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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.
  • 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 > Motorway length per capita: Length of motorways per capita (mm).
  • Road > Road density: Road density (m of road per square km).
  • Road network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars (per 1,000 people). Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).
  • Waterways: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Motor vehicle > Production: Production of motor vehicles by country. Figures include passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, minibuses, trucks, buses and coaches.
  • 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.
  • Motor vehicle > Production per 1000: Production of motor vehicles by country. Figures include passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, minibuses, trucks, buses and coaches. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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".
  • Highways > Paved: total length of the paved parts of the highway system
  • Roads > Roads, total network > Km: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
  • Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high). Logistics Performance Index overall score reflects perceptions of a country's logistics based on efficiency of customs clearance process, quality of trade- and transport-related infrastructure, ease of arranging competitively priced shipments, quality of logistics services, ability to track and trace consignments, and frequency with which shipments reach the consignee within the scheduled time. The index ranges from 1 to 5, with a higher score representing better performance. Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Scores for the six areas are averaged across all respondents and aggregated to a single score using principal components analysis. Details of the survey methodology and index construction methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the overall level of competence and quality of logistics services (e.g. transport operators, customs brokers), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Highways > Total: total length of the highway system
  • Road > Length of motorways per capita: Kilometers of motorways per million residents.
  • Railways > Total: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
  • Road > Public road per capita: Length of public roads per capita (m).
  • Waterways per million: The total length and individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km: Rail lines (total route-km). Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks.
  • Roadways > Paved per thousand people: This entry is derived from Transport > Roadways, which gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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).
  • Commute > Time spent > Cycling: Bike. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Bike".
  • 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.
  • Rail > Passenger-km of rail transport per year: Billion passenger-km.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per 1000: Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried per 1000: Air transport, passengers carried. Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Roads > Vehicles > Per km of road: Vehicles (per km of road). Vehicles per kilometer of road include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Roads refer to motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other roads. A motorway is a road specially designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
  • Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Overall (1=low to 5=high). Logistics Performance Index overall score reflects perceptions of a country's logistics based on efficiency of customs clearance process, quality of trade- and transport-related infrastructure, ease of arranging competitively priced shipments, quality of logistics services, ability to track and trace consignments, and frequency with which shipments reach the consignee within the scheduled time. The index ranges from 1 to 5, with a higher score representing better performance. Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Scores for the six areas are averaged across all respondents and aggregated to a single score using principal components analysis. Details of the survey methodology and index construction methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010).
  • 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
  • Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km: Railways, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled.
  • Maritime > 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 per million: Import value index (2000 = 100). Import value indexes are the current value of imports (c.i.f.) converted to U.S. dollars and expressed as a percentage of the average for the base period (2000). UNCTAD's import value indexes are reported for most economies. For selected economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the import value indexes are derived from import volume indexes (line 73) and corresponding unit value indexes of imports (line 75) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > 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.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway
  • Maritime > Cost to export > US$ per container: Cost to export (US$ per container). Cost measures the fees levied on a 20-foot container in U.S. dollars. All the fees associated with completing the procedures to export or import the goods are included. These include costs for documents, administrative fees for customs clearance and technical control, customs broker fees, terminal handling charges and inland transport. The cost measure does not include tariffs or trade taxes. Only official costs are recorded. Several assumptions are made for the business surveyed: Has 60 or more employees; Is located in the country's most populous city; Is a private, limited liability company. It does not operate within an export processing zone or an industrial estate with special export or import privileges; Is domestically owned with no foreign ownership; Exports more than 10% of its sales. Assumptions about the traded goods: The traded product travels in a dry-cargo, 20-foot, full container load. The product: Is not hazardous nor does it include military items; Does not require refrigeration or any other special environment; Does not require any special phytosanitary or environmental safety standards other than accepted international standards.
  • Highways > Unpaved > Per capita: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ per capita: International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items (current US$). International tourism expenditures for passenger transport items are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries for all services provided during international transportation by nonresident carriers. Also included are passenger services performed within an economy by nonresident carriers. Excluded are passenger services provided to nonresidents by resident carriers within the resident economies; these are included in travel items. In addition to the services covered by passenger fares--including fares that are a part of package tours but excluding cruise fares, which are included in travel--passenger services include such items as charges for excess baggage, vehicles, or other personal accompanying effects and expenditures for food, drink, or other items for which passengers make expenditures while on board carriers. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$: International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items (current US$). International tourism expenditures for passenger transport items are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries for all services provided during international transportation by nonresident carriers. Also included are passenger services performed within an economy by nonresident carriers. Excluded are passenger services provided to nonresidents by resident carriers within the resident economies; these are included in travel items. In addition to the services covered by passenger fares--including fares that are a part of package tours but excluding cruise fares, which are included in travel--passenger services include such items as charges for excess baggage, vehicles, or other personal accompanying effects and expenditures for food, drink, or other items for which passengers make expenditures while on board carriers. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km: Roads, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$: Exports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Exports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents of general merchandise, net exports of goods under merchanting, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$: Service exports (BoP, current US$). Services refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Roadways > Total per 1000: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Railways > Total > Per $ GDP: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled.
  • Railways > Total per million: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Highways > Paved per 1000: total length of the paved parts of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m: This entry is derived from Transport > Airports > With paved runways, which gives the total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces) by length. For airports with more than one runway, only the longest runway is included according to the following five groups - (1) over 3,047 m (over 10,000 ft), (2) 2,438 to 3,047 m (8,000 to 10,000 ft), (3) 1,524 to 2,437 m (5,000 to 8,000 ft), (4) 914 to 1,523 m (3,000 to 5,000 ft), and (5) under 914 m (under 3,000 ft). Only airports with usable runways are included in this listing. Not all airports have facilities for refueling, maintenance, or air traffic control. The type aircraft capable of operating from a runway of a given length is dependent upon a number of factors including elevation of the runway, runway gradient, average maximum daily temperature at the airport, engine types, flap settings, and take-off weight of the aircraft.
  • Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days per million: Lead time to import, median case (days). Lead time to import is the median time (the value for 50 percent of shipments) from port of discharge to arrival at the consignee. Data are from the Logistics Performance Index survey. Respondents provided separate values for the best case (10 percent of shipments) and the median case (50 percent of shipments). The data are exponentiated averages of the logarithm of single value responses and of midpoint values of range responses for the median case. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Space > Space agency: Name of each country's space agency.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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"
  • Space > International Space Station visitors:

    Nationality of individuals who have been on the International Space Station (ISS). One person who has been to ISS twice is counted twice. Includes space tourists.

