to track and trace consignments, and frequency with which shipments reach the consignee within the scheduled time. The index ranges from 1 to 5, with a higher score representing better performance. Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Scores for the six areas are averaged across all respondents and aggregated to a single score using principal components analysis. Details of the survey methodology and index construction methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010).
  • Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100: Import value index (2000 = 100). Import value indexes are the current value of imports (c.i.f.) converted to U.S. dollars and expressed as a percentage of the average for the base period (2000). UNCTAD's import value indexes are reported for most economies. For selected economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the import value indexes are derived from import volume indexes (line 73) and corresponding unit value indexes of imports (line 75) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics.
  • Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km: Railways, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled.
  • Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100 per million: Import value index (2000 = 100). Import value indexes are the current value of imports (c.i.f.) converted to U.S. dollars and expressed as a percentage of the average for the base period (2000). UNCTAD's import value indexes are reported for most economies. For selected economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the import value indexes are derived from import volume indexes (line 73) and corresponding unit value indexes of imports (line 75) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100 per million: Export value index (2000 = 100). Export values are the current value of exports (f.o.b.) converted to U.S. dollars and expressed as a percentage of the average for the base period (2000). UNCTAD's export value indexes are reported for most economies. For selected economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the export value indexes are derived from export volume indexes (line 72) and corresponding unit value indexes of exports (line 74) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Pump price for diesel fuel > US$ per liter: Fuel prices refer to the pump prices of the most widely sold grade of diesel fuel. Prices have been converted from the local currency to U.S. dollars.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway
  • Maritime > Cost to export > US$ per container: Cost to export (US$ per container). Cost measures the fees levied on a 20-foot container in U.S. dollars. All the fees associated with completing the procedures to export or import the goods are included. These include costs for documents, administrative fees for customs clearance and technical control, customs broker fees, terminal handling charges and inland transport. The cost measure does not include tariffs or trade taxes. Only official costs are recorded. Several assumptions are made for the business surveyed: Has 60 or more employees; Is located in the country's most populous city; Is a private, limited liability company. It does not operate within an export processing zone or an industrial estate with special export or import privileges; Is domestically owned with no foreign ownership; Exports more than 10% of its sales. Assumptions about the traded goods: The traded product travels in a dry-cargo, 20-foot, full container load. The product: Is not hazardous nor does it include military items; Does not require refrigeration or any other special environment; Does not require any special phytosanitary or environmental safety standards other than accepted international standards.
  • Highways > Unpaved > Per capita: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ per capita: International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items (current US$). International tourism expenditures for passenger transport items are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries for all services provided during international transportation by nonresident carriers. Also included are passenger services performed within an economy by nonresident carriers. Excluded are passenger services provided to nonresidents by resident carriers within the resident economies; these are included in travel items. In addition to the services covered by passenger fares--including fares that are a part of package tours but excluding cruise fares, which are included in travel--passenger services include such items as charges for excess baggage, vehicles, or other personal accompanying effects and expenditures for food, drink, or other items for which passengers make expenditures while on board carriers. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$: International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items (current US$). International tourism expenditures for passenger transport items are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries for all services provided during international transportation by nonresident carriers. Also included are passenger services performed within an economy by nonresident carriers. Excluded are passenger services provided to nonresidents by resident carriers within the resident economies; these are included in travel items. In addition to the services covered by passenger fares--including fares that are a part of package tours but excluding cruise fares, which are included in travel--passenger services include such items as charges for excess baggage, vehicles, or other personal accompanying effects and expenditures for food, drink, or other items for which passengers make expenditures while on board carriers. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km: Roads, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$: Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Exports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents of general merchandise, net exports of goods under merchanting, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$: Service exports (BoP, current US$). Services refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Roadways > Total per 1000: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units per 1000: Container port traffic (TEU: 20 foot equivalent units). 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units: Container port traffic (TEU: 20 foot equivalent units). 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.
  • Air transport > Registered carrier departures worldwide: Registered carrier departures worldwide are domestic takeoffs and takeoffs abroad of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Road sector gasoline fuel > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent: Gasoline is light hydrocarbon oil use in internal combustion engine such as motor vehicles, excluding aircraft."
  • Road sector energy > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent: Road sector energy consumption is the total energy used in the road sector including petroleum products, natural gas, electricity, and combustible renewable and waste."
  • Railways > Total > Per $ GDP: 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 $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled.
  • Railways > Total per million: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Highways > Paved per 1000: total length of the paved parts of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft.
  • Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days per million: Lead time to import, median case (days). Lead time to import is the median time (the value for 50 percent of shipments) from port of discharge to arrival at the consignee. Data are from the Logistics Performance Index survey. Respondents provided separate values for the best case (10 percent of shipments) and the median case (50 percent of shipments). The data are exponentiated averages of the logarithm of single value responses and of midpoint values of range responses for the median case. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Total > Per capita: 1000 GRT or over Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Merchant marine > By type: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
    Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
    Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
    Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
    Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another.
  • Container port traffic > TEU > 20 foot equivalent units: 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."
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per $ GDP: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Highways > Unpaved per 1000: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Pipelines > Total length per million: Total length of all pipelines. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Pipelines > All types: The lengths and types of pipelines for transporting products like natural gas, crude oil, or petroleum products"
  • Aircraft departures per 1000: Aircraft departures are the number of domestic and international take-offs of air carriers registered in the country. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Time to import > Days: Time to import (days). Time is recorded in calendar days. The time calculation for a procedure starts from the moment it is initiated and runs until it is completed. If a procedure can be accelerated for an additional cost, the fastest legal procedure is chosen. It is assumed that neither the exporter nor the importer wastes time and that each commits to completing each remaining procedure without delay. Procedures that can be completed in parallel are measured as simultaneous. The waiting time between procedures--for example, during unloading of the cargo--is included in the measure.
  • Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100: Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum value in 2004 = 100). The Liner Shipping Connectivity Index captures how well countries are connected to global shipping networks. It is computed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) based on five components of the maritime transport sector: number of ships, their container-carrying capacity, maximum vessel size, number of services, and number of companies that deploy container ships in a country's ports. For each component a country's value is divided by the maximum value of each component in 2004, the five components are averaged for each country, and the average is divided by the maximum average for 2004 and multiplied by 100. The index generates a value of 100 for the country with the highest average index in 2004. . The underlying data come from Containerisation International Online.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated efficiency of customs clearance processes (i.e. speed, simplicity and predictability of formalities), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms imports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU: Imports of goods and services (current LCU). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage
  • Maritime > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases: Tuberculosis treatment success rate (% of registered cases). Tuberculosis treatment success rate is the percentage of new, registered smear-positive (infectious) cases that were cured or in which a full course of treatment was completed.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per $ GDP: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage Per $ GDP figures expressed per million $ gross domestic product
  • Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per $ GDP: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship Per $ GDP figures expressed per million $ gross domestic product
  • Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of service exports, BoP: Insurance and financial services (% of service exports, BoP). Insurance and financial services cover various types of insurance provided to nonresidents by resident insurance enterprises and vice versa, and financial intermediary and auxiliary services (except those of insurance enterprises and pension funds) exchanged between residents and nonresidents.
  • Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$: Goods exports (BoP, current US$). Goods exports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold and net exports of goods under merchanting) involved in a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Transport services > % of all service > Exports: Transport (% of service exports, BoP) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services. Service exports refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. International transactions in services are defined by the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (1993), but definitions may nevertheless vary among reporting economies."
  • International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$, % of GDP: International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items (current US$). International tourism expenditures for passenger transport items are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries for all services provided during international transportation by nonresident carriers. Also included are passenger services performed within an economy by nonresident carriers. Excluded are passenger services provided to nonresidents by resident carriers within the resident economies; these are included in travel items. In addition to the services covered by passenger fares--including fares that are a part of package tours but excluding cruise fares, which are included in travel--passenger services include such items as charges for excess baggage, vehicles, or other personal accompanying effects and expenditures for food, drink, or other items for which passengers make expenditures while on board carriers. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service imports: Transport services (% of commercial service imports). Transport services (% of commercial service imports) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services.
  • Maritime > Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports: Agricultural raw materials exports (% of merchandise exports). Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap).
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in East Asia & Pacific > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to developing economies in East Asia & Pacific (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to developing economies in East Asia and Pacific are the sum of merchandise exports from the reporting economy to developing economies in the East Asia and Pacific region according to World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Middle East & North Africa > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to developing economies in Middle East & North Africa (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to developing economies in Middle East and North Africa are the sum of merchandise exports from the reporting economy to developing economies in the Middle East and North Africa region according to World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service exports: Transport services (% of commercial service exports). Transport services (% of commercial service exports) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services.
  • Maritime > Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service imports: Computer, communications and other services (% of commercial service imports). Computer, communications and other services (% of commercial service imports) include such activities as international telecommunications, and postal and courier services; computer data; news-related service transactions between residents and nonresidents; construction services; royalties and license fees; miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services; and personal, cultural, and recreational services.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Roads > Paved > % of total roads: Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length."
  • Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU per capita: Terms of trade adjustment (constant LCU). The terms of trade effect equals capacity to import less exports of goods and services in constant prices. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Road sector diesel fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent: Diesel is heavy oils used as a fuel for internal combustion in diesel engines.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > % of GDP: Exports of goods and services (% of GDP). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
  • Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$: Goods imports (BoP, current US$). Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Energy imports, net > % of energy use: Energy imports, net (% of energy use). Net energy imports are estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to developing economies in Latin America and the Caribbean are the sum of merchandise exports from the reporting economy to developing economies in the Latin America and the Caribbean region according to World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Europe & Central Asia > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to developing economies in Europe & Central Asia (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to developing economies in Europe and Central Asia are the sum of merchandise exports from the reporting economy to developing economies in the Europe and Central Asia region according to World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Pipelines > Total length > Per $ GDP: Total length of all pipelines Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100: The Liner Shipping Connectivity Index captures how well countries are connected to global shipping networks. It is computed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) based on five components of the maritime transport sector: number of ships, their container-carrying capacity, maximum vessel size, number of services, and number of companies that deploy container ships in a country's ports. For each component a country's value is divided by the maximum value of each component in 2004, the five components are averaged for each country, and the average is divided by the maximum average for 2004 and multiplied by 100. The index generates a value of 100 for the country with the highest average index in 2004. . The underlying data come from Containerisation International Online."
  • Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km per million: Air transport, freight (million ton-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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Current account balance > % of GDP: Current account balance (% of GDP). Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Annual % growth: Exports of goods and services (annual % growth). Annual growth rate of exports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$: Imports of goods and services (current US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT per capita: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Exports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents of general merchandise, net exports of goods under merchanting, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With unpaved runways, which gives the total number of airports with unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service imports: Insurance and financial services (% of commercial service imports). Insurance and financial services cover freight insurance on goods imported and other direct insurance such as life insurance; financial intermediation services such as commissions, foreign exchange transactions, and brokerage services; and auxiliary services such as financial market operational and regulatory services.
  • Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP: Arms imports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Goods imports (BoP, current US$). Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force: Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force). Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU: Exports of goods and services (constant LCU). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$: Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 per million: Wholesale price index (2005 = 100). Wholesale price index refers to a mix of agricultural and industrial goods at various stages of production and distribution, including import duties. The Laspeyres formula is generally used. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents assessed the ease of arranging competitively priced shipments to markets, on a rating ranging from 1 (very difficult) to 5 (very easy). Scores are averaged across all respondents. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU per million: External balance on goods and services (constant LCU). External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports by the reporting economy, residual > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports by the reporting economy, residual (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports by the reporting economy residuals are the total merchandise exports by the reporting economy to the rest of the world as reported in the IMF's Direction of trade database, less the sum of exports by the reporting economy to high-, low-, and middle-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Includes trade with unspecified partners or with economies not covered by World Bank classification. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy.
  • Quality of port infrastructure > WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by i: The Quality of Port Infrastructure measures business executives' perception of their country's port facilities. Data are from the World Economic Forum's Executive Opinion Survey, conducted for 30 years in collaboration with 150 partner institutes. The 2009 round included more than 13,000 respondents from 133 countries. Sampling follows a dual stratification based on company size and the sector of activity. Data are collected online or through in-person interviews. Responses are aggregated using sector-weighted averaging. The data for the latest year are combined with the data for the previous year to create a two-year moving average. Scores range from 1 (port infrastructure considered extremely underdeveloped) to 7 (port infrastructure considered efficient by international standards). Respondents in landlocked countries were asked how accessible are port facilities (1 = extremely inaccessible; 7 = extremely accessible)."
  • Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km: Air transport, freight (million ton-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.
  • Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days: Lead time to export, median case (days). Lead time to export is the median time (the value for 50 percent of shipments) from shipment point to port of loading. Data are from the Logistics Performance Index survey. Respondents provided separate values for the best case (10 percent of shipments) and the median case (50 percent of shipments). The data are exponentiated averages of the logarithm of single value responses and of midpoint values of range responses for the median case.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the quality of trade and transport related infrastructure (e.g. ports, railroads, roads, information technology), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (% of GDP). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
  • Maritime > Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports: Fuel imports (% of merchandise imports). Fuels comprise the commodities in SITC section 3 (mineral fuels).
  • Merchant marine > Total > Per $ GDP: 1000 GRT or over Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per capita: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per capita: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU per million: External balance on goods and services (current LCU). External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms exports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP: Arms exports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents assessed the ease of arranging competitively priced shipments to markets, on a rating ranging from 1 (very difficult) to 5 (very easy). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms imports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Goods exports (BoP, current US$). Goods exports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold and net exports of goods under merchanting) involved in a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Goods imports (BoP, current US$). Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Service exports (BoP, current US$). Services refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita: Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Total > Dwt per capita: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m per million people: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Registered in other countries per million: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
    Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
    Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
    Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
    Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Documents to export > Number: Documents to export (number). All documents required per shipment to export goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included.
  • Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total: Armed forces personnel, total. Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.
  • Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU: External balance on goods and services (current LCU). External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current local currency.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Annual % growth: Imports of goods and services (annual % growth). Annual growth rate of imports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
  • Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU: External balance on goods and services (constant LCU). External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in constant local currency.
  • Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service imports: Travel services (% of commercial service imports). Travel services (% of commercial service imports) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers in that economy for their own use during visits of less than one year for business or personal purposes. Travel services include the goods and services consumed by travelers, such as lodging, meals, and transport (within the economy visited).
  • Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service exports: Insurance and financial services (% of commercial service exports). Insurance and financial services cover freight insurance on goods exported and other direct insurance such as life insurance; financial intermediation services such as commissions, foreign exchange transactions, and brokerage services; and auxiliary services such as financial market operational and regulatory services.
  • Maritime > Time to import > Days per million: Time to import (days). Time is recorded in calendar days. The time calculation for a procedure starts from the moment it is initiated and runs until it is completed. If a procedure can be accelerated for an additional cost, the fastest legal procedure is chosen. It is assumed that neither the exporter nor the importer wastes time and that each commits to completing each remaining procedure without delay. Procedures that can be completed in parallel are measured as simultaneous. The waiting time between procedures--for example, during unloading of the cargo--is included in the measure. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Registered in other countries: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
    Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
    Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
    Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
    Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another.
  • Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days per million: Lead time to export, median case (days). Lead time to export is the median time (the value for 50 percent of shipments) from shipment point to port of loading. Data are from the Logistics Performance Index survey. Respondents provided separate values for the best case (10 percent of shipments) and the median case (50 percent of shipments). The data are exponentiated averages of the logarithm of single value responses and of midpoint values of range responses for the median case. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Foreign-owned: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
    Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
    Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
    Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
    Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the ability to track and trace consignments when shipping to the market, on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total per 1000: Armed forces personnel, total. Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU per capita: Exports of goods and services (constant LCU). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$ per capita: Imports of goods and services (current US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Travel services > % of service exports, BoP: Travel services (% of service exports, BoP). Travel covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers for their own use during visits of less than one year in that economy for either business or personal purposes. Travel includes local transport (i.e., transport within the economy being visited and provided by a resident of that economy), but excludes international transport (which is included in passenger transport. Travel also excludes goods for resale, which are included in general merchandise.
  • Maritime > Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports: Ores and metals exports (% of merchandise exports). Ores and metals comprise the commodities in SITC sections 27 (crude fertilizer, minerals nes); 28 (metalliferous ores, scrap); and 68 (non-ferrous metals).
  • Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m per million: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Foreign-owned per million: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
    Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
    Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
    Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
    Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports per million: Total reserves in months of imports. Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. This item shows reserves expressed in terms of the number of months of imports of goods and services they could pay for [Reserves/(Imports/12)]. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide per 1000: Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide. Registered carrier departures worldwide are domestic takeoffs and takeoffs abroad of air carriers registered in the country. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m per million people: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Maritime > Export volume index > 2000 = 100 per million: Export volume index (2000 = 100). Export volume indexes are derived from UNCTAD's volume index series and are the ratio of the export value indexes to the corresponding unit value indexes. Unit value indexes are based on data reported by countries that demonstrate consistency under UNCTAD quality controls, supplemented by UNCTADu2019s estimates using the previous yearu2019s trade values at the Standard International Trade Classification three-digit level as weights. To improve data coverage, especially for the latest periods, UNCTAD constructs a set of average prices indexes at the three-digit product classification of the Standard International Trade Classification revision 3 using UNCTADu2019s Commodity Price Statistics, internaxadtional and national sources, and UNCTAD secretariat estimates and calculates unit value indexes at the country level using the current yearu2019s trade values as weights. For economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the export volume indexes (lines 72) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics are used. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > % of total fuel combustion: CO2 emissions from transport (% of total fuel combustion). CO2 emissions from transport contains emissions from the combustion of fuel for all transport activity, regardless of the sector, except for international marine bunkers and international aviation. This includes domestic aviation, domestic navigation, road, rail and pipeline transport, and corresponds to IPCC Source/Sink Category 1 A 3. In addition, the IEA data are not collected in a way that allows the autoproducer consumption to be split by specific end-use and therefore, autoproducers are shown as a separate item (Unallocated Autoproducers).
  • Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > Million metric tons: CO2 emissions from transport (million metric tons). CO2 emissions from transport contains emissions from the combustion of fuel for all transport activity, regardless of the sector, except for international marine bunkers and international aviation. This includes domestic aviation, domestic navigation, road, rail and pipeline transport, and corresponds to IPCC Source/Sink Category 1 A 3. In addition, the IEA data are not collected in a way that allows the autoproducer consumption to be split by specific end-use and therefore, autoproducers are shown as a separate item (Unallocated Autoproducers).
