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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.
  • Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver)."
  • Ports and terminals: This entry lists major ports and terminals primarily on the basis of the amount of cargo tonnage shipped through the facilities on an annual basis. In some instances, the number of containers handled or ship visits were also considered.
  • Rail > Railway length: Railway length in kilometers.
  • 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 density: Meters of motorway per square kilometer.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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."
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • 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).
  • Heliports: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services).
  • 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • Highways > Total: total length of the highway system
  • Road > Length of motorways per capita: Kilometers of motorways per million residents.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Rail > High speed railway length: High speed dedicated lines (speed of 200 km/h or over) currently in operation.
  • 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 > 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 gasoline fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent: Gasoline is light hydrocarbon oil use in internal combustion engine such as motor vehicles, excluding aircraft."
  • 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."
  • 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 unpaved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Railways > Standard gauge: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
    Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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$). International tourism expenditures for passenger transport items are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries for all services provided during international transportation by nonresident carriers. Also included are passenger services performed within an economy by nonresident carriers. Excluded are passenger services provided to nonresidents by resident carriers within the resident economies; these are included in travel items. In addition to the services covered by passenger fares--including fares that are a part of package tours but excluding cruise fares, which are included in travel--passenger services include such items as charges for excess baggage, vehicles, or other personal accompanying effects and expenditures for food, drink, or other items for which passengers make expenditures while on board carriers. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$: 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.
  • Roadways > Unpaved 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 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.
  • 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 > Total > Per capita: 1000 GRT or over 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.
  • Heliports > Per capita: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services). Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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: 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.
  • 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$). Goods exports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold and net exports of goods under merchanting) involved in a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$, % 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 > Service exports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Service exports (BoP, current US$). Services refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ 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$). Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ 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.
  • Railways > Standard gauge > 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.
    Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Pipelines > Gas: Total length of gas pipelines
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita: Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Exports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents of general merchandise, net exports of goods under merchanting, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Roads > Paved > % of total roads: Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length."
  • Maritime > Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service imports: Computer, communications and other services (% of commercial service imports). Computer, communications and other services (% of commercial service imports) include such activities as international telecommunications, and postal and courier services; computer data; news-related service transactions between residents and nonresidents; construction services; royalties and license fees; miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services; and personal, cultural, and recreational services.
  • Road sector diesel fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent: Diesel is heavy oils used as a fuel for internal combustion in diesel engines.
  • Maritime > Food exports > % of merchandise exports: Food exports (% of merchandise exports). Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).
  • Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$: 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.
  • Pipelines > Total length: Total length of all pipelines
  • 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.
  • 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 unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 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.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 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.
  • Pipelines > Total length > Per $ GDP: Total length of all pipelines Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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)."
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 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.
  • Maritime > Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports: Fuel imports (% of merchandise imports). Fuels comprise the commodities in SITC section 3 (mineral fuels).
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 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.
  • 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
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 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.
  • Heliports > Per $ GDP: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services). Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 > 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 > 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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).
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • Maritime > Smoking prevalence, females > % of adults: Smoking prevalence, females (% of adults). Prevalence of smoking, female is the percentage of women ages 15 and over who smoke any form of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, and excluding smokeless tobacco. Data include daily and non-daily smoking.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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
  • 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
  • Railways > Standard gauge 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.
    Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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 > 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.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage
  • Maritime > Smoking prevalence, males > % of adults: Smoking prevalence, males (% of adults). Prevalence of smoking, male is the percentage of men ages 15 and over who smoke any form of tobacco, including cigarettes, cigars, and pipes, and excluding smokeless tobacco. Data include daily and non-daily smoking.
  • 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 > 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
  • 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."
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 > 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."
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 > Over 3047 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 unpaved runways > Over 3047 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.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT per capita: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Services, etc., value added > Annual % growth: Services, etc., value added (annual % growth). Annual growth rate for value added in services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Services correspond to ISIC divisions 50-99. They include value added in wholesale and retail trade (including hotels and restaurants), transport, and government, financial, professional, and personal services such as education, health care, and real estate services. Also included are imputed bank service charges, import duties, and any statistical discrepancies noted by national compilers as well as discrepancies arising from rescaling. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The industrial origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 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 > 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 > 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 > 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Heliports per million: Total number of established helicopter take-off and landing sites (which may or may not have fuel or other services). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Goods imports (BoP, current US$). Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Cost to import > US$ 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.
  • 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 > 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 > 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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 > 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 > 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).
  • 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)].
  • 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.
STAT Saudi Arabia United States HISTORY
Airports 214
Ranked 26th.
13,513
Ranked 1st. 63 times more than Saudi Arabia

