Passenger transport performance of the Republic of Belarus in 2018

In 2018 the number of passengers transported by all modes of passenger transport (including taxi) was 1979.2 million, or 100,6% of the level of 2017, the passenger turnover was 25 756.9 million passenger-kilometres and increased by 3.6%. The number of passengers transported daily is more than 5.4 million or 57.2% of the total population.

In the total volume of passenger transportation more than half (59.9%) of passengers were transported by bus transport, urban electric transport and metro accounted for 35% of passengers.

In the total volume of passenger turnover the larges share is occupied by bus (41.4%) and railway (24.1%) transport.

The number of passengers transported by bus in 2018 was 1185,1 million, or 100,9% of the level of 2017. In the total volume of passenger transportation by scheduled bus services share of urban transportation was 92.3%, local – 6.8%, intercity – 0.8%, international – 0.1%. The number of passengers transported by bus daily is more than 3.2 million.

The number of passengers transported by tramway in 2018 was 60 million (97.7% of the level of 2017), or 8.7% of the total volume of transportation by urban electric transport and metro, trolleybus – 348.8 million (99.3% and 50.4% accordingly). Tramway transport services were used daily by more than 164 thousand passengers, trolleybus transport – about 956 thousand passengers.

The number of passengers transported by metro was 283.4 million (99.7% of the level of 2017), or 40.9% of the total volume of transportation by urban electric transport and metro. Metro services were used daily by more than 776 thousand passengers.

The number of passengers transported by railway transport in 2018 was 79.9 million (99.1% of the level of 2017), share of passenger transportation of regional economy class services was 77.9%, regional business class services, interregional services – 12.7%, international services – 4.7%, urban services – 4.7%.

Inland water transport was used in urban (81.8% of the volume of passenger transportation by this mode of transport), rural (17.9%) and (0.3%) intercity transport services.

In 2018 air transport services were used by 3.4 million passengers, which is 12.7% more than in 2017. In total volume of international passenger transportation by all modes of transport the air transport accounts for 34.7%.

30.05.2019 16:00

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