Based on a comparison of 151 countries in 2019, USA ranked the highest in air transport in terms of total passengers carried with 927 mil followed by China and Ireland. On the other end of the scale was Monaco with < 0.001 mil, Estonia with < 0.001 mil and Bosnia and Herzegovina with 0.005 mil.
Total air transport in terms of total passengers carried reached 4,397 mil in 2019 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.64 % less than in the previous year and 47.9 % more than 10 years ago.
Historically, total air transport in terms of total passengers carried reached an all time high of 4,397 mil in 2019 and an all time low of 310 mil in 1970. The average annual growth amounted to 5.60 % since 1970.
The top ranked country, USA, accounted for 21.8 % of air transport in terms of total passengers carried in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 41.4 % share while the ten largest countries some 62.1 % in 2019.
Data for more countries are available at Air Transport (Passengers Carried) indicator page.
|Air Transport (Passengers Carried)||Unit||1999||2000||2001||2002||2003||2004||2005||2006||2007||2008||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017||2018||2019|
|United Arab Emirates||mil||...||...||...||...||68.2||75.6||84.3||91.8||95.3|