Commute > Distance 1.5 km
Ranked 7th.
8.79 km
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 33.14 billion
Ranked 25th.
929.19 billion
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Saudi Arabia

Highways > Total > Per capita 7.5 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th.
22.22 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 415
Ranked 21st.
450.67
Ranked 23th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia

Ports and terminals Ad Dammam, Al Jubayl, Jeddah, Yanbu al Bahr <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 > Railway length 1,412 km
Ranked 79th.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 159 times more than Saudi Arabia
Road > Expressway length 3,891 km
Ranked 12th.
76,334 km
Ranked 2nd. 20 times more than Saudi Arabia
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 336
Ranked 51st.
797
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia
Road > Motorway density 155 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 28th. 20 times more than United States
7.79 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 18th.
Road > Motorway length 3,348 km
Ranked 13th.
75,008 km
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Saudi Arabia
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 10.3
Ranked 52nd.
68
Ranked 27th. 7 times more than Saudi Arabia

Road network length > Km
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 139
Ranked 52nd.
423
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Vehicles > Per km of road 20.09
Ranked 32nd.
31
Ranked 26th. 54% more than Saudi Arabia

Roadways > Unpaved 173,843 km
Ranked 6th.
2.28 million km
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than Saudi Arabia

Rail lines > Total route-km 2,758
Ranked 51st.
227,058
Ranked 1st. 82 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > Per capita 8 per 1 million people
Ranked 62nd.
49.63 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Inefficiency index 95.54
Ranked 7th.
184.51
Ranked 12th. 93% more than Saudi Arabia
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 1,171.56
Ranked 63th.
2,960.02
Ranked 25th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Air transport > Passengers carried 16.71 million
Ranked 21st.
701.78 million
Ranked 1st. 42 times more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Total > Per capita 0.049 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 87th.
0.752 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roads > Traffic index 107.31
Ranked 6th.
163.55
Ranked 11th. 52% more than Saudi Arabia
Airports > With paved runways > Total 82
Ranked 29th.
5,054
Ranked 1st. 62 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roadways > Paved 47,529 km
Ranked 39th.
4.3 million km
Ranked 1st. 91 times more than Saudi Arabia

Air transport > Freight > Million tons per km 1,021.45 million tons/km
Ranked 25th.
37,357.64 million tons/km
Ranked 1st. 37 times more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Passengers carried > Million passenger-km 337
Ranked 63th.
9,935
Ranked 20th. 29 times more than Saudi Arabia

Container port traffic 897,167 TEU
Ranked 51st.
38.52 million TEU
Ranked 2nd. 43 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roads > Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 192
Ranked 47th.
797
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Highways > Paved > Per capita 2.26 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 32nd.
14.39 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roadways > Total 221,372 km
Ranked 22nd.
6.59 million km
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Saudi Arabia

Quality of port infrastructure, WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by international standards 5.3
Ranked 28th.
5.6
Ranked 17th. 6% more than Saudi Arabia

Heliports 10
Ranked 20th.
5,287
Ranked 1st. 529 times more than Saudi Arabia

Pipelines condensate 212 km; gas 1,880 km; liquid petroleum gas 1,183 km; oil 4,241 km; refined products 1,148 km petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km
Roads > Time index 23.33
Ranked 7th.
36.85
Ranked 15th. 58% more than Saudi Arabia
Container port traffic per 1000 36.34 TEU
Ranked 44th.
130.34 TEU
Ranked 27th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports per million 7.96
Ranked 89th.
48.75
Ranked 27th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Commute > Time spent > Total 30 min
Ranked 5th.
34.57 min
Ranked 13th. 15% more than Saudi Arabia
Roads > Goods transported > Million ton-km > Per capita 4.69 per 1,000 people
Ranked 3rd.
6.32 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 35% more than Saudi Arabia

Highways > Paved 45,592 km
Ranked 25th.
4.15 million km
Ranked 1st. 91 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roads > Roads, total network > Km 221,372
Ranked 17th.
6.55 million
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Saudi Arabia

Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high 2.99
Ranked 47th.
3.96
Ranked 10th. 32% more than Saudi Arabia

Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.112
Ranked 109th. 9 times more than United States
0.0125
Ranked 150th.

