Statistics Portugal disseminates the main statistical findings on the activity of the Transport Sector in 2007, by transport typology:
— railway transport, data presented are the result of surveys conducted by Statistics Portugal, namely in the areas of railway infrastructure, railway traffic and underground statistics.
— road transport, statistics resulted from administrative data produced by “Estradas de Portugal, S. A.”, regarding road networks; “ANSR - Autoridade Nacional de Segurança Rodoviária”, for road accidents; “IMTT – Instituto da Mobilidade e dos Transportes Terrestres”, for figures on the registration of vehicles and DGEG - Direcção-Geral de Energia e Geologia, for fuel consumption on road transport; also, from the “Survey on the Carriage of Goods by Road (ITRM)”, carried out by Statistics Portugal, as well as data on sales of vehicles, produced by “ACAP – Associação Automóvel de Portugal”.
— sea and water inland transport, statistical findings are obtained from surveys to entities responsible for river transport, as well as administrations of commercial ports.
— air transport, data now being presented are the result of statistics for air traffic control, airport and air transport operators’ activities provided by “Instituto Nacional de Aviação Civil” and “ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal”.
This publication also disseminates statistical data regarding international trade, produced by Statistics Portugal, covering all modes of transport associated to the international trade of goods.