Statistics

Cargo vehicle definitions

For the interpretation of the statistics, some terms are described:

  • Truck: Car with wagon destined to the transport of heavy goods.
  • Tractor unit: Trailer car for towing.
  • Trailer: Vehicle towed by another.
  • Delivery truck: Car in closed form for the distribution of small quantities of merchandise (also called a panel).

Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo de Panamá (INEC). 

Freight Transportation Vehicles

The following graph shows the number of vehicles for cargo transportation in Panama.

Freight Transportation Vehicles in Panama.

Source: Contraloría General de la República de Panamá


The following graph shows the capacity of the vehicles in circulation destined to the transport of cargo in the Republic of Panama

Capacity (short tons) of trucks in Panama.

Source:  General Comptroller - Republic of Panama.

Vehicules in circulation and road network length

The following graph shows the vehicules in circulation versus. road network length of province of Panama

AUTOMÓVILES EN CIRCULACIÓN Y LONGITUD DE LA RED VIAL - PROVINCIA DE PANAMÁ

Año       Vehículos en circulation  Road network lenght

Vehicles in circulation / Road network lenght

2012 444,030 2,347.81 189.1
2013

458,391

2,400.94 190.9
2014 502,791 2,386.29 210.7
2015 561.190 2,396.29 235.2
2016 (P) 575,190 2,436.61 236.2

(P) Preliminary data

(P) Preliminary data
(R) Review data
Source: General Comptroller - Republic of Panama

Vehicules in circulation and road network length

The following graph shows the vehicules in circulation versus. road network length of province of Panama

AUTOMÓVILES EN CIRCULACIÓN Y LONGITUD DE LA RED VIAL - PROVINCIA DE PANAMÁ

Año       Vehículos en circulation  Road network lenght

Vehicles in circulation / Road network lenght

2012 444,030 2,347.81 189.1
2013

458,391

2,400.94 190.9
2014 502,791 2,386.29 210.7
2015 561.190 2,396.29 235.2
2016 (P) 575,190 2,436.61 236.2

(P) Preliminary data