Highways > Total 151,470 km
Ranked 17th.
6.41 million km
Ranked 1st. 42 times more than Saudi Arabia

Road > Length of motorways per capita 1.56 mm
Ranked 64th.
10.21 mm
Ranked 36th. 7 times more than Saudi Arabia
Railways > Total 1,378 km
Ranked 81st.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 163 times more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km 1,020
Ranked 70th.
228,513
Ranked 2nd. 224 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roadways > Paved per thousand people 1.76 km
Ranked 74th.
13.59 km
Ranked 10th. 8 times more than Saudi Arabia

Rail > High speed railway length 0.0
Ranked 17th.
734 km
Ranked 8th.
Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 297
Ranked 64th.
9,518
Ranked 23th. 32 times more than Saudi Arabia

Vehicle abundance 3.68 per square km
Ranked 77th.
46.56 per square km
Ranked 18th. 13 times more than Saudi Arabia
Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per million 10.7
Ranked 70th.
30.55
Ranked 63th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 132
Ranked 29th.
8,459
Ranked 1st. 64 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 37
Ranked 31st.
1,552
Ranked 2nd. 42 times more than Saudi Arabia

Ports and harbors Ad Dammam, Al Jubayl, Duba, Jiddah, Jizan, Rabigh, Ra's al Khafji, Mishab, Ras Tanura, Yanbu' al Bahr, Madinat Yanbu' al Sinaiyah 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 593.61 per 1,000 people
Ranked 27th.
2,309.82 per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roads > Total network > Km 221,372
Ranked 12th.
6.54 million
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Saudi Arabia

Commute > Time spent > Walking 30 min
Ranked 3rd. 31% more than United States
22.86 min
Ranked 13th.
Air transport > Freight > Million ton-km 1,382.55
Ranked 15th.
39,313.6
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Saudi Arabia

Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.106
Ranked 110th. 8 times more than United States
0.0126
Ranked 150th.

Highways > Total per 1000 7.72 km
Ranked 18th.
22.27 km
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m 33
Ranked 5th.
189
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Total 72
Ranked 61st.
393
Ranked 26th. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt 1.06 million Dwt
Ranked 56th.
12.62 million Dwt
Ranked 16th. 12 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ $58.00 million
Ranked 24th.
$8.76 billion
Ranked 1st. 151 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried 25.98 million
Ranked 28th.
736.62 million
Ranked 1st. 28 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 per million 2.14
Ranked 82nd. 7 times more than United States
0.292
Ranked 138th.

Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000 8.97
Ranked 25th.
21.16
Ranked 10th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Ships by type cargo 9, chemical tanker 11, container 4, livestock carrier 2, passenger 1, petroleum tanker 23, refrigerated cargo 4, roll on/roll off 9, short-sea passenger 8 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 0.803 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 137th.
1.12 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 119th. 40% more than Saudi Arabia

Road sector gasoline fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent 14,855
Ranked 9th.
367,117
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than Saudi Arabia

Road sector energy > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent 1.23
Ranked 10th.
1.78
Ranked 5th. 45% more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km per million 36.74
Ranked 82nd.
733.38
Ranked 9th. 20 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 0.0742
Ranked 136th.
7.1
Ranked 21st. 96 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roads > Goods transported > Million ton-km 84,473
Ranked 9th.
1.89 million
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m per million people 0.283
Ranked 11th. 13 times more than United States
0.0223
Ranked 37th.

Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per capita 2.98 per 1 million people
Ranked 59th.
17.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 41st. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Highways > Unpaved 105,878 km
Ranked 12th.
2.26 million km
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m 27
Ranked 23th.
1,478
Ranked 1st. 55 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m per million people 1.22
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than United States
0.597
Ranked 41st.

