Transportation in statistics

Economy
batchimeg@montsame.gov.mn
2020-02-17 13:49:23

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ In January 2020, 2.5 million tonnes of freight were carried by railway transport. Compared to the same period of the previous year, the carried freight increased by 172.5 thousand tonnes (7.4%). This increase was mainly due to 257.1 thousand tonnes (32.9%) increase in export freight, 40.0 thousand tonnes (15.8%) increase in import freight, 17.9 thousand tonnes (6.2%) increase in transit freight, respectively.


In January 2020, 247.3 thousand passengers (double counting) carried by railway transport. The number of carried passengers increased by 40.1 thousand (19.4%) compared to the same period of the previous year.


In January 2020, revenue from railway transport reached MNT 62.7 billion, increased by MNT 8.3 billion or 15.2% compared to the same period of the previous year. This increase was mainly due to the transit and mining products, especially iron ore and zinc ore revenues. The revenue from railway increased by MNT 681.5 million (1.1%) compared to the previous month.


In January 2020, 441.7 tonnes of freight carried by air transportation. The carried freight decreased by 3.5 tonnes (0.8%) compared to the same period of the previous year.


In January 2020, 112.8 thousand passengers (double counting) carried by air transport. The number of carried passengers increased by 3.7 thousand (3.4%) compared to the same period of the previous year. In January 2020, the revenue from air transport increased by MNT 1.4 million (4.9%) compared to the previous month.


National Statistics Office