Press release: 12.029-095/19

Road freight transport 2018: transport volume of Austrian enterprises increased by 1.7%

Vienna, 2019-05-28 – In 2018, a total of 393.3 million tonnes (t) of goods on 29.4 million laden journeys was transported by goods road vehicles registered in Austria, as Statistics Austria reports. The transport volume increased by 1.7% compared to the preceding year. The total transport performance (product of transport volume and distance travelled in kilometers) on Austrian and foreign territory was 25.8 billion tonne-kilometres (tkm) and therefore by 0.8% lower than in 2017. The domestic route accounted for 72.2% of the total transport volume in 2018 (18.6 billion tkm, +1.1% compared to 2017). In contrast, transport performance on foreign territory decreased by 5.4% to 7.2 billion tkm.

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