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Transport performance in Norway 1946-2000

Authors: Arne Rideng
Report nr: 515/2001
ISBN: 82-480-0195-4
Language: Norwegian
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In this report, transport performance figures for the year 2000 are presented together with other relevant Norwegian transport statistics. Domestic passenger transport performance increased by 1.1 per cent in 2000. Private car transport rose by 1.4 per cent, while public transport mainly remained at the 1999-level. The upward trend for rail traffic continued in 2000, 55 million trips by rail means the highest number ever. Air traffic increased by 1.3 per cent, which is the lowest growth rate since 1971. Road traffic between Norway and abroad rose by 9 per cent in 1999. Short shopping trips by Norwegians account for most of this increase. Domestic transport of goods increased by 1.2 per cent in 2000. The quantity of freight to and from the mainland show only small changes compared with the level in 1997 and 1998. Oil export transported by ship directly from the Norwegian continental shelf increased by 10 per cent in 2000, while there have been small changes in oil and gas exports (measured by weight) by pipe the last three years.


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