  • Space > International Space Station flights: Number of flights to the International Space Station (ISS) with a national of the listed countries on board.
  • 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 > 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 > 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 > 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 > 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 > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms exports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP: Arms exports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$, % 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 > 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per capita: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • 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 > Per $ GDP: 1000 GRT or over Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m per million: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total per million: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > 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 > Current account balance > % of GDP: Current account balance (% of GDP). Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income.
  • Maritime > 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.
  • Waterways > A note: The individual names of navigable rivers, canals, and other inland bodies of water.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > 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 > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maritime > Food exports > % of merchandise exports: Food exports (% of merchandise exports). Food comprises the commodities in SITC sections 0 (food and live animals), 1 (beverages and tobacco), and 4 (animal and vegetable oils and fats) and SITC division 22 (oil seeds, oil nuts, and oil kernels).
  • Maritime > ICT goods imports > % total goods imports: ICT goods imports (% total goods imports). Information and communication technology goods imports include telecommunications, audio and video, computer and related equipment; electronic components; and other information and communication technology goods. Software is excluded.
  • Maritime > Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports: Ores and metals imports (% of merchandise imports). Ores and metals comprise commodities in SITC sections 27 (crude fertilizer, minerals nes); 28 (metalliferous ores, scrap); and 68 (non-ferrous metals).
  • Pipelines > Gas: Total length of gas pipelines
  • 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.
  • Merchant marine > Total > Dwt per capita: Dwt=Deadweight tonnage, a measure of the capacity of a cargo ship. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Airports > With 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 > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Goods exports (BoP, current US$). Goods exports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold and net exports of goods under merchanting) involved in a change of ownership from residents to nonresidents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Service exports (BoP, current US$). Services refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$: 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 > Time to import > Days: Time to import (days). Time is recorded in calendar days. The time calculation for a procedure starts from the moment it is initiated and runs until it is completed. If a procedure can be accelerated for an additional cost, the fastest legal procedure is chosen. It is assumed that neither the exporter nor the importer wastes time and that each commits to completing each remaining procedure without delay. Procedures that can be completed in parallel are measured as simultaneous. The waiting time between procedures--for example, during unloading of the cargo--is included in the measure.
  • Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100: Liner shipping connectivity index (maximum value in 2004 = 100). The Liner Shipping Connectivity Index captures how well countries are connected to global shipping networks. It is computed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) based on five components of the maritime transport sector: number of ships, their container-carrying capacity, maximum vessel size, number of services, and number of companies that deploy container ships in a country's ports. For each component a country's value is divided by the maximum value of each component in 2004, the five components are averaged for each country, and the average is divided by the maximum average for 2004 and multiplied by 100. The index generates a value of 100 for the country with the highest average index in 2004. . The underlying data come from Containerisation International Online.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated efficiency of customs clearance processes (i.e. speed, simplicity and predictability of formalities), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita: Arms imports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita: Imports of goods and services (current LCU). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of service exports, BoP: Insurance and financial services (% of service exports, BoP). Insurance and financial services cover various types of insurance provided to nonresidents by resident insurance enterprises and vice versa, and financial intermediary and auxiliary services (except those of insurance enterprises and pension funds) exchanged between residents and nonresidents.
  • Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$: 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.
  • 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 > Goods imports > BoP, current US$: Goods imports (BoP, current US$). Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Energy imports, net > % of energy use: Energy imports, net (% of energy use). Net energy imports are estimated as energy use less production, both measured in oil equivalents. A negative value indicates that the country is a net exporter. Energy use refers to use of primary energy before transformation to other end-use fuels, which is equal to indigenous production plus imports and stock changes, minus exports and fuels supplied to ships and aircraft engaged in international transport.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ per capita: Goods imports (BoP, current US$). Goods imports refer to all movable goods (including nonmonetary gold) involved in a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force: Armed forces personnel (% of total labor force). Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces. Labor force comprises all people who meet the International Labour Organization's definition of the economically active population.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU: Exports of goods and services (constant LCU). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$: Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars.
  • Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 per million: Wholesale price index (2005 = 100). Wholesale price index refers to a mix of agricultural and industrial goods at various stages of production and distribution, including import duties. The Laspeyres formula is generally used. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents assessed the ease of arranging competitively priced shipments to markets, on a rating ranging from 1 (very difficult) to 5 (very easy). Scores are averaged across all respondents. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > 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 > Exports of goods and services > Annual % growth: Exports of goods and services (annual % growth). Annual growth rate of exports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$: Imports of goods and services (current US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT per capita: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 > Documents to export > Number: Documents to export (number). All documents required per shipment to export goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included.
  • Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total: Armed forces personnel, total. Armed forces personnel are active duty military personnel, including paramilitary forces if the training, organization, equipment, and control suggest they may be used to support or replace regular military forces.
  • Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU: External balance on goods and services (current LCU). External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current local currency.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Annual % growth: Imports of goods and services (annual % growth). Annual growth rate of imports of goods and services based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
  • Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU: External balance on goods and services (constant LCU). External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in constant local currency.
  • Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service imports: Travel services (% of commercial service imports). Travel services (% of commercial service imports) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers in that economy for their own use during visits of less than one year for business or personal purposes. Travel services include the goods and services consumed by travelers, such as lodging, meals, and transport (within the economy visited).
  • Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service exports: Insurance and financial services (% of commercial service exports). Insurance and financial services cover freight insurance on goods exported and other direct insurance such as life insurance; financial intermediation services such as commissions, foreign exchange transactions, and brokerage services; and auxiliary services such as financial market operational and regulatory services.
  • Maritime > Time to import > Days per million: Time to import (days). Time is recorded in calendar days. The time calculation for a procedure starts from the moment it is initiated and runs until it is completed. If a procedure can be accelerated for an additional cost, the fastest legal procedure is chosen. It is assumed that neither the exporter nor the importer wastes time and that each commits to completing each remaining procedure without delay. Procedures that can be completed in parallel are measured as simultaneous. The waiting time between procedures--for example, during unloading of the cargo--is included in the measure. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Registered in other countries: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
    Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
    Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
    Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
    Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another.
  • Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days per million: Lead time to export, median case (days). Lead time to export is the median time (the value for 50 percent of shipments) from shipment point to port of loading. Data are from the Logistics Performance Index survey. Respondents provided separate values for the best case (10 percent of shipments) and the median case (50 percent of shipments). The data are exponentiated averages of the logarithm of single value responses and of midpoint values of range responses for the median case. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Merchant marine > Foreign-owned: Merchant marine may be defined as all ships engaged in the carriage of goods; or all commercial vessels (as opposed to all nonmilitary ships), which excludes tugs, fishing vessels, offshore oil rigs, etc. This entry contains information in four fields - total, ships by type, foreign-owned, and registered in other countries.
    Total includes the number of ships (1,000 GRT or over), total DWT for those ships, and total GRT for those ships. DWT or dead weight tonnage is the total weight of cargo, plus bunkers, stores, etc., that a ship can carry when immersed to the appropriate load line. GRT or gross register tonnage is a figure obtained by measuring the entire sheltered volume of a ship available for cargo and passengers and converting it to tons on the basis of 100 cubic feet per ton; there is no stable relationship between GRT and DWT.
