In 2019 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 (84.3%) was carried out by road freight transport with a total tonnage of 598.0 million tonnes (t). Of this amount 398.4 million t were transported by road freight vehicles registered in Austria (Percentage: 56.2%). The share of rail transport was 14.6% (102.6 million t). On the Danube waterway 8.5 million t (a share of only 1.2%) were transported.
A slightly different picture emerges for the transport performance within the country, which was 95.5 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm) in 2019. Although the share of rail transport with 27.9% (21.7 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 69.9% (54.5 billion tkm). Foreign vehicles contributed 35.6 billion tkm (proportion of total: 45.7%) on Austrian territory, while the percentage of Austrian vehicles was only 24.3% (18.9 billion tkm). For the Austrian section of the Danube a share of 2.2% (1.7 billion tkm) was registered.
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