Transport Statistics 2017

​Air Transport

In 2016 ...

​... passenger traffic at the MIA increased by 10.5% compared to 2015.
... UK and Italy remain the two most popular destinations in terms of total passengers movement, but the increases in passengers movement over 2015 were 5.4% and 15.1% respectively.

Sea Transport

In 2016 ...

... the stock of vessels registered under the Maltese flag increased by 2.7%.
... 62.0% (486) of the total newly registered vessels were pleasure yachts.​
​​... (cruise liners) embarkations from Malta and landings in Malta decreased by 19.9% and 17.3% respectively over 2015​.
... increases of 8.2% and 8.3% were registered in the number of vehicles and passengers respectively that crossed between Malta and Gozo.

Road Transport

In 2016 ...

... ​​the number of reported traffic accidents decreased by 3.1% over 2015, with 38.1% of these accidents recorded in the Northern Harbour.​
... traffic casualties increased by 8.2% over 2015.
... injuries sustained by 11 drivers, 3 passengers, 8 pedestrians and 1 cyclist proved fatal.
... the stock of licensed motor vehicles increased at an average net rate of 33 vehicles per day.
... passenger cars accounted for 78.8% of total licensed motor vehicles but motorcycles registered the largest increase at 16.0% over 2015.
... more than half of the newly licensed motor vehicles were 'used'.
... 60.7% of total licensed vehicles had petrol engines.  In 2010 the share of petrol engines was 62.3% (the share of diesel engines increased by 1.2 percentage points over seven years).
... slightly more than 40% of total driving license holders were female (in 2010, the share was almost 39%).
... a total of 281,195 traffic-related contraventions were issued by Police, Wardens and TM. Speed cameras contraventions totalled 73,257 or an average of 200 per day.
... a total of 256 vehicles were stolen (70% were passenger cars).
... Public Transport commuters totalled 43,253,238.
... the number of licensed motor vehicles per 1,000 residents went up to 780 from 770 in 2015.
... Gozo and Comino district registered the highest number of vehicles per 1,000 residents at 1,025, whereas the Northern Harbour registered the lowest ratio with 689 vehicles per 1,000 residents.
Emissions

In 2016 ...

​... total CO2 equivalent emissions increased by 17.9% from 2005 levels.
... of all greenhouse gases, CO2 comprised by far the largest share at 98.0%​.

​​​
Click here​​ to access the full document.