    Ships by type includes a listing of barge carriers, bulk cargo ships, cargo ships, chemical tankers, combination bulk carriers, combination ore/oil carriers, container ships, liquefied gas tankers, livestock carriers, multifunctional large-load carriers, petroleum tankers, passenger ships, passenger/cargo ships, railcar carriers, refrigerated cargo ships, roll-on/roll-off cargo ships, short-sea passenger ships, specialized tankers, and vehicle carriers.
    Foreign-owned are ships that fly the flag of one country but belong to owners in another.
    Registered in other countries are ships that belong to owners in one country but fly the flag of another.
  • Maritime > 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 > 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.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (% of GDP). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments.
  • Maritime > Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports: Fuel imports (% of merchandise imports). Fuels comprise the commodities in SITC section 3 (mineral fuels).
  • 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 > 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 > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents assessed the ease of arranging competitively priced shipments to markets, on a rating ranging from 1 (very difficult) to 5 (very easy). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$: Arms imports (constant 1990 US$). Arms transfers cover the supply of military weapons through sales, aid, gifts, and those made through manufacturing licenses. Data cover major conventional weapons such as aircraft, armored vehicles, artillery, radar systems, missiles, and ships designed for military use. Excluded are transfers of other military equipment such as small arms and light weapons, trucks, small artillery, ammunition, support equipment, technology transfers, and other services.
  • Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > Million metric tons: CO2 emissions from transport (million metric tons). CO2 emissions from transport contains emissions from the combustion of fuel for all transport activity, regardless of the sector, except for international marine bunkers and international aviation. This includes domestic aviation, domestic navigation, road, rail and pipeline transport, and corresponds to IPCC Source/Sink Category 1 A 3. In addition, the IEA data are not collected in a way that allows the autoproducer consumption to be split by specific end-use and therefore, autoproducers are shown as a separate item (Unallocated Autoproducers).
  • Travel services > % of commercial service > Exports: Travel services (% of commercial service exports) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers in that economy for their own use during visits of less than one year for business or personal purposes. Travel services include the goods and services consumed by travelers, such as lodging and meals and transport (within the economy visited).
  • Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100: Wholesale price index (2005 = 100). Wholesale price index refers to a mix of agricultural and industrial goods at various stages of production and distribution, including import duties. The Laspeyres formula is generally used.
  • Maritime > Documents to export > Number per million: Documents to export (number). All documents required per shipment to export goods are recorded. It is assumed that the contract has already been agreed upon and signed by both parties. Documents required for clearance by government ministries, customs authorities, port and container terminal authorities, health and technical control agencies and banks are taken into account. Since payment is by letter of credit, all documents required by banks for the issuance or securing of a letter of credit are also taken into account. Documents that are renewed annually and that do not require renewal per shipment (for example, an annual tax clearance certificate) are not included. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Cost to import > US$ per container: Cost to import (US$ per container). Cost measures the fees levied on a 20-foot container in U.S. dollars. All the fees associated with completing the procedures to export or import the goods are included. These include costs for documents, administrative fees for customs clearance and technical control, customs broker fees, terminal handling charges and inland transport. The cost measure does not include tariffs or trade taxes. Only official costs are recorded.
  • Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000: Railways, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Roads > Roads, paved > % of total roads: Roads, paved (% of total roads). Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length.
  • Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide: Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide. Registered carrier departures worldwide are domestic takeoffs and takeoffs abroad of air carriers registered in the country.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway
  • Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per capita: Total number of airports with useable unpaved runways (grass, dirt, sand, or gravel surfaces) Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$, % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (current US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (constant 2000 US$). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in constant 2005 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU: Terms of trade adjustment (constant LCU). The terms of trade effect equals capacity to import less exports of goods and services in constant prices. Data are in constant local currency.
  • 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 > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP: Service exports (BoP, current US$). Services refer to economic output of intangible commodities that may be produced, transferred, and consumed at the same time. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Airports > With paved runways > Total per million: Total number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days: Lead time to import, median case (days). Lead time to import is the median time (the value for 50 percent of shipments) from port of discharge to arrival at the consignee. Data are from the Logistics Performance Index survey. Respondents provided separate values for the best case (10 percent of shipments) and the median case (50 percent of shipments). The data are exponentiated averages of the logarithm of single value responses and of midpoint values of range responses for the median case.
  • Maritime > Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World > % of total merchandise exports: Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World (% of total merchandise exports). Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World are the sum of merchandise exports by the reporting economy to economies in the Arab World. Data are expressed as a percentage of total merchandise exports by the economy. Data are computed only if at least half of the economies in the partner country group had non-missing data.
  • Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100: Export value index (2000 = 100). Export values are the current value of exports (f.o.b.) converted to U.S. dollars and expressed as a percentage of the average for the base period (2000). UNCTAD's export value indexes are reported for most economies. For selected economies for which UNCTAD does not publish data, the export value indexes are derived from export volume indexes (line 72) and corresponding unit value indexes of exports (line 74) in the IMF's International Financial Statistics.
  • Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service exports: Travel services (% of commercial service exports). Travel services (% of commercial service exports) covers goods and services acquired from an economy by travelers in that economy for their own use during visits of less than one year for business or personal purposes. Travel services include the goods and services consumed by travelers, such as lodging and meals and transport (within the economy visited).
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita: Exports of goods and services (current LCU). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU: Exports of goods and services (current LCU). Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency.
  • Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports: Total reserves in months of imports. Total reserves comprise holdings of monetary gold, special drawing rights, reserves of IMF members held by the IMF, and holdings of foreign exchange under the control of monetary authorities. The gold component of these reserves is valued at year-end (December 31) London prices. This item shows reserves expressed in terms of the number of months of imports of goods and services they could pay for [Reserves/(Imports/12)].
  • Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP: Number of airports with paved runways (concrete or asphalt surfaces), categorised according to the length of the longest runway Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 trillion $ gross domestic product.
  • Maritime > 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita: Imports of goods and services (BoP, current US$). Imports of goods and services comprise all transactions between residents of a country and the rest of the world involving a change of ownership from nonresidents to residents of general merchandise, nonmonetary gold, and services. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$, % 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
  • 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 > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high: Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated the ability to track and trace consignments when shipping to the market, on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents.
  • Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000: Roads, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high per million: Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process (1=low to 5=high). Data are from Logistics Performance Index surveys conducted by the World Bank in partnership with academic and international institutions and private companies and individuals engaged in international logistics. 2009 round of surveys covered more than 5,000 country assessments by nearly 1,000 international freight forwarders. Respondents evaluate eight markets on six core dimensions on a scale from 1 (worst) to 5 (best). The markets are chosen based on the most important export and import markets of the respondent's country, random selection, and, for landlocked countries, neighboring countries that connect them with international markets. Details of the survey methodology are in Arvis and others' Connecting to Compete 2010: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy (2010). Respondents evaluated efficiency of customs clearance processes (i.e. speed, simplicity and predictability of formalities), on a rating ranging from 1 (very low) to 5 (very high). Scores are averaged across all respondents. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU: Imports of goods and services (current LCU). Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current local currency.
  • Merchant marine > Total > GRT: GRT=Gross Register Tonnage
  • Maritime > 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 > 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
  • 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 > 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.
  • Pipelines > Total length: Total length of all pipelines
  • Pipelines > Total length > Per $ GDP: Total length of all pipelines Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
STAT South Korea United States HISTORY
Airports 111
Ranked 53th.
13,513
Ranked 1st. 122 times more than South Korea