Gas price > US$ per liter $0.16
Ranked 158th.
$0.56
Ranked 144th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Goods transported > Million ton-km 1,748
Ranked 57th.
2.79 million
Ranked 1st. 1595 times more than Saudi Arabia

Aircraft departures 108,000
Ranked 30th.
8.53 million
Ranked 1st. 79 times more than Saudi Arabia
Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried per 1000 918.37
Ranked 43th.
2,346.56
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roads > Vehicles > Per km of road 20
Ranked 48th.
37.69
Ranked 29th. 88% more than Saudi Arabia

Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high 3.18
Ranked 37th.
3.93
Ranked 9th. 24% more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Standard gauge 1,378 km
Ranked 33th.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 163 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100 per million 16.97
Ranked 144th. 28 times more than United States
0.608
Ranked 195th.

Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100 370.05
Ranked 87th. 2 times more than United States
179.9
Ranked 177th.

Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100 per million 13.33
Ranked 157th. 23 times more than United States
0.577
Ranked 196th.

Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km 1,852
Ranked 53th.
2.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 1363 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m 4
Ranked 67th.
903
Ranked 1st. 226 times more than Saudi Arabia

Pump price for diesel fuel > US$ per liter $0.09
Ranked 154th.
$0.78
Ranked 118th. 9 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Cost to export > US$ per container $1,055.00
Ranked 110th.
$1,090.00
Ranked 105th. 3% more than Saudi Arabia

Highways > Unpaved > Per capita 5.24 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 11th.
7.83 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 49% more than Saudi Arabia

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ per capita $33.79
Ranked 49th.
$99.84
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ $938.00 million
Ranked 28th.
$31.11 billion
Ranked 2nd. 33 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ $399.42 billion
Ranked 19th.
$2.21 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ $11.05 billion
Ranked 51st.
$650.56 billion
Ranked 2nd. 59 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roadways > Total per 1000 8.73 km
Ranked 22nd.
21.4 km
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Roadways > Unpaved per 1000 6.85 km
Ranked 4th.
7.01 km
Ranked 4th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units 5.69 million
Ranked 25th.
42.9 million
Ranked 3rd. 8 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units per 1000 205.12
Ranked 39th. 49% more than United States
137.69
Ranked 56th.

Air transport > Registered carrier departures worldwide 148,335
Ranked 27th.
9.05 million
Ranked 1st. 61 times more than Saudi Arabia

Road sector gasoline fuel > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent 0.61
Ranked 10th.
1.22
Ranked 1st. Twice as much as Saudi Arabia

Road sector energy > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent 29,719
Ranked 14th.
537,853
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Total > Per $ GDP 4.49 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 121st.
18.25 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 96th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Total per million 52.79 km
Ranked 86th.
751.67 km
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Saudi Arabia

Highways > Paved per 1000 2.32 km
Ranked 31st.
14.42 km
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 2
Ranked 101st.
2,249
Ranked 1st. 1125 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days per million 0.212
Ranked 60th. 33 times more than United States
0.00637
Ranked 109th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m 8
Ranked 2nd. 14% more than United States
7
Ranked 5th.

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per capita 0.553 per 1 million people
Ranked 44th.
0.744 per 1 million people
Ranked 59th. 35% more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Total > Per capita 2.73 per 1 million people
Ranked 57th. 96% more than United States
1.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 108th.

Merchant marine > By type cargo 2, chemical tanker 22, container 4, liquefied gas 2, passenger/cargo 11, petroleum tanker 22, refrigerated cargo 3, roll on/roll off 8 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
Heliports > Per capita 0.332 per 1 million people
Ranked 20th.
0.485 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 46% more than Saudi Arabia

Container port traffic > TEU > 20 foot equivalent units 4.65 million
Ranked 22nd.
40.35 million
Ranked 3rd. 9 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 0.236 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 145th.
0.388 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 123th. 64% more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 38.74 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 147th.
594.39 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 86th. 15 times more than Saudi Arabia

Highways > Unpaved per 1000 5.4 km
Ranked 11th.
7.85 km
Ranked 2nd. 45% more than Saudi Arabia

Pipelines > Total length per million 371 km
Ranked 46th.
2,658.64 km
Ranked 5th. 7 times more than Saudi Arabia
Pipelines > All types condensate 212 km; gas 1,780 km; liquid petroleum gas 1,191 km; oil 5,068 km; refined products 1,162 km (2004) petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km (2003)
Aircraft departures per 1000 4.37
Ranked 64th.
28.88
Ranked 19th. 7 times more than Saudi Arabia
Maritime > Time to import > Days 17
Ranked 112th. 3 times more than United States
5
Ranked 183th.

