Transport, Slovenia, 2018

In 2018, 23% more passengers travelled through Slovenian ports than in 2017

In 2018 almost the same amount of goods were carried by road and railway as in the previous year. The number of passengers carried decreased in urban public scheduled transport. Both airport traffic and port traffic increased in 2018 compared to 2017.

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In 2018 fewer passengers carried in road public scheduled transport, more in railway transport than in 2017

In road public scheduled transport, which includes interurban and international scheduled transport, 28.5million passengers were carried in 2018, which is 11% fewer than in the previous year. In urban public scheduled transport 59.8 million passengers were carried or 3% fewer than in 2017.

In railway transport 13.5 million passengers were carried or 1% more than in 2017, and in air transport the biggest Slovenian air carrier carried 1.2 million passengers or 2% more than in 2017.

Almost 1.8million passengers travelled through Slovenian international airports in 2018 or 8% more than in 2017. The number of passengers in the Slovenian ports was slightly higher than 133,000, which is 23% more than in 2017.

In 2018, 522 million passenger-kilometres were performed in road public scheduled transport, which is 6% fewer than in 2017. In railway transport about 656 million passenger-kilometres were performed (1% fewer than in 2017) and in air transport 1.2 billion (1% fewer than in 2017).

Almost the same amount of goods carried by road and railway in 2018 as in the previous year

Slovenian road goods vehicles carried 85.4 million tonnes of goods and performed almost 22.2 billion tonne-kilometres in 2018. Compared to 2017, 1% less goods were carried and 7% more tonne-kilometres were performed.

In 2018, 21.3 million tonnes of goods were carried by railway, which is similar as the year before. In railway transport 5.1 billion tonne-kilometres were performed, similar as in 2017.

In port traffic 23.1 million tonnes of goods were handled in 2018, which is 4% more than in the previous year. The structure of port traffic reveals that the majority of goods handled were in large containers (40%), followed by dry bulk goods (32%) and liquid bulk goods (16%). The smallest shares by type of cargo were other cargo (7%) and mobile units RO-RO (5%).

The average age of passenger cars still increasing

The number of registered passenger cars at the end of 2018 was 1.1 million, which is 2% more than at the end of 2017.

The average age of passenger cars registered in Slovenia slightly increased also in 2018 compared to previous years; it was slightly more than 10 years, which was the highest value in the past decade. The average age in 2018 was more than 2 years higher than ten years ago. In 2018, registered passenger cars were on average the oldest in the Goriška statistical region (11.5 years) and the least old in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region (9.4 years).

Passenger transport and traffic, Slovenia
Passenger transport and traffic, Slovenia
1) Data for road public scheduled transport from 2012 on are not completelly comparable with the data for previous years.
2) The data on passengers and passenger-km in public scheduled transport and data on passengers in urban scheduled transport from September 2016 on have been partly estimated due to the introduction of a new integrated public transport system (IJPP) and the new system of subsidised tickets for public transport (the estimates were prepared by the Ministry of Infrastructure).
Source: SURS
Goods transport and traffic, Slovenia
Goods transport and traffic, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Passenger transport and traffic, Slovenia
201720182018
2017
numberindex
Passengers carried (1,000)
Road public scheduled transport1)31,90328,52089.4
Urban public scheduled transport1)61,77659,83396.9
Railway transport13,42213,554101.0
Air transport1,2101,228101.5
Airport traffic2)1,6861,813107.5
Port traffic108133123.1
Border road traffic3)57,82258,279100.8
Passenger-kilometres performed (mio)
Road public scheduled transport1)55452294.3
Railway transport650656100.9
Air transport1,2031,19399.2
1) The data on passengers and passenger-km in public scheduled transport and data on passengers in urban scheduled transport from September 2016 on have been partly estimated due to the introduction of a new integrated public transport system (IJPP) and the new system of subsidised tickets for public transport (the estimates were prepared by the Ministry of Infrastructure).
2) Airport traffic data includes passenger traffic without direct transit passengers.
3) Only cross-border traffic with Croatia is included.
Sources: SURS, Ministry of the Interior - Police, SMA
Goods transport and traffic, Slovenia
201720182018
2017
numberindex
Goods carried (1,000 tonnes)
Road transport86,21285,40699.1
Railway transport21,27521,316100.2
Air transport2282.6
Airport traffic1212100.6
Port traffic22,31123,127103.7
Tonne-kilometres performed (mio)
Road transport20,81422,225106.8
Railway transport5,1285,151100.4
Air transport2181.5
Sources: SURS, SMA
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