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Botswana

Batswana Transport Stats

Definitions

  • Airports: Total number of airports. Runways must be useable, but may be unpaved. May not have facilities for refuelling, maintenance, or air traffic control.
  • 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.
  • Gross value added by transport, storage and communication: Gross Value Added by Kind of Economic Activity at current prices - US dollars.
  • Highways > Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Motor vehicles: Motor vehicles per 1,000 people
  • Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people: Motor vehicles include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Population refers to midyear population in the year for which data are available."
  • Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver)."
  • Rail > Railway length: Railway length in kilometers.
  • Rail lines > Total route-km: Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks."
  • Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people: Motor vehicles per 1000 people.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area: Road density is the ratio of the length of the country's total road network to the country's land area. The road network includes all roads in the country: motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other urban and rural roads."
  • Road network length > Km: Length of road network in kilometers in European Union countries.
  • Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars (per 1,000 people). Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).
  • Roadways > Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • 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."
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Airports 74 2013 70th out of 235
Airports > Per capita 43.33 per 1 million people 2010 23th out of 133
Gross value added by transport, storage and communication 817.67 million 2012 125th out of 204
Highways > Total > Per capita 5.89 km per 1,000 people 1999 30th out of 111
Motor vehicles 57 motor vehicles per 100 p 1997 45th out of 60
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 113.49 2007 75th out of 141
Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 55.77 2007 79th out of 134
Rail > Railway length 888 km 2014 89th out of 147
Rail lines > Total route-km 888 2008 76th out of 94
Road > Motor vehicles per 1000 people 133 2014 94th out of 191
Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area 4.3 2005 56th out of 61
Road network length > Km 2014 103th out of 219
Roads > Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 69.41 2009 74th out of 110
Roadways > Unpaved 17,388 km 2005 15th out of 29
Vehicles > Per km of road 7.14 2005 47th out of 49

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; United Nations Statistics Division; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; Wikipedia: List of countries by rail transport network size (Long List); World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Urban Development Department, Transport Division.; Wikipedia: List of countries by vehicles per capita; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

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Botswana Transport Profiles (Subcategories)

Airports 44 Roads 8
Air transport 6 Road sector energy 3
Highways 9 Roadways 6
Maritime 119 Transport services 3
Railways 13

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