Transport and communications in Saudi Arabia

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Transport and communications in Saudi Arabia


The continent: Asia
  
Iso2:SA
  
Iso3:SAU

For country comparisons (the table on the map) colors are used:
 
 Good performance;
 
 The average;
 
 Poor performance

Internet and Communications in Saudi Arabia


Mobile cellular subscriptions

52 796 066 {abonents[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 209 (87,08%); 14 place in Asia 50 (74%)
2,33 % (0,467 % annual) ↘
min: 14 851; max: 54 000 000; max-min: 53 985 149 (99,97%); mid: 27 007 426;
25 788 641 (48,85%)
176,59 {per 100 people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 10 in the world of 209 (95,69%); 9 place in Asia 50 (84%)
7,12 % (1,42 % annual) ↗
min: 0,086; max: 194,51; max-min: 194,43 (99,96%); mid: 97,30;
79,29 (44,90%)

Fixed broadband Internet subscribers

3 590 479 {abonents[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 204 (85,78%); 11 place in Asia 48 (79,17%)
52,33 % (10,47 % annual) ↘
min: 14 000; max: 3 590 479; max-min: 3 576 479 (99,61%); mid: 1 802 240;
1 788 240 (49,81%)
12,01 {per 100 people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 205 (58,05%); 16 place in Asia 49 (69,39%)
47,71 % (9,54 % annual) ↘
min: 0,067; max: 12,01; max-min: 11,94 (99,44%); mid: 6,04;
5,97 (49,72%)

Telephone lines

3 746 906 {abonents[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 39 in the world of 210 (81,90%); 15 place in Asia 50 (72%)
11,18 % (2,24 % annual) ↗
min: 93 600; max: 4 939 715; max-min: 4 846 115 (98,11%); mid: 2 516 658;
1 230 249 (32,83%)
12,53 {per 100 people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 108 in the world of 210 (49,05%); 23 place in Asia 50 (56%)
21,94 % (4,39 % annual) ↗
min: 1,61; max: 17,13; max-min: 15,52 (90,59%); mid: 9,37;
3,16 (25,20%)

Internet users

69,62 {per 100 people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 62 in the world of 206 (70,39%); 18 place in Asia 49 (65,31%)
41,11 % (8,22 % annual) ↘
min: 0,011; max: 69,62; max-min: 69,61 (99,98%); mid: 34,81;
34,80 (49,99%)
21 957 220 {number[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 206 (85,92%); 14 place in Asia 49 (73,47%)
47,55 % (9,51 % annual) ↘
min: 2 066; max: 21 957 220; max-min: 21 955 154 (99,99%); mid: 10 979 643;
10 977 577 (50,00%)

Internet hosts in Saudi Arabia


Internet hosts

145 941 [?] (2015)
(descending): 79 in the world of 224 (65,18%); 21 place in Asia 50 (60%)

Air transport in Saudi Arabia


Air transport, freight

1 783 [?] (2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 145 (86,21%); 13 place in Asia 45 (73,33%)
25,70 % (5,14 % annual) ↘
min: 4,50; max: 1 838; max-min: 1 834 (99,76%); mid: 921,33;
861,76 (48,33%)

Air transport, passengers carried

32 778 828 people[?] (2015)
(descending): 24 in the world of 156 (85,26%); 13 place in Asia 46 (73,91%)
38,00 % (7,60 % annual) ↘
min: 513 600; max: 32 778 828; max-min: 32 265 228 (98,43%); mid: 16 646 214;
16 132 614 (49,22%)

Air transport, registered carrier departures worldwide

232 960 people[?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 156 (83,97%); 12 place in Asia 46 (76,09%)
23,76 % (4,75 % annual) ↘
min: 25 000; max: 232 960; max-min: 207 960 (89,27%); mid: 128 980;
103 980 (44,63%)

Airports in Saudi Arabia


Airports

214 [?] (2015)
(descending): 26 in the world of 224 (88,84%); 7 place in Asia 51 (88,24%)

Airports - with paved runways

82 [?] (2015)
(descending): 29 in the world of 223 (87,44%); 10 place in Asia 51 (82,35%)

Airports - with unpaved runways

132 [?] (2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 189 (87,30%); 5 place in Asia 45 (91,11%)

Roads in Saudi Arabia


Roadways total

221 372 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 23 in the world of 219 (89,95%); 8 place in Asia 50 (86%)

Roadways paved

47 529 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 48 in the world of 185 (74,59%); 17 place in Asia 40 (60%)

Roadways unpaved

173 843 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 151 (92,72%); 5 place in Asia 32 (87,50%)

Roadways express

3 891 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 11 in the world of 33 (69,70%); 4 place in Asia 10 (70%)