Transport

A world without the very real daily benefits of mobility has become unimaginable.

Narva and other cities on the eastern border of the European Union

Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 1/18. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 56)
Mihkel Servinski, Marika Kivilaid

The survey of European cities provides a great opportunity to compare cities in different European regions. Without the survey, this opportunity would hardly exist. Three Estonian cities participate in the City Statistics survey: Tallinn, Tartu and Narva. In this article, Narva is compared to four cities of a similar size on the eastern border of the European Union.

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Passenger traffic and shipment of goods through ports increased last year

news release no 32

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2017, compared to 2016, the number of international traffic passengers served by Estonian ports increased by 3%, the number of national traffic passengers increased by 7% and the freight volume of ports in tonnes increased by 3%.

Passengers and goods transported through ports, 2010‒2017

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Passengers transported as much as last year

news release no 28

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2017, the number of passengers served by Estonian transport enterprises remained at the same level compared to the previous year. Carriage of goods decreased in road transport, but increased in rail transport.

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Transport

Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 2/17. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 116)
Piret Pukk, Rita Raudjärv

This article provides an overview of transport infrastructure and registered vehicles in Estonia as well as the share and performance of different modes of transport in the carriage of passengers and goods. In addition, an overview is given on traffic accidents in Estonia.

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Last year the carriage of passengers and goods declined

news release no 51

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the number of passengers served by Estonian transport enterprises decreased by 3% and the freight volume in tonnes decreased by 1% compared to the previous year. The number of passengers increased in sea and rail transport, but decreased in road and air transport. Carriage of goods increased in road transport, but decreased in rail transport.

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Last year international passenger traffic through ports increased, shipment of goods declined

news release no 33

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2016, the number of international traffic passengers served by Estonian ports increased by 4%, but the freight volume of ports in tonnes decreased by 4% compared to the previous year.

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Transport

Eesti statistika aastaraamat. 2016. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia (p. 338)
Piret Pukk

The road network is the most important part of the transportation system. Public use roads are divided into national roads, local roads and forest roads. As at the end of 2015, there were 16,597 km of national roads in Estonia, of which 4,014 km were main and basic roads and 12,484 km – secondary roads. 75% of the national roads are paved. The total length of Estonian railways is 2,146 km, of which 918 km are running tracks of public railway. 132 km of railways are electrified.

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Last year the carriage of goods declined

news release no 35

According to Statistics Estonia, in 2015, the number of passengers served by Estonian transport enterprises remained on the same level but the freight volume in tonnes decreased by 13% compared to the previous year. Passenger traffic volume increased by 10% and freight turnover increased by 7% compared to 2014.

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Modes of transport: freight versus passengers

Eesti Statistika Kvartalikiri. 4/15. Quarterly Bulletin of Statistics Estonia (p. 54)
Piret Pukk

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Eesti statistika aastaraamat. 2015. Statistical Yearbook of Estonia (p. 343)
Piret Pukk

In 2014, the number of passengers carried by Estonian transport enterprises by road, rail, sea and air transport amounted to 211 million. 92.7% of these passengers were carried by road, 4.1% by sea, 2.8% by rail and 0.4% used air transport. The number of passengers served by Estonian transport enterprises decreased by 2% compared to 2013.

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