  • Travel services > % of commercial service > Exports: Travel services (% of commercial service exports) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers in that economy for their own use during visits of less than one year for business or personal purposes. Travel services include the goods and services consumed by travelers, such as lodging and meals and transport (within the economy visited).
  • Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100: Wholesale price index (2005 = 100). Wholesale price index refers to a mix of agricultural and industrial goods at various stages of production and distribution, including import duties. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • Maritime > Documents to export > Number per million: Documents to export (number). All documents required per shipment to export goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Cost to import > US$ per container: Cost to import (US$ per container). Cost measures the fees levied on a 20-foot container in U.S. dollars. All the fees associated with completing the procedures to export or import the goods are included. These include costs for documents, administrative fees for customs clearance and technical control, customs broker fees, terminal handling charges and inland transport. The cost measure does not include tariffs or trade taxes. Only official costs are recorded.
  • Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000: Railways, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Roads > Roads, paved > % of total roads: Roads, paved (% of total roads). Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length.
  • Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide: Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide. Registered carrier departures worldwide are domestic takeoffs and takeoffs abroad of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per capita: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces) Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$, % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (current US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU: Terms of trade adjustment (constant LCU). The terms of trade effect equals capacity to import less exports of goods and services in constant prices. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m per million: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total per million: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Service exports (BoP, current US$). Services refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total per million: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days: Lead time to import, median case (days). Lead time to import is the median time (the value for 50 percent of shipments) from port of discharge to arrival at the consignee. Data are from the Logistics Performance Index survey. Respondents provided separate values for the best case (10 percent of shipments) and the median case (50 percent of shipments). The data are exponentiated averages of the logarithm of single value responses and of midpoint values of range responses for the median case.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World are the sum of merchandise exports by the reporting economy to economies in the Arab World. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100: Export value index (2000 = 100). Export values are the current value of exports (f.o.b.) converted to U.S. dollars and expressed as a percentage of the average for the base period (2000). UNCTAD's export value indexes are reported for most economies. For selected economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the export value indexes are derived from export volume indexes (line 72) and corresponding unit value indexes of exports (line 74) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics.
  • Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service exports: Travel services (% of commercial service exports). Travel services (% of commercial service exports) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers in that economy for their own use during visits of less than one year for business or personal purposes. Travel services include the goods and services consumed by travelers, such as lodging and meals and transport (within the economy visited).
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita: Exports of goods and services (current LCU). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU: Exports of goods and services (current LCU). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency.
  • Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports: Total reserves in months of imports. Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. This item shows reserves expressed in terms of the number of months of imports of goods and services they could pay for [Reserves/(Imports/12)].
  • Air transport > Registered carrier departures worldwide > Per capita: Registered carrier departures worldwide are domestic takeoffs and takeoffs abroad of air carriers registered in the country. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Maritime > Food exports > % of merchandise exports: Food exports (% of merchandise exports). Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).
  • Maritime > ICT goods imports > % total goods imports: ICT goods imports (% total goods imports). Information and communication technology goods imports include telecommunications, audio and video, computer and related equipment; electronic components; and other information and communication technology goods. Software is excluded.
  • Maritime > Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports: Ores and metals imports (% of merchandise imports). Ores and metals comprise commodities in SITC sections 27 (crude fertilizer, minerals nes); 28 (metalliferous ores, scrap); and 68 (non-ferrous metals).
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita: Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Exports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents of general merchandise, net exports of goods under merchanting, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Pipelines > Gas: Total length of gas pipelines
  • Merchant marine > Total per million: 1000 GRT or over. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Pipelines > Gas per million: Total length of gas pipelines. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Goods exports (BoP, current US$). Goods exports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold and net exports of goods under merchanting) involved in a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per $ GDP: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces) Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Road > Radar detector legality: Legality.
  • Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > Million metric tons per million: CO2 emissions from transport (million metric tons). CO2 emissions from transport contains emissions from the combustion of fuel for all transport activity, regardless of the sector, except for international marine bunkers and international aviation. This includes domestic aviation, domestic navigation, road, rail and pipeline transport, and corresponds to IPCC Source/Sink Category 1 A 3. In addition, the IEA data are not collected in a way that allows the autoproducer consumption to be split by specific end-use and therefore, autoproducers are shown as a separate item (Unallocated Autoproducers). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Burden of customs procedure > WEF > 1=extremely inefficient to 7=extremely efficient: Burden of Customs Procedure measures business executives' perceptions of their country's efficiency of customs procedures. The rating ranges from 1 to 7, with a higher score indicating greater efficiency. Data are from the World Economic Forum's Executive Opinion Survey, conducted for 30 years in collaboration with 150 partner institutes. The 2009 round included more than 13,000 respondents from 133 countries. Sampling follows a dual stratification based on company size and the sector of activity. Data are collected online or through in-person interviews. Responses are aggregated using sector-weighted averaging. The data for the latest year are combined with the data for the previous year to create a two-year moving average. Respondents evaluated the efficiency of customs procedures in their country. The lowest score (1) rates the customs procedure as extremely inefficient, and the highest score (7) as extremely efficient."
  • Transport services > % of all service imports: Transport (% of service imports, BoP) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, the movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services. Services imports refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. International transactions in services are defined by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Balance of Payments Manual (1993), but definitions may nevertheless vary among reporting economies."
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$: Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the ability to track and trace consignments when shipping to the market, on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000: Roads, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated efficiency of customs clearance processes (i.e. speed, simplicity and predictability of formalities), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita: Imports of goods and services (current LCU). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100: Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100). Net barter terms of trade index is calculated as the percentage ratio of the export unit value indexes to the import unit value indexes, measured relative to the base year 2000. Unit value indexes are based on data reported by countries that demonstrate consistency under UNCTAD quality controls, supplemented by UNCTADu2019s estimates using the previous yearu2019s trade values at the Standard International Trade Classification three-digit level as weights. To improve data coverage, especially for the latest periods, UNCTAD constructs a set of average prices indexes at the three-digit product classification of the Standard International Trade Classification revision 3 using UNCTADu2019s Commodity Price Statistics, internaxadtional and national sources, and UNCTAD secretariat estimates and calculates unit value indexes at the country level using the current yearu2019s trade values as weights.
  • Maritime > Export volume index > 2000 = 100: Export volume index (2000 = 100). Export volume indexes are derived from UNCTAD's volume index series and are the ratio of the export value indexes to the corresponding unit value indexes. Unit value indexes are based on data reported by countries that demonstrate consistency under UNCTAD quality controls, supplemented by UNCTADu2019s estimates using the previous yearu2019s trade values at the Standard International Trade Classification three-digit level as weights. To improve data coverage, especially for the latest periods, UNCTAD constructs a set of average prices indexes at the three-digit product classification of the Standard International Trade Classification revision 3 using UNCTADu2019s Commodity Price Statistics, internaxadtional and national sources, and UNCTAD secretariat estimates and calculates unit value indexes at the country level using the current yearu2019s trade values as weights. For economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the export volume indexes (lines 72) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics are used.
  • Maritime > ICT goods exports > % of total goods exports: ICT goods exports (% of total goods exports). Information and communication technology goods exports include telecommunications, audio and video, computer and related equipment; electronic components; and other information and communication technology goods. Software is excluded.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to high-income economies > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to high-income economies (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to high-income economies are the sum of merchandise exports from the reporting economy to high-income economies according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100 per million: Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100). Net barter terms of trade index is calculated as the percentage ratio of the export unit value indexes to the import unit value indexes, measured relative to the base year 2000. Unit value indexes are based on data reported by countries that demonstrate consistency under UNCTAD quality controls, supplemented by UNCTADu2019s estimates using the previous yearu2019s trade values at the Standard International Trade Classification three-digit level as weights. To improve data coverage, especially for the latest periods, UNCTAD constructs a set of average prices indexes at the three-digit product classification of the Standard International Trade Classification revision 3 using UNCTADu2019s Commodity Price Statistics, internaxadtional and national sources, and UNCTAD secretariat estimates and calculates unit value indexes at the country level using the current yearu2019s trade values as weights. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies outside region > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to developing economies outside region (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to developing economies outside region are the sum of merchandise exports from the reporting economy to other developing economies in other World Bank regions according to the World Bank classification of economies. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa are the sum of merchandise exports from the reporting economy to developing economies in the Sub-Saharan Africa region according to World Bank classification of economies. Data are as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Transport services > % of commercial service imports: Transport services (% of commercial service imports) covers all transport services (sea, air, land, internal waterway, space, and pipeline) performed by residents of one economy for those of another and involving the carriage of passengers, movement of goods (freight), rental of carriers with crew, and related support and auxiliary services. Excluded are freight insurance, which is included in insurance services; goods procured in ports by nonresident carriers and repairs of transport equipment, which are included in goods; repairs of railway facilities, harbors, and airfield facilities, which are included in construction services; and rental of carriers without crew, which is included in other services."
  • Travel > % of all service > Exports: Travel (% of service exports, BoP) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers for their own use during visits of less than one year in that economy for either business or personal purposes. Service exports refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. International transactions in services are defined by the IMF's Balance of Payments Manual (1993), but definitions may nevertheless vary among reporting economies."
  • Road sector diesel fuel > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent: Diesel is heavy oils used as a fuel for internal combustion in diesel engines.
  • Road sector energy > Consumption > % of total energy > Consumption: Road sector energy consumption is the total energy used in the road sector including petroleum products, natural gas, electricity, and combustible renewable and waste. Total energy consumption is the total country energy consumption."
  • Travel > % of all service imports: Travel (% of service imports, BoP) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers for their own use during visits of less than one year in that economy for either business or personal purposes. Services imports refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. International transactions in services are defined by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Balance of Payments Manual (1993), but definitions may nevertheless vary among reporting economies."
  • Pipelines > Total length: Total length of all pipelines
  • Maritime > Communications, computer, etc. > % of service exports, BoP: Communications, computer, etc. (% of service exports, BoP). Communications, computer, information, and other services cover international telecommunications; computer data; news-related service transactions between residents and nonresidents; construction services; royalties and license fees; miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services; personal, cultural, and recreational services; manufacturing services on physical inputs owned by others; and maintenance and repair services and government services not included elsewhere.
STAT Ireland United States HISTORY
Airports 40
Ranked 105th.
13,513
Ranked 1st. 338 times more than Ireland