Commute > Distance 3 km
Ranked 3rd.
8.79 km
Ranked 8th. 3 times more than South Korea
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 71.96 billion
Ranked 15th.
929.19 billion
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than South Korea

Highways > Total > Per capita 1.87 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 85th.
22.22 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than South Korea

Ports and terminals <strong>major ports: </strong>Incheon, Pohang, Busan, Ulsan, Yeosu <br /><strong>container ports:</strong> Busan (16,163,842), Kwangyang (2,061,958), Incheon (1,924,644) <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 3,637 km
Ranked 45th.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 62 times more than South Korea
Road > Expressway length 4,044 km
Ranked 11th.
76,334 km
Ranked 2nd. 19 times more than South Korea
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 376
Ranked 44th.
797
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than South Korea
Road > Motorway density 40.36 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than United States
7.79 m of motorway per square km
Ranked 18th.
Road > Motorway length 4,044 km
Ranked 8th.
75,008 km
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than South Korea
Road > Motorway length per capita 80.88 mm
Ranked 20th.
253.05 mm
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than South Korea
Road > Road density 1,055 m of road per square km
Ranked 15th. 58% more than United States
668 m of road per square km
Ranked 19th.
Road network length > Km
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 275.89
Ranked 41st.
423
Ranked 30th. 53% more than South Korea

Waterways 1,600 km
Ranked 24th.
41,009 km
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than South Korea

Roadways > Unpaved 21,784 km
Ranked 12th.
2.28 million km
Ranked 1st. 105 times more than South Korea

Airports > Per capita 2.14 per 1 million people
Ranked 184th.
49.63 per 1 million people
Ranked 42nd. 23 times more than South Korea

Inefficiency index 78.13
Ranked 2nd.
184.51
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than South Korea
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication per capita 1,439.14
Ranked 56th.
2,960.02
Ranked 25th. 2 times more than South Korea

Railways > Total > Per capita 0.07 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 75th.
0.752 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than South Korea

Roads > Traffic index 76.37
Ranked 3rd.
163.55
Ranked 11th. 2 times more than South Korea
Airports > With paved runways > Total 71
Ranked 33th.
5,054
Ranked 1st. 71 times more than South Korea

Roadways > Paved 83,199 km
Ranked 23th.
4.3 million km
Ranked 1st. 52 times more than South Korea

Motor vehicle > Production 3.51 million
Ranked 6th.
5.71 million
Ranked 4th. 63% more than South Korea

Air transport > Freight > Million tons per km 7,432.57 million tons/km
Ranked 7th.
37,357.64 million tons/km
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than South Korea

Motor vehicle > Production per 1000 71.43
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than United States
18.62
Ranked 14th.

Container port traffic 15.11 million TEU
Ranked 5th.
38.52 million TEU
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than South Korea

Roads > Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 363.11
Ranked 37th.
797
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than South Korea

Highways > Paved > Per capita 1.39 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 47th.
14.39 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than South Korea

Roadways > Total 104,983 km
Ranked 41st.
6.59 million km
Ranked 1st. 63 times more than South Korea

Quality of port infrastructure, WEF > 1=extremely underdeveloped to 7=well developed and efficient by international standards 5.5
Ranked 23th.
5.6
Ranked 17th. 2% more than South Korea

Heliports 466
Ranked 2nd.
5,287
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than South Korea

Pipelines gas 1,423 km; refined products 827 km petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km
Roads > Time index 31.2
Ranked 2nd.
36.85
Ranked 15th. 18% more than South Korea
Container port traffic per 1000 313.96 TEU
Ranked 13th. 2 times more than United States
130.34 TEU
Ranked 27th.

Airports per million 2.35
Ranked 153th.
48.75
Ranked 27th. 21 times more than South Korea

Commute > Time spent > Total 10 min
Ranked 3rd.
34.57 min
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than South Korea
Highways > Paved 64,808 km
Ranked 18th.
4.15 million km
Ranked 1st. 64 times more than South Korea

Roads > Roads, total network > Km 104,983
Ranked 30th.
6.55 million
Ranked 1st. 62 times more than South Korea

Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.074
Ranked 122nd. 6 times more than United States
0.0125
Ranked 150th.

Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high 3.65
Ranked 21st.
3.96
Ranked 10th. 8% more than South Korea

Highways > Total 86,990 km
Ranked 25th.
6.41 million km
Ranked 1st. 74 times more than South Korea

Road > Length of motorways per capita 38.16 mm
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than United States
10.21 mm
Ranked 36th.
Railways > Total 3,381 km
Ranked 52nd.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 66 times more than South Korea

Road > Public road per capita 2.11 m
Ranked 28th.
21.69 m
Ranked 7th. 10 times more than South Korea
Waterways per million 32.54 km
Ranked 51st.
134.86 km
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than South Korea

Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km 3,379
Ranked 44th.
228,513
Ranked 2nd. 68 times more than South Korea

Roadways > Paved per thousand people 1.7 km
Ranked 79th.
13.59 km
Ranked 10th. 8 times more than South Korea

Rail > High speed railway length 412 km
Ranked 10th.
734 km
Ranked 8th. 78% more than South Korea
Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 21,603
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than United States
9,518
Ranked 23th.

