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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.




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




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




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)




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.