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Intrastate road freight in Australia: Raise in 2014

The indicator grew by 5.25 percent in 2014, revised numbers from Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development show. It's the highest record in its history since 1973 as the variable increased by 7.22 billion tonne kilometer, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it climbed by 5.47 percent. Australia saw a rise of 545.78% in road freight volume over the past 42 years. Likewise, it has had the compound annual growth rate of 0.05% during the 5 years with a strong overall increase since the 1973. It averaged 75.06 billion tonne kilometer from 1973 to 2014 and it reached its minimum of 22.41 billion tonne kilometer in 1973.

Intrastate road freight in Australia: Raise in 2014
Date Billion Tonne Kilometer Variation
2014 144.74 5.25
2013 137.52 5.47
2012 130.39 5.69
2011 123.37 8.8
2010 113.40 3.56
2009 109.50 -9.02
2008 120.36 3.59
2007 116.19 9.36
2006 106.25 1.81
2005 104.36 3.89

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Main Road Freight Indicators

  • Road Freight Volume

    Volume of goods carried by road, usually measured in tonnes or tonne-kilometres, which represent the transport of one tonne of goods by road over a distance of one kilometre. It can also be measured in thousand jouneys. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Road Freight Fleet

    Number of road freight vehicles, i.e. single road motor vehicles designed to carry goods (lorry), or any coupled combination of road vehicles designed to carry goods (e.g. lorry with trailers, or road tractor with semi-trailer and with or without trailer). Based on: Eurostat.