In this publication Statistics Portugal disseminates the main statistical data regarding the activity of the Transport and Communications sectors in 2016.
Railway transport: data presented are the result of surveys conducted by Statistics Portugal about rail infrastructures and transport equipment, economic information on companies and data concerning heavy and light railway transport. Road transport: statistics are now disseminated covering road infrastructures, road accidents, fuel consumption, stock of vehicles presumably in circulation, vehicles registration and sales of vehicles, as well as results from the surveys on road freight transport and on road transport of passengers. Also, new data is presented on driving licenses issued. Maritime and inland waterways transport: the main statistical findings now presented are obtained from survey to the port administrations on the movement of ships, goods and passengers; also, results on inland waterways transport of passengers and vehicles are available. Air transport: includes data on the activity of Portuguese companies and also detailed results from airports and airdromes about infrastructures and air traffic; additionally, data on air navigation are presented. Pipeline transport: statistics are based on data provided by the enterprises operating with oil and gas pipelines. Communications: covers data on telecommunications and postal services.
This publication also includes a chapter on the economic context and another one dedicated to statistics on international trade by modes of transport.