Vehicle abundance 110.36 per square km
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United States
46.56 per square km
Ranked 18th.
Railways > Railways, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per million 433.98
Ranked 27th. 14 times more than United States
30.55
Ranked 63th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total 40
Ranked 69th.
8,459
Ranked 1st. 211 times more than South Korea

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 2
Ranked 146th.
1,552
Ranked 2nd. 776 times more than South Korea

Ports and harbors Chinhae, Inch'on, Kunsan, Masan, Mokp'o, P'ohang, Pusan, Tonghae-hang, Ulsan, Yosu 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
Commute > Time spent > Cycling 10 min
Ranked 1st. 77 times more than United States
0.13 min
Ranked 10th.
Logistics performance index: Competence and quality of logistics services > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.073
Ranked 120th. 6 times more than United States
0.0126
Ranked 150th.

Highways > Total per 1000 1.87 km
Ranked 83th.
22.27 km
Ranked 2nd. 12 times more than South Korea

Rail > Passenger-km of rail transport per year 21.6 billion km
Ranked 9th.
27.6 billion km
Ranked 2nd. 28% more than South Korea
Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m 4
Ranked 60th.
189
Ranked 1st. 47 times more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Total 786
Ranked 14th. Twice as much as United States
393
Ranked 26th.

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt 17.37 million Dwt
Ranked 12th. 38% more than United States
12.62 million Dwt
Ranked 16th.

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ $183.00 million
Ranked 16th.
$8.76 billion
Ranked 1st. 48 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried 39.97 million
Ranked 18th.
736.62 million
Ranked 1st. 18 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 per million 2.03
Ranked 84th. 7 times more than United States
0.292
Ranked 138th.

Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000 2.13
Ranked 77th.
21.16
Ranked 10th. 10 times more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Ships by type bulk 114, cargo 174, chemical tanker 63, combination bulk 9, container 52, liquefied gas 17, passenger 3, petroleum tanker 69, refrigerated cargo 21, roll on/roll off 6, short-sea passenger 2, specialized tanker 6, vehicle carrier 5 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 0.12 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 161st.
1.12 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 119th. 9 times more than South Korea

Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km per million 67.88
Ranked 69th.
733.38
Ranked 9th. 11 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 0.266
Ranked 108th.
7.1
Ranked 21st. 27 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per capita 1.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 158th.
17.08 per 1 million people
Ranked 41st. 12 times more than South Korea

Highways > Unpaved 22,182 km
Ranked 34th.
2.26 million km
Ranked 1st. 102 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m 12
Ranked 50th.
1,478
Ranked 1st. 123 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3,047 m per million people 0.0817
Ranked 134th.
0.597
Ranked 41st. 7 times more than South Korea

Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per 1000 1.61
Ranked 35th.
22.08
Ranked 1st. 14 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Air transport, passengers carried per 1000 799.33
Ranked 46th.
2,346.56
Ranked 18th. 3 times more than South Korea

Roads > Vehicles > Per km of road 161
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than United States
37.69
Ranked 29th.

Logistics performance index: Overall > 1=low to 5=high 3.7
Ranked 20th.
3.93
Ranked 9th. 6% more than South Korea

Railways > Standard gauge 3,381 km
Ranked 18th.
224,792 km
Ranked 1st. 66 times more than South Korea

Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km 9,996
Ranked 29th.
2.52 million
Ranked 2nd. 253 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100 per million 6.49
Ranked 173th. 11 times more than United States
0.608
Ranked 195th.

Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100 per million 6.56
Ranked 174th. 11 times more than United States
0.577
Ranked 196th.

Maritime > Import value index > 2000 = 100 326.75
Ranked 102nd. 82% more than United States
179.9
Ranked 177th.

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m 23
Ranked 20th.
903
Ranked 1st. 39 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Cost to export > US$ per container $670.00
Ranked 168th.
$1,090.00
Ranked 105th. 63% more than South Korea

Highways > Unpaved > Per capita 0.476 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 84th.
7.83 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than South Korea

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ per capita $45.60
Ranked 43th.
$99.84
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than South Korea

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$ $2.27 billion
Ranked 20th.
$31.11 billion
Ranked 2nd. 14 times more than South Korea

Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km 12,545.5
Ranked 38th.
2.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 170 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ $663.56 billion
Ranked 8th.
$2.21 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ $110.85 billion
Ranked 11th.
$650.56 billion
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than South Korea

Roadways > Total per 1000 2.1 km
Ranked 39th.
21.4 km
Ranked 6th. 10 times more than South Korea

Roadways > Unpaved per 1000 0.457 km
Ranked 24th.
7.01 km
Ranked 4th. 15 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units 20.83 million
Ranked 6th.
42.9 million
Ranked 3rd. 2 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Container port traffic > TEU: 20 foot equivalent units per 1000 418.46
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than United States
137.69
Ranked 56th.

Railways > Total > Per $ GDP 3.91 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 116th.
18.25 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 96th. 5 times more than South Korea

Roads > Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 79,440
Ranked 25th.
6.83 million
Ranked 1st. 86 times more than South Korea

Railways > Total per million 69.07 km
Ranked 75th.
751.67 km
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than South Korea

Highways > Paved per 1000 1.39 km
Ranked 49th.
14.42 km
Ranked 2nd. 10 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1,523 m 13
Ranked 37th.
2,249
Ranked 1st. 173 times more than South Korea

Rail usage statistics > Freight rail by billions of tonne-kilometers > Year 2005 2005
Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days per million 0.06
Ranked 86th. 9 times more than United States
0.00637
Ranked 109th.

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per capita 0.428 per 1 million people
Ranked 92nd.
0.744 per 1 million people
Ranked 59th. 74% more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Total > Per capita 16.78 per 1 million people
Ranked 49th. 12 times more than United States
1.39 per 1 million people
Ranked 108th.

Merchant marine > By type bulk carrier 201, cargo 246, carrier 5, chemical tanker 132, container 69, liquefied gas 40, passenger 5, passenger/cargo 21, petroleum tanker 67, refrigerated cargo 15, roll on/roll off 9, vehicle carrier 9 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 10.93 per 1 million people
Ranked 6th. 23 times more than United States
0.485 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th.

