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Volume of passenger traffic by all vehicles in Azerbaijan down

Transport Materials 21 January 2021 16:47
Volume of passenger traffic by all vehicles in Azerbaijan down

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan.21

By Sadraddin Aghjayev - Trend:

Some 1.17 million passengers were transported by all types of vehicles in 2020 in Azerbaijan, which is 42.7 percent less than in 2019, Trend reports on Jan.14 referring to the Azerbaijani State Statistical Committee.

According to the committee, number of passengers transported by rail in the reporting year showed decrease of 44.8 percent (2.12 million people), by sea transport - 8.1 percent (20.400 people); by air - 78.6 percent (577,900 people); and by metro - 68.4 percent (74.7 million people) compared to the previous year.

Meanwhile, 1.1 billion passengers were transported by cars, which is 39.3 percent less than in 2019.

At the same time, in the past year, buses transported less passengers by 39.5 percent, and taxis - by 37.5 percent, respectively compared to the year before.

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