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita $32.63
Ranked 9th. 8 times more than United States
$4.13
Ranked 54th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.0986
Ranked 110th. 8 times more than United States
0.0117
Ranked 149th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU 807.02 billion
Ranked 51st.
2.74 trillion
Ranked 35th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of service exports, BoP 4.27%
Ranked 46th.
14.22%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ $388.37 billion
Ranked 15th.
$1.56 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$, % of GDP 0.14%
Ranked 108th.
0.208%
Ranked 94th. 48% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service imports 35.82%
Ranked 23th. 62% more than United States
22.08%
Ranked 52nd.

Maritime > Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports 0.0186%
Ranked 134th.
2.45%
Ranked 26th. 132 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in East Asia & Pacific > % of total merchandise exports 19.03%
Ranked 29th. 89% more than United States
10.1%
Ranked 45th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Middle East & North Africa > % of total merchandise exports 4.53%
Ranked 25th. 4 times more than United States
1.23%
Ranked 73th.

Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service exports 21.5%
Ranked 31st. 56% more than United States
13.76%
Ranked 47th.

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ per capita $390.62
Ranked 86th.
$2,072.43
Ranked 50th. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ per capita $13,729.20
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than United States
$4,975.59
Ranked 44th.

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 19.94%
Ranked 125th. 36% more than United States
14.68%
Ranked 133th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita $7,607.72
Ranked 46th.
$8,751.07
Ranked 42nd. 15% more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt per capita 0.0409 Dwt
Ranked 76th.
0.0419 Dwt
Ranked 74th. 2% more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Standard gauge > Per $ GDP 4.49 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 50th.
18.25 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 29th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Pipelines > Gas 2,940 km
Ranked 50th.
548,665 km
Ranked 1st. 187 times more than Saudi Arabia
Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita $14,119.82
Ranked 29th. Twice as much as United States
$7,048.02
Ranked 48th.

Roads > Paved > % of total roads 21.47%
Ranked 42nd.
65.34%
Ranked 26th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 23.3%
Ranked 51st.
38.23%
Ranked 35th. 64% more than Saudi Arabia

Road sector diesel fuel > Consumption > Kt of oil equivalent 13,367
Ranked 11th.
127,002
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Food exports > % of merchandise exports 0.911%
Ranked 136th.
10.15%
Ranked 53th. 11 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ $141.80 billion
Ranked 29th.
$2.30 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than Saudi Arabia

Pipelines > Total length 9,413 km
Ranked 28th.
793,285 km
Ranked 1st. 84 times more than Saudi Arabia
Maritime > Energy imports, net > % of energy use -221.657%
Ranked 125th.
15.04%
Ranked 27th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 1.51 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th.
5.75 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP 16.14 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 30th. 36 times more than United States
0.454 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 35th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP 232.42 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 60th. 20 times more than United States
11.89 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 98th.

Merchant marine > Note includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Egypt 3, Finland 1, Greece 3, Kuwait 1, Sudan 1, UAE 1, UK 3 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 37.57 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 68th.
67.99 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 53th. 81% more than Saudi Arabia
Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 0.147 per 1 million people
Ranked 44th.
3.17 per 1 million people
Ranked 26th. 22 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Communications, computer, etc. > % of service exports, BoP 7.89%
Ranked 137th.
48.16%
Ranked 38th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP 0.13%
Ranked 33th. 16 times more than United States
0.00827%
Ranked 80th.

Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU per capita 3,820.78
Ranked 17th.
-187.012
Ranked 66th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > % of GDP 56.17%
Ranked 29th. 4 times more than United States
13.52%
Ranked 131st.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean > % of total merchandise exports 1.21%
Ranked 83th.
22.8%
Ranked 18th. 19 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Europe & Central Asia > % of total merchandise exports 0.631%
Ranked 105th.
1.49%
Ranked 75th. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 47.3
Ranked 14th.
82.43
Ranked 7th. 74% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Annual % growth -7.178%
Ranked 145th.
3.54%
Ranked 41st.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$ $215.21 billion
Ranked 28th.
$2.74 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km per million 64.16
Ranked 27th.
124.57
Ranked 15th. 94% more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 1.37
Ranked 70th.
4.9
Ranked 36th. 4 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > Total per million 2.97
Ranked 94th.
16.79
Ranked 23th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 1.55%
Ranked 133th.
4.15%
Ranked 106th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total per million 4.99
Ranked 79th.
31.96
Ranked 24th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Registered in other countries per million 2.02
Ranked 55th.
2.37
Ranked 52nd. 18% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Documents to export > Number 5
Ranked 132nd. 67% more than United States
3
Ranked 179th.

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m per million 0.147
Ranked 84th.
3.15
Ranked 20th. 21 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total 249,000
Ranked 26th.
1.52 million
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU 690.8 billion
Ranked 12th.
-547,200,000,000
Ranked 124th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Annual % growth 0.83%
Ranked 103th.
2.22%
Ranked 73th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU 38.18 billion
Ranked 29th.
-387,030,397,422.29
Ranked 89th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.11
Ranked 108th. 10 times more than United States
0.0113
Ranked 151st.

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU per million 1.75 billion
Ranked 35th.
-1,232,918,404.74
Ranked 66th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports by the reporting economy, residual > % of total merchandise exports 0.042%
Ranked 155th.
0.137%
Ranked 144th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Quality of port infrastructure > WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by i 4.72
Ranked 43th.
5.67
Ranked 12th. 20% more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m 72
Ranked 4th.
140
Ranked 1st. 94% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports 0.284%
Ranked 140th.
18.68%
Ranked 42nd. 66 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita 2.62 per 1 million people
Ranked 10th. 5 times more than United States
0.508 per 1 million people
Ranked 50th.

Merchant marine > Total > Per $ GDP 0.207 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 99th. 6 times more than United States
0.035 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 119th.

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per capita 38.37 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 82nd.
41.9 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 9% more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per capita 30.69 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 85th.
34.23 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th. 12% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU per million 24.42 billion
Ranked 17th.
-1,743,152,361.073
Ranked 80th.

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita $2.09
Ranked 28th.
$27.91
Ranked 7th. 13 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP 0.00866%
Ranked 29th.
0.0559%
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m per million people 2.67
Ranked 16th. 6 times more than United States
0.442
Ranked 54th.

Heliports > Per $ GDP 19.37 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 46th. 72% more than United States
11.29 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 46th.

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 6.46 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 125th.
177.02 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 57th. 27 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high 3.1
Ranked 42nd.
3.56
Ranked 16th. 15% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ $215.21 billion
Ranked 27th.
$2.75 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 13 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ $923.00 million
Ranked 9th.
$1.30 billion
Ranked 4th. 41% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service exports 70.28%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than United States
26.84%
Ranked 34th.

Air transport > Registered carrier departures worldwide > Per capita 5.27 per 1,000 people
Ranked 36th.
29.8 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP 41.97 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 109th. 3 times more than United States
16.74 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 119th.

Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100 471.08
Ranked 60th. 2 times more than United States
189.33
Ranked 153th.

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP 103.3 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 64th. 7 times more than United States
14.32 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 105th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World > % of total merchandise exports 8.82%
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than United States
3.79%
Ranked 52nd.

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 6.46 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 105th.
71.66 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 55th. 11 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 7.17%
Ranked 53th.
12.84%
Ranked 14th. 79% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports 5.36%
Ranked 20th. 2 times more than United States
2.27%
Ranked 46th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 125.9 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 113th.
130.89 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 106th. 4% more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 0.59 per 1 million people
Ranked 81st.
26.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 21st. 45 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days 6
Ranked 24th. 3 times more than United States
2
Ranked 79th.