Space > Space agency KARI (Korea Aerospace Research Institute) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 39.41 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 142nd.
594.39 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 86th. 15 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 0.078 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 160th.
0.388 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 123th. 5 times more than South Korea

Highways > Unpaved per 1000 0.476 km
Ranked 85th.
7.85 km
Ranked 2nd. 16 times more than South Korea

Pipelines > Total length per million 46.72 km
Ranked 94th.
2,658.64 km
Ranked 5th. 57 times more than South Korea
Pipelines > All types gas 1,433 km; refined products 827 km (2004) petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km (2003)
Space > International Space Station visitors 1
Ranked 11th.
139
Ranked 1st. 139 times more than South Korea
Space > International Space Station flights 1
Ranked 13th.
244
Ranked 1st. 244 times more than South Korea
Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.0736
Ranked 121st. 6 times more than United States
0.0131
Ranked 150th.

Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total per 1000 13.25
Ranked 17th. 3 times more than United States
4.88
Ranked 67th.

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU per million 2.07 trillion
Ranked 1st.
-1,232,918,404.74
Ranked 66th.

Maritime > Travel services > % of service exports, BoP 12.84%
Ranked 128th.
24.71%
Ranked 99th. 92% more than South Korea

Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km 12,290.68
Ranked 4th.
39,104.42
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days 2
Ranked 95th. The same as United States
2
Ranked 67th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Quality of trade and transport-related infrastructure > 1=low to 5=high 3.74
Ranked 23th.
4.14
Ranked 4th. 11% more than South Korea

Maritime > Ores and metals exports > % of merchandise exports 2.14%
Ranked 60th.
3.68%
Ranked 42nd. 72% more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m 20
Ranked 27th.
235
Ranked 1st. 12 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports per million 0.123
Ranked 104th. 19 times more than United States
0.00664
Ranked 142nd.

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita $3.66
Ranked 22nd.
$27.91
Ranked 7th. 8 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Arms exports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP 0.0162%
Ranked 23th.
0.0559%
Ranked 6th. 3 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$, % of GDP 0.0954%
Ranked 39th. 12 times more than United States
0.00827%
Ranked 80th.

Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > % of total fuel combustion 14.56%
Ranked 114th.
30.98%
Ranked 56th. 2 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 12.39 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 122nd.
177.02 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 57th. 14 times more than South Korea

Heliports > Per $ GDP 608.09 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 5th. 54 times more than United States
11.29 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 46th.

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU per million 783.56 billion
Ranked 4th.
-1,743,152,361.073
Ranked 80th.

Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per capita 216.87 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 44th. 6 times more than United States
34.23 GRT per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th.

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per capita 354.21 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 38th. 8 times more than United States
41.9 Dwt per 1,000 people
Ranked 78th.

Merchant marine > Total > Per $ GDP 0.753 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 66th. 22 times more than United States
0.035 per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 119th.

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m per million 0.445
Ranked 61st.
3.15
Ranked 20th. 7 times more than South Korea

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total per million 0.891
Ranked 150th.
31.96
Ranked 24th. 36 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 58.74%
Ranked 30th. 4 times more than United States
14.11%
Ranked 129th.

Maritime > Current account balance > % of GDP 3.84%
Ranked 24th.
-2.711%
Ranked 64th.

Maritime > Air transport, freight > Million ton-km per million 245.79
Ranked 9th. 97% more than United States
124.57
Ranked 15th.

Waterways > A note restricted to small native craft navigable inland channels, exclusive of the Great Lakes
Maritime > Smoking prevalence, females > % of adults 6.6%
Ranked 78th.
24.72%
Ranked 23th. 4 times more than South Korea
Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Europe & Central Asia > % of total merchandise exports 2.06%
Ranked 67th. 39% more than United States
1.49%
Ranked 75th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Latin America & the Caribbean > % of total merchandise exports 5.8%
Ranked 37th.
22.8%
Ranked 18th. 4 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > % of GDP 56.5%
Ranked 28th. 4 times more than United States
13.52%
Ranked 131st.

Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU per capita -1,515,342.77
Ranked 111th. 8103 times more than United States
-187.012
Ranked 66th.

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 0.387 per 1 million people
Ranked 68th.
3.17 per 1 million people
Ranked 26th. 8 times more than South Korea

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 0.061 per 1 million people
Ranked 160th.
5.75 per 1 million people
Ranked 39th. 94 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Food exports > % of merchandise exports 1.17%
Ranked 86th.
10.15%
Ranked 53th. 9 times more than South Korea

Maritime > ICT goods imports > % total goods imports 10.43%
Ranked 19th.
12.84%
Ranked 14th. 23% more than South Korea

Maritime > Ores and metals imports > % of merchandise imports 8.03%
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United States
2.27%
Ranked 46th.

Pipelines > Gas 2,216 km
Ranked 55th.
548,665 km
Ranked 1st. 248 times more than South Korea
Railways > Standard gauge > Per $ GDP 3.91 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 45th.
18.25 km per $1 billion of GD
Ranked 29th. 5 times more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt per capita 0.357 Dwt
Ranked 33th. 9 times more than United States
0.0419 Dwt
Ranked 74th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per $ GDP 42.79 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 151st.
737.7 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 104th. 17 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ per capita $11,053.29
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than United States
$4,975.59
Ranked 44th.

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$ per capita $2,216.90
Ranked 47th. 7% more than United States
$2,072.43
Ranked 50th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ $622.35 billion
Ranked 8th.
$2.75 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Time to import > Days 7
Ranked 179th. 40% more than United States
5
Ranked 183th.

Maritime > Liner shipping connectivity index > Maximum value in 2004 = 100 101.73
Ranked 4th. 11% more than United States
91.7
Ranked 6th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high 3.42
Ranked 22nd.
3.67
Ranked 13th. 7% more than South Korea

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ per capita $21.56
Ranked 16th. 5 times more than United States
$4.13
Ranked 54th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita 13.59 million
Ranked 4th. 1556 times more than United States
8,738.38
Ranked 107th.

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of service exports, BoP 3.33%
Ranked 56th.
14.22%
Ranked 10th. 4 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$ $552.71 billion
Ranked 7th.
$1.56 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100 63.1
Ranked 191st.
94.61
Ranked 131st. 50% more than South Korea

Maritime > Export volume index > 2000 = 100 320.78
Ranked 21st. 2 times more than United States
142.31
Ranked 115th.

Maritime > ICT goods exports > % of total goods exports 17.99%
Ranked 10th. 89% more than United States
9.5%
Ranked 19th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to high-income economies > % of total merchandise exports 48.64%
Ranked 137th.
60.95%
Ranked 105th. 25% more than South Korea

Maritime > Net barter terms of trade index > 2000 = 100 per million 1.27
Ranked 184th. 4 times more than United States
0.304
Ranked 194th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies outside region > % of total merchandise exports 48.57%
Ranked 12th. 25% more than United States
38.91%
Ranked 22nd.

