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Transport, storage and communication

Transports in the world regions

Transports in the world regions, bln. $
Area197019801990200020102015
Africa9.052.739.653.8168.8207.4
Americas120.4343.4637.11 157.81 913.52 200.5
Asia33.6160.6422.0808.11 585.41 833.5
Europe88.6346.2669.5842.91 724.91 654.4
Oceania4.215.832.439.6111.0108.1
World255.8918.61 800.62 902.25 503.66 003.9

Transports in the world regions, % in the world transports
Area197019801990200020102015
Africa3.55.72.21.93.13.5
Americas47.137.435.439.934.836.7
Asia13.117.523.427.828.830.5
Europe34.637.737.229.031.327.6
Oceania1.71.71.81.42.01.8
World100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Transports per capita in the world regions, $
Area197019801990200020102015
Africa24.7110.462.966.2161.9175.1
Americas232.0555.2876.91 379.12 029.72 220.6
Asia16.262.5131.7217.6380.3417.3
Europe125.8461.2928.91 157.82 339.82 234.7
Oceania217.2692.71 211.61 287.23 071.32 769.9
World69.5207.1339.3473.8794.4817.1
Picture. Structure of transports by the world regions, 2015, %

Transport, storage and communication per capita

Average rates of transports per capita in the world, $
average197019801990200020102015
average of above-average221.0762.61 427.02 175.13 096.93 338.6
average69.5207.1339.3473.8794.4817.1
average of below-average12.243.558.773.2215.0263.5
Picture. Transports per capita in the world

Kushnir's square in transports

Kushnir's square (transports, 2015)size (share in the world transports)Total
< 0.1%0.1-1%1-10%10+%
Small economiesAverages economiesRegional leadersGlobal leaders
quality (transports per capita, times global average)4.1+High developed 55.3%
1-4.1Developed  18%
0.32-1Developing  21%
< 0.32Least developed  5.3%
Total3.0%17.9%50.2%28.4%100%

Transports in top 5 countries

Transports in top 5 countries, bln. $
Area197019801990200020102015
United States104.2279.2529.7954.61 402.71 702.5
China4.114.224.474.4277.4487.7
Japan18.787.3256.1468.0583.9457.4
United Kingdom11.442.289.1160.1225.6283.5
Germany13.456.5100.5154.2279.7279.5
World255.8918.61 800.62 902.25 503.66 003.9

Transports in top 5 countries, % in the world transports
Area197019801990200020102015
United States40.830.429.432.925.528.4
China1.61.61.42.65.08.1
Japan7.39.514.216.110.67.6
United Kingdom4.54.64.95.54.14.7
Germany5.26.15.65.35.14.7
Others40.647.844.537.649.746.5
World100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0100.0

Transports per capita in top 5 countries, $
Area197019801990200020102015
United States497.71 216.32 094.93 374.44 526.65 291.0
China5.014.621.158.6206.9354.4
Japan180.8752.82 094.83 722.64 586.13 613.4
United Kingdom205.5750.41 559.82 720.13 597.34 381.0
Germany170.4722.51 273.01 882.93 477.53 463.7
World69.5207.1339.3473.8794.4817.1
Picture. Structure of transports by top 5 countries, 2015, %

Methodology of transports

I - Transport, storage and communications

This section includes:

  • activities related to providing passenger or freight transport, whether scheduled or not, by rail, pipeline, road, water or air
  • supporting activities such as terminal and parking facilities, cargo handling, storage etc.
  • postal activities and telecommunication
  • renting of transport equipment with driver or operator

Source: International Standard Industrial Classification of All Economic Activities. ISIC Rev. 3.1

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