Merchant marine > Total per million 2.71
Ranked 91st. Twice as much as United States
1.35
Ranked 103th.

Pipelines > Gas per million 64.12 km
Ranked 63th.
1,760.87 km
Ranked 3rd. 27 times more than Saudi Arabia
Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 54.62%
Ranked 17th. 5 times more than United States
9.96%
Ranked 119th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 416.43 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 120th.
737.7 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 104th. 77% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Smoking prevalence, females > % of adults 1.35%
Ranked 140th.
24.72%
Ranked 23th. 18 times more than Saudi Arabia
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 3.93
Ranked 5th.
5.26
Ranked 3rd. 34% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Current account balance > % of GDP 23.17%
Ranked 3rd.
-2.711%
Ranked 64th.

Burden of customs procedure > WEF > 1=extremely inefficient to 7=extremely efficient 4.76
Ranked 28th. 4% more than United States
4.58
Ranked 38th.

Transport services > % of all service imports 15.6%
Ranked 131st.
18.3%
Ranked 124th. 17% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 56.17%
Ranked 33th. 4 times more than United States
14.11%
Ranked 129th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 30.27%
Ranked 113th. 73% more than United States
17.51%
Ranked 135th.

Railways > Standard gauge per million 52.79 km
Ranked 36th.
751.67 km
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 60.4
Ranked 16th.
91.7
Ranked 6th. 52% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high 2.79
Ranked 51st.
3.67
Ranked 13th. 32% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high 3.21
Ranked 42nd.
4.11
Ranked 3rd. 28% more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Total > GRT 847,094 GRT
Ranked 53th.
10.31 million GRT
Ranked 17th. 12 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Smoking prevalence, males > % of adults 23.62%
Ranked 114th.
32.78%
Ranked 70th. 39% more than Saudi Arabia
Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita 28,528.96
Ranked 65th. 3 times more than United States
8,738.38
Ranked 107th.

Maritime > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 61%
Ranked 163th.
78%
Ranked 110th. 28% more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per $ GDP 4.22 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 81st. 5 times more than United States
0.802 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 104th.

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per $ GDP 6.34 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 74th. 6 times more than United States
1 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 102nd.

Transport services > % of all service > Exports 19.45%
Ranked 66th. 57% more than United States
12.42%
Ranked 97th.

Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU 83.39 billion
Ranked 15th.
-58,705,725,363.353
Ranked 96th.

Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100 215.84
Ranked 14th. 2 times more than United States
94.61
Ranked 131st.

Maritime > Export volume index > 2000 = 100 131.74
Ranked 122nd.
142.31
Ranked 115th. 8% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > ICT goods exports > % of total goods exports 0.114%
Ranked 115th.
9.5%
Ranked 19th. 83 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Merchandise exports to high-income economies > % of total merchandise exports 62.46%
Ranked 97th. 2% more than United States
60.95%
Ranked 105th.

Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100 per million 7.77
Ranked 138th. 26 times more than United States
0.304
Ranked 194th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies outside region > % of total merchandise exports 37.5%
Ranked 24th.
38.91%
Ranked 22nd. 4% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 24.9%
Ranked 166th. 75% more than United States
14.25%
Ranked 103th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa > % of total merchandise exports 2.48%
Ranked 57th. 77% more than United States
1.4%
Ranked 79th.

Transport services > % of commercial service imports 25.19%
Ranked 106th. 25% more than United States
20.21%
Ranked 122nd.

Travel > % of all service > Exports 61.76%
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than United States
24.33%
Ranked 96th.

Road sector diesel fuel > Consumption per capita > Kt of oil equivalent 0.55
Ranked 10th. 31% more than United States
0.42
Ranked 17th.

Road sector energy > Consumption > % of total energy > Consumption 19.77%
Ranked 43th.
22.99%
Ranked 27th. 16% more than Saudi Arabia

Travel > % of all service imports 25.58%
Ranked 57th. 19% more than United States
21.46%
Ranked 78th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$, % of GDP 30.27%
Ranked 113th. 73% more than United States
17.49%
Ranked 136th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per capita 5.01 per 1 million people
Ranked 52nd.
32.56 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 6 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m 16
Ranked 83th.
6,760
Ranked 1st. 423 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With unpaved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita 0.036 per 1 million people
Ranked 17th. 12 times more than United States
0.003 per 1 million people
Ranked 28th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP 3.23 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 23th. 42 times more than United States
0.076 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 23th.