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ $514.17 billion
Ranked 8th.
$2.30 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Energy imports, net > % of energy use 82.02%
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than United States
15.04%
Ranked 27th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1,523 m per million people 0.0409
Ranked 155th.
4.9
Ranked 36th. 120 times more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Registered in other countries per million 8.86
Ranked 32nd. 4 times more than United States
2.37
Ranked 52nd.

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$ per capita $10,282.59
Ranked 27th. 40% more than United States
$7,335.49
Ranked 39th.

Maritime > Armed forces personnel > % of total labor force 2.61%
Ranked 20th. 3 times more than United States
0.956%
Ranked 66th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU 585.18 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 317 times more than United States
1.85 trillion
Ranked 23th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ $470.30 billion
Ranked 9th.
$2.23 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 per million 2.47
Ranked 54th. 6 times more than United States
0.409
Ranked 69th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.0734
Ranked 121st. 6 times more than United States
0.0113
Ranked 151st.

Rail usage statistics > Passenger-km of rail transport > In billion/year > Year 2005 2004
Maritime > Communications, computer, etc. > % of service exports, BoP 46.88%
Ranked 42nd.
48.16%
Ranked 38th. 3% more than South Korea

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Annual % growth 4.18%
Ranked 39th. 18% more than United States
3.54%
Ranked 41st.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$ $603.47 billion
Ranked 9th.
$2.74 trillion
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Total > GRT per capita 0.219 GRT
Ranked 38th. 6 times more than United States
0.0342 GRT
Ranked 74th.

Maritime > Services, etc., value added > Annual % growth 2.52%
Ranked 78th. 24% more than United States
2.03%
Ranked 104th.

Airports > With paved runways > 2,438 to 3,047 m per million people 0.4
Ranked 97th.
0.749
Ranked 58th. 87% more than South Korea

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service imports 1.72%
Ranked 58th.
17.12%
Ranked 5th. 10 times more than South Korea

Heliports per million 10.32
Ranked 4th. 25 times more than United States
0.407
Ranked 27th.

Maritime > Documents to export > Number 3
Ranked 185th. The same as United States
3
Ranked 179th.

Maritime > Armed forces personnel, total 659,500
Ranked 12th.
1.52 million
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than South Korea

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Current LCU 39.18 trillion
Ranked 2nd.
-547,200,000,000
Ranked 124th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Annual % growth 2.5%
Ranked 67th. 13% more than United States
2.22%
Ranked 73th.

Maritime > External balance on goods and services > Constant LCU 103.53 trillion
Ranked 2nd.
-387,030,397,422.29
Ranked 89th.

Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service imports 18.78%
Ranked 46th.
22.58%
Ranked 32nd. 20% more than South Korea

Maritime > Insurance and financial services > % of commercial service exports 3.36%
Ranked 28th.
14.53%
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Time to import > Days per million 0.14
Ranked 177th. 9 times more than United States
0.0159
Ranked 188th.

Merchant marine > Registered in other countries 457
Ranked 10th.
794
Ranked 6th. 74% more than South Korea

Maritime > Lead time to export, median case > Days per million 0.04
Ranked 91st. 6 times more than United States
0.00637
Ranked 112th.

Merchant marine > Foreign-owned None
None

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Constant LCU per capita 11.7 million
Ranked 2nd. 1989 times more than United States
5,885.16
Ranked 80th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$ per capita $12,068.34
Ranked 24th. 38% more than United States
$8,738.38
Ranked 29th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$ per capita $9,405.33
Ranked 27th. 32% more than United States
$7,118.08
Ranked 32nd.

Maritime > Merchandise exports by the reporting economy, residual > % of total merchandise exports 2.79%
Ranked 75th. 20 times more than United States
0.137%
Ranked 144th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > % of GDP 53.42%
Ranked 51st. 3 times more than United States
16.89%
Ranked 141st.

Maritime > Fuel imports > % of merchandise imports 35.58%
Ranked 5th. 90% more than United States
18.68%
Ranked 42nd.

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m per million 0.85
Ranked 111th.
25.77
Ranked 16th. 30 times more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Foreign-owned per million 0.668
Ranked 70th. 2 times more than United States
0.278
Ranked 79th.

Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide per 1000 5.7
Ranked 57th.
31.41
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 1,524 to 2,437 m per million people 0.245
Ranked 140th.
4.67
Ranked 37th. 19 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Export volume index > 2000 = 100 per million 6.44
Ranked 144th. 14 times more than United States
0.457
Ranked 196th.

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ease of arranging competitively priced shipments > 1=low to 5=high 3.67
Ranked 12th. 3% more than United States
3.56
Ranked 16th.

Maritime > Arms imports > Constant 1990 US$ $1.08 billion
Ranked 8th.
$1.30 billion
Ranked 4th. 20% more than South Korea

Maritime > CO2 emissions from transport > Million metric tons 85.6
Ranked 19th.
1,638.11
Ranked 1st. 19 times more than South Korea

Travel services > % of commercial service > Exports 12.89%
Ranked 120th.
28.82%
Ranked 94th. 2 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Wholesale price index > 2005 = 100 123.68
Ranked 52nd.
128.44
Ranked 41st. 4% more than South Korea

Maritime > Documents to export > Number per million 0.06
Ranked 173th. 6 times more than United States
0.00956
Ranked 185th.

Maritime > Cost to import > US$ per container $695.00
Ranked 171st.
$1,315.00
Ranked 104th. 89% more than South Korea

Railways > Railways, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 0.201
Ranked 46th.
8.1
Ranked 4th. 40 times more than South Korea

Roads > Roads, paved > % of total roads 79.3%
Ranked 31st.
100%
Ranked 11th. 26% more than South Korea

Maritime > Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide 285,000
Ranked 21st.
9.86 million
Ranked 1st. 35 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per $ GDP 15.77 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 134th.
108.02 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 96th. 7 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 1524 to 2437 m > Per capita 0.285 per 1 million people
Ranked 138th.
4.82 per 1 million people
Ranked 32nd. 17 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per capita 0.061 per 1 million people
Ranked 134th.
0.634 per 1 million people
Ranked 38th. 10 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per capita 0.224 per 1 million people
Ranked 112th.
7.71 per 1 million people
Ranked 19th. 34 times more than South Korea

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m 38
Ranked 47th.
6,760
Ranked 1st. 178 times more than South Korea

Airports > With unpaved runways > Total > Per capita 0.754 per 1 million people
Ranked 166th.
32.56 per 1 million people
Ranked 30th. 43 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current US$, % of GDP 53.42%
Ranked 46th. 3 times more than United States
17.49%
Ranked 136th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Constant 2000 US$, % of GDP 41.63%
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than United States
14.25%
Ranked 103th.

