About 6.045bn persons transported in Uzbekistan in 2010
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
The number of passengers carried by all types of transport increased by 6.2% year-on-year and totaled 6.045 billion persons in January-December 2010. The passenger turnover has increased by 9% to 77.2 billion pass-km, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The share of motor transport in passenger transportation and passenger turnover was the highest – 98.2% and 88% respectively, the committee said.
It added that the number of passengers carried by railway transport has increased by 3.2% and made up 14.6 million persons. The passenger turnover has increased by 10.9% and totaled 2.92 billion pas-km.
The committee said over 1.921 million persons were carried by air transport, which is 24.7% more than in January-December 2009. The passenger turnover was 5.768 billion pass-km or 17% higher than in January-December 2009.
Passenger transportation carried out by trolleybuses, trams and underground has decreased by 67.8%, 22.1% and 3.5% respectively, the committee said.