Transport

Figures

Calendar

DateThemeSubjectPeriod
19/04/2017TransportRoad accidentsMarch 2017
27/04/2017TransportTransportMarch 2017
18/05/2017TransportRoad accidentsApril 2017

Methodology

 

Air Transport

 

The information on air transport covers the activity of Albanian and Joint Venture Company that operated in our country.

 

Maritime Transport

 

The maritime transport includes the transport by sea for freight and passengers. The sea passenger traffic showed the international traffic. The data have including the number of embarked and disembarked passengers in ports of Albania, travelled by Albanian and foreigner ship.

 

Railway transport

 

The length of railway line includes all railways length of operation line. The number of passenger and passenger-km is calculated based on the number of tickets sold by the tariffs.

 

Oil pipeline transport

 

The volume of crude petroleum transported by pipe line, measured in ton/km in calculated based on pipe line length where the crude petroleum is transported. It is only national transport.

 

Road transport

 

The information on number of vehicles registered in the end of year referred the private and public vehicles as well.  The accidents in road traffic expressed the number of causalities and number of injured and death persons.

 

Definitions

 

Air transport

 

Air passenger 

 

Any person whose air journey begins or terminates at the reporting airport.

 

Freight transport

 

Any property loaded or unloaded onto or off an aircraft, excluding passenger baggage and mail.

 

Maritime transport

 

Port of loading

 

The port taken into account is the port where the goods were loaded on a seagoing vessel to be transported by it.

 

Port of unloading

 

The port taken into account is the port where the goods were unloaded from a seagoing vessel after having been transported by it.

 

International sea transport

 

Sea transport between two ports located in two different countries.

 

Sea passenger

 

Any person makes a voyage on a sea going vessel. Service staff assigned to seagoing vessels is not regarded as passengers.

 

Sea passenger embarked

 

Passenger who boards seagoing vessels to be conveyed by it.

 

Sea passenger disembarked

 

A passenger disembarked from a seagoing vessel after having been conveyed by it.

 

Railway transport

 

Railway

 

Line of communication made up by rail exclusively for the use of railway vehicles.

 

Railway transport

 

It is any movement of goods and/or passengers using a railway vehicle on a given railway network.

 

Tonne-kilometre offered

 

Unit of measure representing the movement of one tonne available in a wagon when performing services for which it is primarily intended over one kilometre.

 

Rail passenger

 

Any person, excluding members of the train crew, who makes a journey by rail.

 

Goods carried by rail

 

Any goods moved by rail vehicles. This includes all packaging and equipment, such as containers, swap bodies or pallets as well as road goods vehicles carried by rail.

 

Tonne kilometre by rail

 

Unit of measure of goods transport which represents the transport of one tonne of goods by rail over a distance on one kilometre.

 

Road transport

 

Road

 

Line of communication (travelled way) using a stabilized base other than rails or air strips open to public traffic, primarily for the use of road motor vehicles running on their own wheels.

 

Road transport

 

Any movements of goods and/or passengers using a road vehicle on a given road network.

 

Passenger car

 

It is a road motor vehicle, other than a motor cycle, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine persons (including the driver)

 

Bus

 

It is a passenger road motor vehicle designed - t - seat more than 9 persons (including the driver).

 

Accidents in the road traffic:

 

Person killed

 

It is considered any person killed immediately or dying within 30 days as a result of the accident.

 

Person injured

 

It is considered any person not killed but who sustained an injury as a result of an injury accident, normally needing medical treatment.

 

Oil pipeline Transport

 

Oil pipelines 

 

Are pipes for the movement of crude or refined liquid petroleum products by pumping.

 

Oil pipeline network 

 

All pipelines in a given area.

This theme cover the activities included:

 

  • Road transport

  • Railway transport

  • Maritime transport

  • Air transport

 

The transport statistics include a wide system of information about the transport of passenger and freights, infrastructure of road line, and number of vehicles as well. Also the transport statistics cover the measures of road and rail way traffic.  

Civil air transport is performed through the only one civil airport, which it is "Mother Thereza" in Rinas. Actually, this activity has been developed through 18 air companies, from which 16 are foreign ones and 2 joint ventures.
Sea transport in Albania has been performed through four 4 ports: Durres, Vlora, Saranda and Shengjini.
The biggest and the most important port is Durres port.
Railway network of Albania has a length of 399 km.
The tendency towards a bigger use of the private road transport is related with a bigger number of road vehicles,.
In terms of accidents in the road traffic are increased.

The main sources for providing those information line ministries as well the ministry of public order and transport and ministry of interior.