Passenger transport performance of the Republic of Belarus in 2020

In 2020 the number of passengers transported by all modes of passenger transport (including taxi) was 1639.2 million, or 82.2% of the level of 2019, the passenger turnover was 18 542.1 million passenger-kilometres and decreased by 32.8%. The number of passengers transported daily is nearly 4.5 million.

In the total volume of passenger transportation more than half (60.6%) of passengers were transported by bus transport, urban electric transport and metro accounted for 33.5% of passengers, railway transport – 3.7%, air transport – 0.1%.

In the total volume of passenger turnover the larges share is occupied by bus (44.6%) and railway (20.2%) transport, urban electric transport and metro accounted for 17.1%, air transport – 15.4%.

The number of passengers transported by bus in 2020 was 992.7 million, or 83.7% of the level of 2019. In the total volume of passenger transportation by scheduled bus services share of urban transportation was 92.8%, local – 6.5%, intercity – 0.6%, international – less than 0.1%. The number of passengers transported by bus daily is more than 2.7 million.

The number of passengers transported by trolleybus in 2020 was 284.6 million, or 82% of the level of 2019, which is 51.9% of the total volume of transportation by urban electric transport and metro, tramway – 44.8 million, or 77% and 8.1% accordingly. Trolleybus transport services were used daily by about 780 thousand passengers, tramway transport – more than 122 thousand passengers.

The number of passengers transported by metro was 219.3 million, or 74.7% of the level of 2019, which is 40% of the total volume of transportation by urban electric transport and metro. Metro services were used daily by more than 600 thousand passengers.

The number of passengers transported by railway transport in 2020 was nearly 60 million, or 75.3% of the level of 2019, share of passenger transportation of regional economy class services was 83.2%, interregional services, regional business class services – 10.4%, urban services – 5.5%, international services – 0.9%.

The number of passengers transported by inland water transport in 2020 was 55.4 thousand. Share of passenger transportation of urban transport services (of the volume of passenger transportation by this mode of transport) was 81.2% and rural transport services – 18.8%.

In 2020 air transport services were used by 1.7 million passengers, which is 58.3% less than in 2019. In total volume of international passenger transportation by all modes of transport the air transport accounts for 58.5%.

28.05.2021 16:00

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