Transport  Author: Yves MAHIEU
 
 
  
 
S t a t i s t i c s i n F o c u s 42/2009
Highlights of the Panorama of Transport
Selected highlights
ThisStatistics in Focus highlights a small selection of the data presented in the sixth edition of the Panorama of Transport, to be published shortly.     Cross-trade andIn Road goods transpo ,  rtonly does the transport sector support theNot mobility of people and the movement of goods, Cabotage were more widespread in the Member but it is also an industry in its own right. States of the 2004 and 2007 enlargements, the Transport services employed 8.7 million persons Benelux countries, Austria and Ireland. in EU-27 in 2005 and they generated The number of road fatalities in the EU-27 fell at EUR 380.1 billion value added. an average yearly rate of 3.5 % from 1990 to  EU-27 passenger transport performance grew 2006. annually at an average rate of 1.7 %, while goods Transport accounted for 31.5 % of total final transport performance grew yearly by 2.8 % energy consumption in the EU-27 in 2006, and from 1995 to 2006. for 72.1 % of the consumption of oil-based fuels.  Bulky goods are transported over shorter The transport sector's greenhouse gas emissions distances than goods with higher value-added to rew weight ratios. g2006. annually by 1.5 % on average from 1990 to 
Figure 1 EU-27 passenger transport by mode, on the basis of pkm performed, 1995 to 2006 (Index 1995 = 100) 170
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Source:DG Energy and Transport
 
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