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Transport and Communications

PASSENGER TRANSPORT

Passenger transport covers the carriage of passengers in national, international, urban-suburban, taxi, rail and air transport.

According to the data of the State Statistical Office, in the public passenger transport in 2016, compared to 2015, the number of passengers carried in taxi transport increased by 6.8%.

In the same period, the number of passengers carried in air transport increased in comparison with rail, national, international and urban-suburban transport.

FREIGHT TRANSPORT

Freight transport covers the carriage of goods in road, rail and air transport.

In the period 2006 - 2016, the share of road freight transport in the total freight transport was over 91.7% on average, while the share of rail freight transport was less than 8.2%.

In 2016, compared to 2015, the quantity of goods carried in road freight transport increased by 40.5%, whereas in rail freight transport it decreased by 13.3%.

The number of registered passenger cars in 2016, in comparison with 2015, grew by 2.9%.

In 2016, compared to 2015, the number of traffic accidents rose by 11.5%.

 
 




Key Indicators
 
  Passengers carried in road passenger transport  ( III.2017) : 2 077 thousand  

  Passengers carried in rail transport  ( III.2017) : 126 thousand  

  Goods carried in rail transport  ( III.2017) : 363 thousand tonnes  

  Goods carried in road freight transport  ( III.2017) : 16 619 thousand tonnes  

  Passengers carried in air transport  ( III.2017) : 681 822  

Time Series



Terms and explanations

Passenger in road transport is any person who purchases a ticket and entres in a bus for transport on determinate place.

Passenger is rail transport is each person who uses railway car for transport, except for the crew of the car.

Passenger in air transport is each person who makes a journey by air, except for the cabin crews.

Goods carried by rail- any goods moved by rail vehicles.

Goods carried in road transport - any goods moved by road goods vehicles.


 


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