Commute > Distance 2.12 km
Ranked 30th.
8.79 km
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Ireland
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 13.66 billion
Ranked 50th.
929.19 billion
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Ireland

Highways > Total > Per capita 24.31 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 5th. 9% more than United States
22.22 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd.

Motor vehicles 359 motor vehicles per 100 p
Ranked 14th.
765 motor vehicles per 100 p
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Ireland
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 536.88
Ranked 25th.
819.79
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than Ireland

Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 437.35
Ranked 26th.
450.67
Ranked 23th. 3% more than Ireland

Rail > Railway length 1,919 km
Ranked 71st.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 117 times more than Ireland
Road > Expressway length 1,224 km
Ranked 28th.
76,334 km
Ranked 2nd. 62 times more than Ireland
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 513
Ranked 35th.
797
Ranked 3rd. 55% more than Ireland
Road > Motorway length 663 km
Ranked 21st.
75,008 km
Ranked 1st. 113 times more than Ireland
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 132
Ranked 23th. 94% more than United States
68
Ranked 27th.

Road network length > Km
Vehicles > Per km of road 20
Ranked 37th.
31
Ranked 26th. 55% more than Ireland

Waterways 956 km
Ranked 37th.
41,009 km
Ranked 2nd. 43 times more than Ireland

Road > Motorway density 9.43 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 17th. 21% more than United States
7.79 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 18th.
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 433.82
Ranked 28th. 3% more than United States
423
Ranked 30th.

