Road goods transport, 3rd quarter 2021

Further strengthening of road goods transport in the 3rd quarter 2021, annual increase by 8%

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, road goods vehicles carried more goods than in the 3rd quarter of 2020, the further increase of goods carried by road continues. The total amount of goods carried reached the peak, exceeding 26 million tonnes.

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In the 3rd quarter of 2021, more goods carried than in the same period in 2020

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, road goods motor vehicles registered in Slovenia carried 26.5 million tonnes of goods, performed 6.1 billion tonne-kilometres and travelled 373.8 million kilometres by loaded vehicles. In comparison with the 3rd quarter of 2020, 8% more goods were carried, 9% more tonne-kilometres were performed and 6% more kilometres were travelled. This increase was not as high as in the previous quarter. The total amount of goods carried and the number of tonne-kilometres performed indicate further strengthening of this transport sector.
 
Increased volume of total goods carried in both national and international transport

In national transport 16.4 million tonnes of goods were carried, 628.8 million tonne-kilometres were performed and 53.5 million kilometres were travelled by loaded vehicles. National transport represented 62% of total goods carried. Compared to the 3rd quarter of 2020, this is 7% more goods carried, 2% more tonne-kilometres performed and 1% fewer kilometres travelled.

In international transport 10.0 million tonnes of goods were carried, 5.5 billion tonne-kilometres were performed and 320.3 million kilometres were travelled by loaded vehicles. International transport represented 38% of total goods carried. In comparison with the same period of the previous year, in the 3rd quarter of 2021, 9% more goods were carried, 10% more tonne-kilometres were performed and 7% more kilometres were travelled.

Legal persons carried fewer goods and natural persons more goods than in the same period of the previous year

In the 3rd quarter of 2021, legal persons carried 18.9 million tonnes or nearly three quarters of all goods and performed 5.0 billion or 81% of all tonne-kilometres. Natural persons carried 7.6 million tonnes or 29% of all goods and performed 1.1 billion or 19% of all tonne-kilometres. In comparison with the 3rd quarter of 2020, in the 3rd quarter of 2021, legal persons carried almost the same amount of goods and performed 9% more tonne-kilometres, while natural persons carried 34% more goods and performed 11% more tonne-kilometres.


Tables with the latest data are available in the SiStat Database.
Goods carried by road, Slovenia
Goods carried by road, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Tonne-kilometres performed by road, Slovenia
Tonne-kilometres performed by road, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Road goods transport, Slovenia, 3rd quarter 2021
Goods carriedTonne-kilometres performed
VII–IX 2021VII–IX 2021
VII–IX 2020
VII–IX 2021VII–IX 2021
VII–IX 2020
1,000 t
index
mio
index
Total26,475107.96,130.5109.3
National transport16,424M107.0628.8102.3
International transport10,051109.55,501.7110.1
  goods loaded in Slovenia2,754110.01,398.2116.8
  goods unloaded in Slovenia2,270107.81,145.1114.1
  cross-trade and cabotage5,027109.92,958.4105.9
M less precise estimate – use with caution
Source: SURS
Road goods transport by type of transport, Slovenia, 3rd quarter 2021
Goods carriedTonne-kilometres performed
VII–IX 2021VII–IX 2021
VII–IX 2020
VII–IX 2021VII–IX 2021
VII–IX 2020
1,000 t
index
mio
index
Total26,475107.96,130.5109.3
Transport for hire or reward19,790117.85,669.2107.3
  national transport10,693M135.7473.8117.0
  international transport9,096102.15,195.4106.5
Transport on own account6,686M86.3461.3M140.9
  national transport5,731M76.7155.0M73.9
  international transportNN306.2MN
N too imprecise estimate to be published
M less precise estimate – use with caution
Source: SURS
Road goods transport by type of business entity, Slovenia, 3rd quarter 2021
Goods carriedTonne-kilometres performed
VII–IX 2021VII–IX 2021
VII–IX 2020
VII–IX 2021VII–IX 2021
VII–IX 2020
1,000 t
index
mio
index
Total26,475107.96,130.5109.3
Legal persons18,854100.04,993.9108.9
  national transport10,63092.4445.999.7
  international transport8,224111.94,548.0109.9
Natural persons7,621M134.21,136.6110.9
  national transport5,794M150.7182.9M109.3
  international transport1,827M99.6953.7111.2
M less precise estimate – use with caution
Source: SURS
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