Maritime > Terms of trade adjustment > Constant LCU -75,773,199,887,597
Ranked 110th. 1291 times more than United States
-58,705,725,363.353
Ranked 96th.

Railways > Standard gauge per million 69.07 km
Ranked 32nd.
751.67 km
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 55.09%
Ranked 53th. 3 times more than United States
17.51%
Ranked 135th.

Maritime > Service exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 9.81%
Ranked 69th. 2 times more than United States
4.15%
Ranked 106th.

Airports > With paved runways > Total per million 1.46
Ranked 131st.
16.79
Ranked 23th. 12 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Lead time to import, median case > Days 3
Ranked 65th. 50% more than United States
2
Ranked 79th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to economies in the Arab World > % of total merchandise exports 4.45%
Ranked 41st. 17% more than United States
3.79%
Ranked 52nd.

Maritime > Export value index > 2000 = 100 323.1
Ranked 97th. 71% more than United States
189.33
Ranked 153th.

Maritime > Travel services > % of commercial service exports 12.98%
Ranked 58th.
26.84%
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU per capita 14.38 million
Ranked 3rd. 2055 times more than United States
6,995.23
Ranked 107th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > Current LCU 718.97 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 327 times more than United States
2.2 trillion
Ranked 32nd.

Maritime > Total reserves in months of imports 6.17
Ranked 33th. 3 times more than United States
2.08
Ranked 119th.

Airports > With paved runways > 2438 to 3047 m > Per $ GDP 23.65 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 114th. 41% more than United States
16.74 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 119th.

Airports > With paved runways > Over 3047 m > Per $ GDP 3.38 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 123th.
14.32 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 105th. 4 times more than South Korea

Airports > With paved runways > Under 914 m > Per $ GDP 22.52 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 90th.
71.66 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 55th. 3 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Computer, communications and other services > % of commercial service imports 50.69%
Ranked 10th. 33% more than United States
38.23%
Ranked 35th.

Maritime > Exports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita $13,270.18
Ranked 31st. 88% more than United States
$7,048.02
Ranked 48th.

Airports > With unpaved runways > 914 to 1523 m > Per $ GDP 3.38 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 145th.
130.89 per $1 trillion of GDP
Ranked 106th. 39 times more than South Korea

Airports > With unpaved runways > Under 914 m > Per capita 0.693 per 1 million people
Ranked 130th.
26.27 per 1 million people
Ranked 21st. 38 times more than South Korea

Merchant marine > Total per million 16.58
Ranked 43th. 12 times more than United States
1.35
Ranked 103th.

Pipelines > Gas per million 28.79 km
Ranked 73th.
1,760.87 km
Ranked 3rd. 61 times more than South Korea
Maritime > Goods exports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 48.93%
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than United States
9.96%
Ranked 119th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > BoP, current US$ per capita $12,445.97
Ranked 30th. 42% more than United States
$8,751.07
Ranked 42nd.

Maritime > Goods imports > BoP, current US$, % of GDP 45.52%
Ranked 50th. 3 times more than United States
14.68%
Ranked 133th.

Road > Radar detector legality Legal 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 1.72
Ranked 35th.
5.26
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Ability to track and trace consignments > 1=low to 5=high 3.68
Ranked 21st.
4.11
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than South Korea

Roads > Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 0.255
Ranked 50th.
6.93
Ranked 4th. 27 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Logistics performance index: Efficiency of customs clearance process > 1=low to 5=high per million 0.0684
Ranked 121st. 6 times more than United States
0.0117
Ranked 149th.

Maritime > Imports of goods and services > Current LCU 679.79 trillion
Ranked 3rd. 248 times more than United States
2.74 trillion
Ranked 35th.

Merchant marine > Total > GRT 10.64 million GRT
Ranked 15th. 3% more than United States
10.31 million GRT
Ranked 17th.

Maritime > Smoking prevalence, males > % of adults 49.33%
Ranked 18th. 50% more than United States
32.78%
Ranked 70th.
Maritime > Tuberculosis treatment success rate > % of registered cases 80%
Ranked 104th. 3% more than United States
78%
Ranked 110th.

Merchant marine > Total > GRT > Per $ GDP 9.72 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 52nd. 12 times more than United States
0.802 GRT per million $ of GDP
Ranked 104th.

Merchant marine > Total > Dwt > Per $ GDP 15.46 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 46th. 15 times more than United States
1 Dwt per million $ of GDP
Ranked 102nd.

International tourism, expenditures for passenger transport items > Current US$, % of GDP 0.204%
Ranked 96th.
0.208%
Ranked 94th. 2% more than South Korea

Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service imports 28.82%
Ranked 35th. 31% more than United States
22.08%
Ranked 52nd.

Maritime > Agricultural raw materials exports > % of merchandise exports 1.14%
Ranked 47th.
2.45%
Ranked 26th. 2 times more than South Korea

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in East Asia & Pacific > % of total merchandise exports 32.93%
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than United States
10.1%
Ranked 45th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Middle East & North Africa > % of total merchandise exports 2.43%
Ranked 44th. 98% more than United States
1.23%
Ranked 73th.

Maritime > Transport services > % of commercial service exports 37.38%
Ranked 12th. 3 times more than United States
13.76%
Ranked 47th.

Maritime > Merchandise exports to developing economies in Sub-Saharan Africa > % of total merchandise exports 2.57%
Ranked 55th. 84% more than United States
1.4%
Ranked 79th.

Pipelines > Total length 2,260 km
Ranked 61st.
793,285 km
Ranked 1st. 351 times more than South Korea
Merchant marine > Note includes some foreign-owned ships registered here as a flag of convenience: Australia 1, Bulgaria 1, China 1, Greece 1, Japan 1, Malaysia 1, Norway 1, Panama 1, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1, UK 1 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 3.33 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 109th.
67.99 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 53th. 20 times more than South Korea

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Anyone wishing to use this type of apparatus would require a licence under the Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1949. The firm in question has recently been informed that I am not prepared to issue a licence for such purposes"); International Energy Agency. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Health Organization, Global Tuberculosis Control Report.; World Tourism Organization, Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Compendium of Tourism Statistics and data files. GDP figures sourced from World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.