Road > Motorway length per capita 149.9 mm
Ranked 13th.
253.05 mm
Ranked 4th. 69% more than Ireland
Road > Road density 1,352 m of road per square km
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than United States
668 m of road per square km
Ranked 19th.
Ports and terminals Cork, Dublin, Shannon Foynes, Waterford <strong>cargo ports (tonnage): </strong>Baton Rouge, Corpus Christi, Hampton Roads, Houston, Long Beach, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Plaquemines, Tampa, Texas City<br /><strong>container ports (TEUs):</strong> Los Angeles (7,849,985), Long Beach (6,350,125), New York/New Jersey (5,265,058), Savannah (2,616,126), Oakland (2,236,244), Hampton Roads (2,083,278) (2008)<br /><strong>cruise departure ports (passengers):</strong> Miami (2,032,000), Port Everglades (1,277,000), Port Canaveral (1,189,000), Seattle (430,000), Long Beach (415,000) (2009)<br /><strong>oil terminals:</strong> LOOP terminal, Haymark terminal
Rail lines > Total route-km 1,919
Ranked 63th.
227,058
Ranked 1st. 118 times more than Ireland

Airports > Per capita 8.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 112th.
49.63 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd. 6 times more than Ireland

Inefficiency index 60.81
Ranked 36th.
184.51
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than Ireland
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 2,977.58
Ranked 24th. 1% more than United States
2,960.02
Ranked 25th.

Air transport > Passengers carried 50.74 million
Ranked 9th.
701.78 million
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Ireland

Railways > Total > Per capita 0.779 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th. 4% more than United States
0.752 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st.

Roads > Traffic index 76.8
Ranked 37th.
163.55
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than Ireland
Airports > With paved runways > Total 16
Ranked 94th.
5,054
Ranked 1st. 316 times more than Ireland

Roadways > Paved 96,036 km
Ranked 19th.
4.3 million km
Ranked 1st. 45 times more than Ireland

Air transport > Freight > Million tons per km 107 million tons/km
Ranked 58th.
37,357.64 million tons/km
Ranked 1st. 349 times more than Ireland

Railways > Passengers carried > Million passenger-km 1,976
Ranked 43th.
9,935
Ranked 20th. 5 times more than Ireland

Container port traffic 979,740 TEU
Ranked 48th.
38.52 million TEU
Ranked 2nd. 39 times more than Ireland

Roads > Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 513
Ranked 28th.
797
Ranked 2nd. 55% more than Ireland

Highways > Paved > Per capita 22.87 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 59% more than United States
14.39 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd.

Roadways > Total 96,036 km
Ranked 46th.
6.59 million km
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Ireland

Quality of port infrastructure, WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by international standards 5.3
Ranked 29th.
5.6
Ranked 17th. 6% more than Ireland

Pipelines gas 1,550 km petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km
Roads > Time index 23.56
Ranked 37th.
36.85
Ranked 15th. 56% more than Ireland
Container port traffic per 1000 235.52 TEU
Ranked 17th. 81% more than United States
130.34 TEU
Ranked 27th.

Airports per million 8.72
Ranked 84th.
48.75
Ranked 27th. 6 times more than Ireland

Commute > Time spent > Total 21.25 min
Ranked 28th.
34.57 min
Ranked 13th. 63% more than Ireland
Roads > Goods transported > Million ton-km > Per capita 3.98 per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th.
6.32 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 59% more than Ireland

Highways > Paved 87,043 km
Ranked 12th.
4.15 million km
Ranked 1st. 48 times more than Ireland

Roads > Roads, total network > Km 96,424
Ranked 32nd.
6.55 million
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Ireland

Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.767
Ranked 40th. 61 times more than United States
0.0125
Ranked 150th.

Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high 3.54
Ranked 24th.
3.96
Ranked 10th. 12% more than Ireland

Highways > Total 92,500 km
Ranked 15th.
6.41 million km
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Ireland

Road > Length of motorways per capita 14.47 mm
Ranked 32nd. 42% more than United States
10.21 mm
Ranked 36th.
Cars 272 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th.
478 per 1,000 people
Ranked 7th. 76% more than Ireland
Railways > Total 3,237 km
Ranked 54th.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Ireland

Road > Public road per capita 22.58 m
Ranked 5th. 4% more than United States
21.69 m
Ranked 7th.
Waterways per million 213.66 km
Ranked 25th. 58% more than United States
134.86 km
Ranked 4th.

Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km 1,919
Ranked 59th.
228,513
Ranked 2nd. 119 times more than Ireland

Roadways > Paved per thousand people 21.46 km
Ranked 5th. 58% more than United States
13.59 km
Ranked 10th.

Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 1,638
Ranked 46th.
9,518
Ranked 23th. 6 times more than Ireland

Vehicle abundance 16.21 per square km
Ranked 39th.
46.56 per square km
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Ireland
Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per million 357.9
Ranked 30th. 12 times more than United States
30.55
Ranked 63th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 24
Ranked 96th.
8,459
Ranked 1st. 352 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 2
Ranked 144th.
1,552
Ranked 2nd. 776 times more than Ireland

Ports and harbors Arklow, Cork, Drogheda, Dublin, Foynes, Galway, Limerick, New Ross, Waterford Anchorage, Baltimore, Boston, Charleston, Chicago, Duluth, Hampton Roads, Honolulu, Houston, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Port Canaveral, Portland (Oregon), Prudhoe Bay, San Francisco, Savannah, Seattle, Tampa, Toledo
Air transport > Passengers carried > Per capita 12,053.32 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United States
2,309.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th.

Roads > Total network > Km 96,602
Ranked 27th.
6.54 million
Ranked 1st. 68 times more than Ireland

Commute > Time spent > Cycling 2.5 min
Ranked 3rd. 19 times more than United States
0.13 min
Ranked 10th.
Commute > Time spent > Walking 18.75 min
Ranked 17th.
22.86 min
Ranked 13th. 22% more than Ireland
Air transport > Freight > Million ton-km 130.5
Ranked 46th.
39,313.6
Ranked 1st. 301 times more than Ireland

Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.771
Ranked 35th. 61 times more than United States
0.0126
Ranked 150th.

Highways > Total per 1000 24.31 km
Ranked 5th. 9% more than United States
22.27 km
Ranked 2nd.

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m 1
Ranked 143th.
189
Ranked 1st. 189 times more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total 31
Ranked 83th.
393
Ranked 26th. 13 times more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt 161,808 Dwt
Ranked 92nd.
12.62 million Dwt
Ranked 16th. 78 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ $25.00 million
Ranked 27th.
$8.76 billion
Ranked 1st. 350 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried 92.05 million
Ranked 8th.
736.62 million
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 per million 2.83
Ranked 75th. 10 times more than United States
0.292
Ranked 138th.

Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000 21.79
Ranked 9th. 3% more than United States
21.16
Ranked 10th.

Merchant marine > Ships by type bulk 4, cargo 20, container 1, short-sea passenger 1 barge carrier 2, bulk 71, cargo 26, chemical tanker 13, combination bulk 2, combination ore/oil 1, container 79, freighter 15, heavy lift carrier 3, passenger/cargo 1, petroleum tanker 73, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 46, short-sea passenger 2, specialized tanker 2, vehicle carrier 9
Airports > Per $ GDP 0.162 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 159th.
1.12 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 119th. 7 times more than Ireland

Road sector energy > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent 1.07
Ranked 12th.
1.78
Ranked 5th. 66% more than Ireland

Road sector gasoline fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent 1,819
Ranked 44th.
367,117
Ranked 1st. 202 times more than Ireland

Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km per million 419.29
Ranked 34th.
733.38
Ranked 9th. 75% more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 1.05
Ranked 60th.
7.1
Ranked 21st. 7 times more than Ireland

Roads > Goods transported > Million ton-km 15,900
Ranked 26th.
1.89 million
Ranked 1st. 119 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per capita 3.65 per 1 million people
Ranked 104th.
17.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 41st. 5 times more than Ireland

Highways > Unpaved 5,457 km
Ranked 38th.
2.26 million km
Ranked 1st. 414 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m 4
Ranked 94th.
1,478
Ranked 1st. 370 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m per million people 0.209
Ranked 97th.
0.597
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Ireland

Gas price > US$ per liter $1.56
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than United States
$0.56
Ranked 144th.

