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Air passengers in Australia: Growth in 2017

Compared with the prior year passenger traffic on airlines increased barely by 2.69%, according to numbers announced by Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development. It illustrates the all-time maximum since 1986 as the variable went up hardly from 152 288 928 number of persons to 156 390 400 number of persons, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it grew by 3.34 percent. The overall changes for the prior 32 years reached a raise of 353.14%. Besides, it has had a 0.02 percent average annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a slight overall rise since the start of observations. It averaged 88 070 162.25 number of persons from 1986 to 2017 and it hit its minimum of 31 975 932 number of persons in 1990.

Air passengers in Australia: Growth in 2017
Date Number of Persons Variation
2017 156 390 400.00 2.69
2016 152 288 928.00 3.34
2015 147 370 032.00 0.55
2014 146 569 856.00 2.69
2013 142 728 320.00 3.97
2012 137 272 000.00 1.68
2011 135 008 672.00 6.16
2010 127 179 296.00 4.23
2009 122 014 848.00 1.58
2008 120 120 664.00 7.17

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Main Airline Indicators

  • Air Passenger Traffic

  • Airline Passenger Traffic

    Number of domestic and international aircraft passengers of a given airline. Includes revenue passengers as well as non-revenue passengers. Usually measured in number of persons or in passenger-kilometres. Based on: Eurostat.

  • Passenger Kilometers Available

    Number of passenger-kilometres available by full-service airlines, usually measured in billions. A passenger-kilometre is performed when a passenger is carried one kilometre. It is an indicator of airline capacity. Based on: Eurocontrol.

  • Airline Load Factor

    Represents the percentage of aircraft seats filled by fare-paying passengers and is an indicator of a transport services's capacity utilization. Based on: Eurocontrol.

  • Available Airline Seats

    Number of seats available for purchase on commercial airlines, usually measured in millions. Based on: International Air Transport Association.