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Transport performance in Norway 1946-2001

Authors: Arne Rideng
Report nr: 621/2002
ISBN: 82-480-0315-9
Language: Norwegian
Attachments Summary

In this report, transport performance figures for the year 2001 are presented together with other relevant Norwegian transport statistics. Domestic passenger transport performance increased by 1.2 per cent in 2001. Private car transport rose by 2.3 per cent, while public transport mainly remained at the 2000-level or decreased. Air traffic decreased by nearly seven per cent. Road traffic between Norway and abroad rose by 9 per cent in 2001, while international air and ferry transport remained at the same level as in 2000. Domestic transport of goods increased by 4.5 per cent in 2001, mainly due to a considerable growth in sea and rail transport. The quantity of freight to and from the mainland showed a marked decrease in 2001. Oil and gas export directly from the Norwegian continental shelf increased by five per cent in the same year.


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