Railways > Goods transported > Million ton-km 103
Ranked 84th.
2.79 million
Ranked 1st. 27070 times more than Ireland

Aircraft departures 164,300
Ranked 24th.
8.53 million
Ranked 1st. 52 times more than Ireland
Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per 1000 11.82
Ranked 12th.
22.08
Ranked 1st. 87% more than Ireland

Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried per 1000 20,060.29
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than United States
2,346.56
Ranked 18th.

Roads > Vehicles > Per km of road 24
Ranked 48th.
37.69
Ranked 29th. 57% more than Ireland

Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high 3.52
Ranked 25th.
3.93
Ranked 9th. 12% more than Ireland

Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100 130.48
Ranked 190th.
179.9
Ranked 177th. 38% more than Ireland

Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km 105
Ranked 78th.
2.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 24044 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100 per million 28.51
Ranked 124th. 49 times more than United States
0.577
Ranked 196th.

Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100 per million 35.86
Ranked 109th. 59 times more than United States
0.608
Ranked 195th.

Pump price for diesel fuel > US$ per liter $1.64
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than United States
$0.78
Ranked 118th.

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m 5
Ranked 61st.
903
Ranked 1st. 181 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Cost to export > US$ per container $1,160.00
Ranked 95th. 6% more than United States
$1,090.00
Ranked 105th.

Highways > Unpaved > Per capita 1.43 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 28th.
7.83 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Ireland

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ per capita $24.91
Ranked 56th.
$99.84
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than Ireland

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ $114.00 million
Ranked 77th.
$31.11 billion
Ranked 2nd. 273 times more than Ireland

Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km 10,940
Ranked 39th.
2.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 194 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ $226.36 billion
Ranked 27th.
$2.21 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ $107.04 billion
Ranked 12th.
$650.56 billion
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Ireland

Roadways > Total per 1000 21.7 km
Ranked 5th. 1% more than United States
21.4 km
Ranked 6th.

Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units per 1000 166.5
Ranked 48th. 21% more than United States
137.69
Ranked 56th.

Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units 762,024.78
Ranked 59th.
42.9 million
Ranked 3rd. 56 times more than Ireland

Air transport > Registered carrier departures worldwide 350,204
Ranked 16th.
9.05 million
Ranked 1st. 26 times more than Ireland

Road sector gasoline fuel > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent 0.42
Ranked 18th.
1.22
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Ireland

Road sector energy > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent 4,645
Ranked 42nd.
537,853
Ranked 1st. 116 times more than Ireland

Railways > Total > Per $ GDP 14.54 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 99th.
18.25 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 96th. 26% more than Ireland

Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 52,900
Ranked 31st.
6.83 million
Ranked 1st. 129 times more than Ireland

Railways > Total per million 731.41 km
Ranked 14th.
751.67 km
Ranked 1st. 3% more than Ireland

Highways > Paved per 1000 22.87 km
Ranked 2nd. 59% more than United States
14.42 km
Ranked 2nd.

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 5
Ranked 67th.
2,249
Ranked 1st. 450 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days per million 0.436
Ranked 38th. 68 times more than United States
0.00637
Ranked 109th.

Merchant marine > Total > Per capita 6.98 per 1 million people
Ranked 74th. 5 times more than United States
1.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 108th.

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per capita 0.243 per 1 million people
Ranked 116th.
0.744 per 1 million people
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Ireland

Merchant marine > By type cargo 25, chemical tanker 2, container 1 barge carrier 6, bulk carrier 58, cargo 58, carrier 3, chemical tanker 30, container 87, passenger 18, passenger/cargo 56, petroleum tanker 45, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 27, vehicle carrier 27
Container port traffic > TEU > 20 foot equivalent units 1.04 million
Ranked 49th.
40.35 million
Ranked 3rd. 39 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 0.067 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 163th.
0.388 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 123th. 6 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 76.35 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 130th.
594.39 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 86th. 8 times more than Ireland

Highways > Unpaved per 1000 1.43 km
Ranked 28th.
7.85 km
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Ireland

Pipelines > Total length per million 421.33 km
Ranked 41st.
2,658.64 km
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Ireland
Pipelines > All types gas 1,795 km (2004) petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km (2003)
Aircraft departures per 1000 39.5
Ranked 12th. 37% more than United States
28.88
Ranked 19th.
Maritime > Time to import > Days 10
Ranked 156th. Twice as much as United States
5
Ranked 183th.

Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 12.99
Ranked 79th.
91.7
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high 3.4
Ranked 24th.
3.67
Ranked 13th. 8% more than Ireland

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita $0.22
Ranked 100th.
$4.13
Ranked 54th. 19 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 3.89 per 1 million people
Ranked 72nd.
26.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 21st. 7 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU 136.99 billion
Ranked 92nd.
2.74 trillion
Ranked 35th. 20 times more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total > GRT 116,091 GRT
Ranked 95th.
10.31 million GRT
Ranked 17th. 89 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 64%
Ranked 158th.
78%
Ranked 110th. 22% more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per $ GDP 0.465 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 108th.
0.802 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 104th. 72% more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per $ GDP 0.651 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 109th.
1 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 102nd. 54% more than Ireland

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of service exports, BoP 19.19%
Ranked 6th. 35% more than United States
14.22%
Ranked 10th.

Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ $119.32 billion
Ranked 33th.
$1.56 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 17.96 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 133th.
130.89 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 106th. 7 times more than Ireland

Transport services > % of all service > Exports 4.36%
Ranked 129th.
12.42%
Ranked 97th. 3 times more than Ireland

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$, % of GDP 0.0516%
Ranked 119th.
0.208%
Ranked 94th. 4 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service imports 1.94%
Ranked 64th.
22.08%
Ranked 52nd. 11 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports 0.57%
Ranked 65th.
2.45%
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in East Asia & Pacific > % of total merchandise exports 2.42%
Ranked 84th.
10.1%
Ranked 45th. 4 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Middle East & North Africa > % of total merchandise exports 0.413%
Ranked 109th.
1.23%
Ranked 73th. 3 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service exports 5.39%
Ranked 59th.
13.76%
Ranked 47th. 3 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 80.31%
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than United States
38.23%
Ranked 35th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 0.73 per 1 million people
Ranked 100th.
5.75 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th. 8 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 1.22 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd.
3.17 per 1 million people
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Ireland

Roads > Paved > % of total roads 100%
Ranked 14th. 53% more than United States
65.34%
Ranked 26th.

Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU per capita -2,322.918
Ranked 96th. 12 times more than United States
-187.012
Ranked 66th.

Road sector diesel fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent 2,664
Ranked 38th.
127,002
Ranked 1st. 48 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > % of GDP 107.81%
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than United States
13.52%
Ranked 131st.