Merchant marine > Total > GRT per capita 0.0327 GRT
Ranked 77th.
0.0342 GRT
Ranked 74th. 5% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Services, etc., value added > Annual % growth 5.27%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than United States
2.03%
Ranked 104th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per capita 0.295 per 1 million people
Ranked 8th. 13 times more than United States
0.023 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th.

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 0.074 per 1 million people
Ranked 78th.
7.71 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 104 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita 1.22 per 1 million people
Ranked 16th. 92% more than United States
0.634 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th.

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita 0.995 per 1 million people
Ranked 43th.
4.82 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m per million people 0.53
Ranked 80th.
0.749
Ranked 58th. 41% more than Saudi Arabia

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP 77.47 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 110th.
108.02 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 96th. 39% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide 208,697
Ranked 28th.
9.86 million
Ranked 1st. 47 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service imports 6.76%
Ranked 21st.
17.12%
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Merchant marine > A note includes some foreign-owned <a href=/kp/ships>ships</a> registered here as a flag of convenience: <a href=/country/eg><a href=/country/eg>Egypt</a></a> 3, <a href=/country/fi>Finland</a> 1, <a href=/country/gr><a href=/country/gr>Greece</a></a> 3, <a href=/country/ku>Kuwait</a> 1, <a href=/country/su><a href=/country/su>Sudan</a></a> 1, <a href=/country/tc>United Arab Emirates</a> 1, <a href=/country/uk>United Kingdom</a> 3 (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.)
Roads > Roads, paved > % of total roads 21.5%
Ranked 52nd.
100%
Ranked 11th. 5 times more than Saudi Arabia

Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 0.0667
Ranked 59th.
8.1
Ranked 4th. 121 times more than Saudi Arabia

Heliports per million 0.33
Ranked 36th.
0.407
Ranked 27th. 23% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ per capita $5,012.72
Ranked 49th.
$7,335.49
Ranked 39th. 46% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Cost to import > US$ per container $1,229.00
Ranked 113th.
$1,315.00
Ranked 104th. 7% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 2.57%
Ranked 22nd. 3 times more than United States
0.956%
Ranked 66th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU 204.28 billion
Ranked 65th.
1.85 trillion
Ranked 23th. 9 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ $81.80 billion
Ranked 33th.
$2.23 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 27 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service imports 34.12%
Ranked 8th. 51% more than United States
22.58%
Ranked 32nd.

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service exports 4.46%
Ranked 21st.
14.53%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 per million 4.45
Ranked 46th. 11 times more than United States
0.409
Ranked 69th.

Maritime > Time to import > Days per million 0.601
Ranked 153th. 38 times more than United States
0.0159
Ranked 188th.

Merchant marine > Registered in other countries 55
Ranked 37th.
794
Ranked 6th. 14 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days per million 0.177
Ranked 60th. 28 times more than United States
0.00637
Ranked 112th.

Maritime > Documents to export > Number per million 0.177
Ranked 151st. 18 times more than United States
0.00956
Ranked 185th.

Merchant marine > Foreign-owned None
None

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.113
Ranked 108th. 9 times more than United States
0.0131
Ranked 150th.

Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total per 1000 8.97
Ranked 28th. 84% more than United States
4.88
Ranked 67th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU per capita 9,359.86
Ranked 80th. 59% more than United States
5,885.16
Ranked 80th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$ per capita $7,607.72
Ranked 35th.
$8,738.38
Ranked 29th. 15% more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $3,312.97
Ranked 60th.
$7,118.08
Ranked 32nd. 2 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Travel services > % of service exports, BoP 67.26%
Ranked 23th. 3 times more than United States
24.71%
Ranked 99th.

Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km 1,815.02
Ranked 21st.
39,104.42
Ranked 1st. 22 times more than Saudi Arabia

Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days 5
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than United States
2
Ranked 67th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure > 1=low to 5=high 3.22
Ranked 35th.
4.14
Ranked 4th. 29% more than Saudi Arabia