In 2020 the shares of the transport volume concerning the freight transport by road, rail and Danube waterway freight transport in Austria are as follows. The main part (83.9%) was carried out by road freight transport with a total tonnage of 552.1 million tonnes (t). Of this amount 369.4 million t were transported by road freight vehicles registered in Austria (Percentage: 56.1%). The share of rail transport was 14.8% (97.5 million t). On the Danube waterway 8.2 million t (a share of only 1.3%) were transported.
A slightly different picture emerges for the transport performance within the country, which was 90.7 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm) in 2020. Although the share of rail transport with 27.5% (20.5 billion tkm) was higher than in transport volume, the transport performance of road freight transport still accounted for the largest part with a share of 70.3% (52.4 billion tkm). Foreign vehicles contributed 33.6 billion tkm (proportion of total: 45.2%) on Austrian territory, while the percentage of Austrian vehicles was only 25.1% (18.7 billion tkm). For the Austrian section of the Danube a share of 2.2% (1.6 billion tkm) was registered.
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