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ $63.63 billion
Ranked 43th.
$2.30 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 36 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Energy imports, net > % of energy use 89.63%
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than United States
15.04%
Ranked 27th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean > % of total merchandise exports 1.11%
Ranked 86th.
22.8%
Ranked 18th. 20 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Europe & Central Asia > % of total merchandise exports 1.4%
Ranked 77th.
1.49%
Ranked 75th. 7% more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Note includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Germany 2 includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Australia 1, Canada 4, Denmark 15, France 1, Germany 1, Netherlands 3, Norway 7, Puerto Rico 4, Singapore 11, Sweden 1, United Kingdom 3; also, the US owns 549 additional ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 29,616,347 DWT that operate under the registries of Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, The Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cambodia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Finland, Gibraltar, Hong Kong (China), Indonesia, Isle of Man, Italy, Liberia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Netherlands, Norway, Norway (NIS), Panama, Peru, Philippines, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Tonga, UK, Vanuatu, and Wallis and Futuna
Pipelines > Total length > Per $ GDP 9.78 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 98th.
67.99 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 53th. 7 times more than Ireland
Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 7.6
Ranked 95th.
82.43
Ranked 7th. 11 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km per million 26.64
Ranked 39th.
124.57
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Current account balance > % of GDP 4.39%
Ranked 23th.
-2.711%
Ranked 64th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Annual % growth 1.56%
Ranked 76th.
3.54%
Ranked 41st. 2 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$ $176.13 billion
Ranked 30th.
$2.74 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total > GRT per capita 0.0266 GRT
Ranked 81st.
0.0342 GRT
Ranked 74th. 28% more than Ireland

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 107.62%
Ranked 5th. 8 times more than United States
14.11%
Ranked 129th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 0.419
Ranked 113th.
4.9
Ranked 36th. 12 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service imports 12.04%
Ranked 9th.
17.12%
Ranked 5th. 42% more than Ireland

Merchant marine > A note includes some foreign-owned <a href=/kp/ships>ships</a> registered here as a flag of convenience: <a href=/country/gm><a href=/country/gm>Germany</a></a> 2 (2002 est.) includes some foreign-owned <a href=/kp/ships>ships</a> registered here as a flag of convenience: <a href=/country/as><a href=/country/as>Australia</a></a> 1, <a href=/country/ca>Canada</a> 4, <a href=/country/da><a href=/country/da>Denmark</a></a> 15, <a href=/country/fr>France</a> 1, <a href=/country/gm><a href=/country/gm>Germany</a></a> 1, <a href=/country/nl>Netherlands</a> 3, <a href=/country/no><a href=/country/no>Norway</a></a> 7, <a href=/country/rq>Puerto Rico</a> 4, <a href=/country/sn><a href=/country/sn>Singapore</a></a> 11, <a href=/country/sw>Sweden</a> 1, <a href=/country/uk><a href=/country/uk>United Kingdom</a></a> 3; also, the <a href=/country/us>US</a> owns 549 additional <a href=/kp/ships>ships</a> (1,000 <a href=/kp/GRT>GRT</a> or over) totaling 29,616,347 <a href=/kp/DWT>DWT</a> that operate under the registries of <a href=/country/ac>Antigua and Barbuda</a>, <a href=/country/as>Australia</a>, <a href=/country/bf>The Bahamas</a>, <a href=/country/bh>Belize</a>, <a href=/country/bd>Bermuda</a>, <a href=/country/cb>Cambodia</a>, <a href=/country/ca>Canada</a>, <a href=/country/cj>Cayman Islands</a>, <a href=/country/cy>Cyprus</a>, <a href=/country/fi>Finland</a>, <a href=/country/gi><a href=/country/gi>Gibraltar</a></a>, <a href=/country/hk>Hong Kong</a> (<a href=/country/ch>China</a>), <a href=/country/id>Indonesia</a>, <a href=/country/im>Isle of Man</a>, <a href=/country/it>Italy</a>, <a href=/country/li>Liberia</a>, <a href=/country/mt>Malta</a>, <a href=/country/rm>Marshall Islands</a>, <a href=/country/nl><a href=/country/nl>Netherlands</a></a>, <a href=/country/no>Norway</a>, <a href=/country/no>Norway</a> (<a href=/kp/NIS>NIS</a>), <a href=/country/pm>Panama</a>, <a href=/country/pe>Peru</a>, <a href=/country/rp>Philippines</a>, <a href=/country/vc>Saint Vincent and the Grenadines</a>, <a href=/country/sn><a href=/country/sn>Singapore</a></a>, <a href=/country/tn>Tonga</a>, <a href=/kp/UK>UK</a>, <a href=/country/nh>Vanuatu</a>, and <a href=/country/wf>Wallis and Futuna</a> (2002 est.)
Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP 0.000475%
Ranked 100th.
0.00827%
Ranked 80th. 17 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ per capita $13,865.92
Ranked 18th. 89% more than United States
$7,335.49
Ranked 39th.

Maritime > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 0.409%
Ranked 126th.
0.956%
Ranked 66th. 2 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU 163.29 billion
Ranked 66th.
1.85 trillion
Ranked 23th. 11 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ $147.13 billion
Ranked 29th.
$2.23 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 15 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 per million 22.9
Ranked 22nd. 56 times more than United States
0.409
Ranked 69th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.741
Ranked 38th. 65 times more than United States
0.0113
Ranked 151st.

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU per million 9.8 billion
Ranked 16th.
-1,232,918,404.74
Ranked 66th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports by the reporting economy, residual > % of total merchandise exports 0.141%
Ranked 142nd. 3% more than United States
0.137%
Ranked 144th.

Quality of port infrastructure > WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by i 4.44
Ranked 51st.
5.67
Ranked 12th. 28% more than Ireland

Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km 122.25
Ranked 53th.
39,104.42
Ranked 1st. 320 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days 1
Ranked 114th.
2
Ranked 67th. Twice as much as Ireland

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure > 1=low to 5=high 3.35
Ranked 32nd.
4.14
Ranked 4th. 24% more than Ireland

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > % of GDP 83.56%
Ranked 13th. 5 times more than United States
16.89%
Ranked 141st.

Maritime > Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports 14.33%
Ranked 64th.
18.68%
Ranked 42nd. 30% more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total > Per $ GDP 0.103 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 108th. 3 times more than United States
0.035 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 119th.

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per capita 39.38 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 81st.
41.9 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 6% more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per capita 28.25 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 86th.
34.23 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 21% more than Ireland

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU per million 8.66 billion
Ranked 23th.
-1,743,152,361.073
Ranked 80th.

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita $5.45
Ranked 19th.
$27.91
Ranked 7th. 5 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP 0.0119%
Ranked 25th.
0.0559%
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high 3.4
Ranked 26th.
3.56
Ranked 16th. 5% more than Ireland

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ $1,000,000.00
Ranked 102nd.
$1.30 billion
Ranked 4th. 1297 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ per capita $26,002.64
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than United States
$4,975.59
Ranked 44th.

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 30.25%
Ranked 88th. 2 times more than United States
14.68%
Ranked 133th.

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ per capita $23,326.64
Ranked 3rd. 11 times more than United States
$2,072.43
Ranked 50th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita $38,263.41
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
$8,751.07
Ranked 42nd.

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt per capita 0.0371 Dwt
Ranked 78th.
0.0419 Dwt
Ranked 74th. 13% more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m per million people 0.218
Ranked 127th.
0.749
Ranked 58th. 3 times more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Registered in other countries per million 4.69
Ranked 39th. 98% more than United States
2.37
Ranked 52nd.

Maritime > Documents to export > Number 2
Ranked 187th.
3
Ranked 179th. 50% more than Ireland

Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total 8,900
Ranked 136th.
1.52 million
Ranked 4th. 171 times more than Ireland

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU 39.75 billion
Ranked 28th.
-547,200,000,000
Ranked 124th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Annual % growth 0.0342%
Ranked 88th.
2.22%
Ranked 73th. 65 times more than Ireland

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU 44.98 billion
Ranked 21st.
-387,030,397,422.29
Ranked 89th.

Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service imports 5.7%
Ranked 63th.
22.58%
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service exports 18.74%
Ranked 4th. 29% more than United States
14.53%
Ranked 6th.

Maritime > Time to import > Days per million 2.18
Ranked 107th. 137 times more than United States
0.0159
Ranked 188th.

Merchant marine > Registered in other countries 33
Ranked 48th.
794
Ranked 6th. 24 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days per million 0.218
Ranked 51st. 34 times more than United States
0.00637
Ranked 112th.

Merchant marine > Foreign-owned None
None

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.795
Ranked 36th. 61 times more than United States
0.0131
Ranked 150th.

Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total per 1000 1.94
Ranked 131st.
4.88
Ranked 67th. 3 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU per capita 35,585.44
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than United States
5,885.16
Ranked 80th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$ per capita $38,381.60
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United States
$8,738.38
Ranked 29th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $32,062.69
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than United States
$7,118.08
Ranked 32nd.

Maritime > Travel services > % of service exports, BoP 3.61%
Ranked 142nd.
24.71%
Ranked 99th. 7 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports 0.865%
Ranked 76th.
3.68%
Ranked 42nd. 4 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m 1
Ranked 151st.
235
Ranked 1st. 235 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m per million 4.69
Ranked 60th.
25.77
Ranked 16th. 5 times more than Ireland

Merchant marine > Foreign-owned per million 1.12
Ranked 60th. 4 times more than United States
0.278
Ranked 79th.

Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports per million 0.0154
Ranked 140th. 2 times more than United States
0.00664
Ranked 142nd.

Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide per 1000 140.3
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United States
31.41
Ranked 18th.

Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m per million people 0.838
Ranked 88th.
4.67
Ranked 37th. 6 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Export volume index > 2000 = 100 per million 27.31
Ranked 91st. 60 times more than United States
0.457
Ranked 196th.

Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > % of total fuel combustion 30.15%
Ranked 60th.
30.98%
Ranked 56th. 3% more than Ireland

Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > Million metric tons 10.53
Ranked 62nd.
1,638.11
Ranked 1st. 156 times more than Ireland

Travel services > % of commercial service > Exports 8.32%
Ranked 129th.
28.82%
Ranked 94th. 3 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 102.12
Ranked 77th.
128.44
Ranked 41st. 26% more than Ireland

Maritime > Documents to export > Number per million 0.436
Ranked 120th. 46 times more than United States
0.00956
Ranked 185th.

Maritime > Cost to import > US$ per container $1,121.00
Ranked 124th.
$1,315.00
Ranked 104th. 17% more than Ireland

Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 0.0229
Ranked 72nd.
8.1
Ranked 4th. 353 times more than Ireland

Roads > Roads, paved > % of total roads 100%
Ranked 14th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 11th.

Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide 643,812
Ranked 11th.
9.86 million
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP 17.96 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 132nd.
108.02 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 96th. 6 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita 0.973 per 1 million people
Ranked 79th.
4.82 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita 0.243 per 1 million people
Ranked 86th.
0.634 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th. 3 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 0.973 per 1 million people
Ranked 58th.
7.71 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 8 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 13.47 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 121st.
177.02 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 57th. 13 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m 21
Ranked 69th.
6,760
Ranked 1st. 322 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per capita 4.62 per 1 million people
Ranked 93th.
32.56 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 7 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$, % of GDP 83.74%
Ranked 14th. 5 times more than United States
17.49%
Ranked 136th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 69.95%
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than United States
14.25%
Ranked 103th.

Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU -10,659,403,422.415
Ranked 78th.
-58,705,725,363.353
Ranked 96th. 6 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m per million 1.12
Ranked 39th.
3.15
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than Ireland

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total per million 5.14
Ranked 77th.
31.96
Ranked 24th. 6 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 83.48%
Ranked 12th. 5 times more than United States
17.51%
Ranked 135th.

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 50.89%
Ranked 6th. 12 times more than United States
4.15%
Ranked 106th.

Airports > With paved runways > Total per million 3.58
Ranked 85th.
16.79
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days 2
Ranked 93th. The same as United States
2
Ranked 79th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World > % of total merchandise exports 0.93%
Ranked 107th.
3.79%
Ranked 52nd. 4 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100 164.14
Ranked 168th.
189.33
Ranked 153th. 15% more than Ireland

Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service exports 3.77%
Ranked 64th.
26.84%
Ranked 34th. 7 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita 38,514.59
Ranked 58th. 6 times more than United States
6,995.23
Ranked 107th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU 176.74 billion
Ranked 81st.
2.2 trillion
Ranked 32nd. 12 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports 0.0709
Ranked 144th.
2.08
Ranked 119th. 29 times more than Ireland

Air transport > Registered carrier departures worldwide > Per capita 83.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
29.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP 4.49 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 132nd.
16.74 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 119th. 4 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP 4.49 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 119th.
14.32 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 105th. 3 times more than Ireland

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 26.95 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 83th.
71.66 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 55th. 3 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Food exports > % of merchandise exports 10.14%
Ranked 54th.
10.15%
Ranked 53th. About the same as Ireland

Maritime > ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 9.46%
Ranked 22nd.
12.84%
Ranked 14th. 36% more than Ireland

Maritime > Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports 1.58%
Ranked 57th.
2.27%
Ranked 46th. 44% more than Ireland

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita $49,329.27
Ranked 7th. 7 times more than United States
$7,048.02
Ranked 48th.

Pipelines > Gas 2,147 km
Ranked 56th.
548,665 km
Ranked 1st. 256 times more than Ireland
Merchant marine > Total per million 6.26
Ranked 66th. 5 times more than United States
1.35
Ranked 103th.

Pipelines > Gas per million 392.2 km
Ranked 29th.
1,760.87 km
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Ireland
Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 56.73%
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than United States
9.96%
Ranked 119th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 94.32 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 139th.
737.7 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 104th. 8 times more than Ireland

Road > Radar detector legality Illegal Law varies from state to state, but detectors are generally legal in private vehicles under the Communications Act of 1934 and illegal in commercial vehicles by DOT regulation ( 49 CFR 392.71 ). Exceptions:
Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > Million metric tons per million 2.3
Ranked 18th.
5.26
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Ireland

Burden of customs procedure > WEF > 1=extremely inefficient to 7=extremely efficient 5.12
Ranked 17th. 12% more than United States
4.58
Ranked 38th.

Transport services > % of all service imports 2.12%
Ranked 140th.
18.3%
Ranked 124th. 9 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ $175.58 billion
Ranked 30th.
$2.75 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high 3.65
Ranked 24th.
4.11
Ranked 3rd. 13% more than Ireland

Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 2.45
Ranked 29th.
6.93
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.741
Ranked 37th. 63 times more than United States
0.0117
Ranked 149th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita 29,853.21
Ranked 63th. 3 times more than United States
8,738.38
Ranked 107th.

Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100 86.17
Ranked 154th.
94.61
Ranked 131st. 10% more than Ireland

Maritime > Export volume index > 2000 = 100 125.01
Ranked 133th.
142.31
Ranked 115th. 14% more than Ireland

Maritime > ICT goods exports > % of total goods exports 6.65%
Ranked 26th.
9.5%
Ranked 19th. 43% more than Ireland

Maritime > Merchandise exports to high-income economies > % of total merchandise exports 93.56%
Ranked 3rd. 53% more than United States
60.95%
Ranked 105th.

Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100 per million 18.83
Ranked 90th. 62 times more than United States
0.304
Ranked 194th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies outside region > % of total merchandise exports 6.3%
Ranked 127th.
38.91%
Ranked 22nd. 6 times more than Ireland

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa > % of total merchandise exports 0.695%
Ranked 104th.
1.4%
Ranked 79th. Twice as much as Ireland

Transport services > % of commercial service imports 2.12%
Ranked 140th.
20.21%
Ranked 122nd. 10 times more than Ireland

Travel > % of all service > Exports 5.26%
Ranked 134th.
24.33%
Ranked 96th. 5 times more than Ireland

Road sector diesel fuel > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent 0.61
Ranked 7th. 45% more than United States
0.42
Ranked 17th.

Road sector energy > Consumption > % of total energy > Consumption 30.84%
Ranked 6th. 34% more than United States
22.99%
Ranked 27th.

Travel > % of all service imports 8.39%
Ranked 130th.
21.46%
Ranked 78th. 3 times more