Air transport

number of passengers carried, 1970–2016

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    1970 Ranking
    1. United States 163,448,992.00
    2. Japan 16,315,100.00
    3. United Kingdom 15,568,800.00
    4. Canada 10,180,300.00
    5. France 9,108,000.00
    6. Australia 7,318,700.00
    7. Italy 6,743,700.00
    8. Germany 6,498,000.00
    9. Spain 6,347,400.00
    10. Switzerland 3,397,400.00
    11. Brazil 3,339,800.00
    12. Colombia 3,010,200.00
    13. Mexico 2,966,600.00
    14. Netherlands 2,881,100.00
    15. India 2,671,600.00
    16. Sweden 2,550,000.00
    17. Norway 2,412,300.00
    18. Philippines 2,369,000.00
    19. Argentina 2,332,000.00
    20. New Zealand 1,862,000.00
    21. Denmark 1,775,300.00
    22. Greece 1,614,700.00
    23. Vietnam 1,525,600.00
    24. South Africa 1,519,000.00
    25. Ireland 1,476,300.00
    26. Portugal 1,415,400.00
    27. Belgium 1,366,200.00
    28. Pakistan 1,335,900.00
    29. Finland 1,279,500.00
    30. Venezuela 1,253,300.00
    31. South Korea 1,208,100.00
    32. Czech Republic 1,171,900.00
    33. Turkey 1,035,700.00
    34. Bulgaria 988,900.00
    35. Poland 904,000.00
    36. Cuba 873,500.00
    37. Indonesia 826,400.00
    38. Thailand 764,200.00
    39. Malaysia 748,900.00
    40. Singapore 748,900.00
    41. Iran 715,600.00
    42. Chile 574,700.00
    43. Algeria 563,200.00
    44. Saudi Arabia 558,000.00
    45. Lebanon 548,600.00
    46. Egypt 542,500.00
    47. Austria 511,400.00
    48. Israel 485,000.00
    49. Iceland 457,900.00
    50. Romania 452,500.00
    51. Ecuador 419,500.00
    52. Peru 390,500.00
    53. Trinidad and Tobago 361,100.00
    54. Burma (Myanmar) 345,800.00
    55. Kuwait 315,200.00
    56. Panama 307,400.00
    57. Congo (Kinshasa) 305,000.00
    58. Honduras 295,600.00
    59. Morocco 289,500.00
    60. Hungary 282,300.00
    61. Jamaica 278,700.00
    62. Zimbabwe 267,400.00
    63. Costa Rica 255,900.00
    64. Tunisia 244,800.00
    65. Bolivia 244,000.00
    66. Bahrain 241,000.00
    67. Ethiopia 231,600.00
    68. Uruguay 219,300.00
    69. Nepal 203,400.00
    70. Iraq 197,700.00
    71. Libya 190,200.00
    72. Zambia 187,800.00
    73. Nigeria 173,000.00
    74. Uganda 171,500.00
    75. Kenya 171,500.00
    76. Tanzania 171,400.00
    77. Madagascar 168,000.00
    78. Luxembourg 167,000.00
    79. North Korea 165,000.00
    80. Syria 139,000.00
    81. El Salvador 138,200.00
    82. Dominican Republic 128,800.00
    83. Malta 127,800.00
    84. Sudan 124,700.00
    85. Gabon 120,200.00
    86. Jordan 118,800.00
    87. Ghana 116,700.00
    88. Guatemala 112,500.00
    89. Ivory Coast 108,700.00
    90. Nicaragua 107,100.00
    91. Cyprus 106,500.00
    92. Sri Lanka 104,600.00
    93. Senegal 85,100.00
    94. Afghanistan 84,700.00
    95. Mauritania 84,500.00
    96. Paraguay 80,600.00
    97. Central African Republic 69,500.00
    98. Cameroon 65,800.00
    99. Laos 55,900.00
    100. Congo (Brazzaville) 55,800.00
    101. Chad 55,400.00
    102. Niger 54,700.00
    103. Malawi 51,700.00
    104. Guinea 48,900.00
    105. Cambodia 40,500.00
    106. Mali 39,200.00
    107. Burkina Faso 30,100.00
    108. Togo 29,900.00
    109. Benin 29,500.00
    110. Yemen 25,900.00
    111. Somalia 25,700.00
    112. Mauritius 23,000.00
    113. Guyana 17,800.00
    114. Haiti 10,400.00
    2016 Ranking
    1. United States 822,949,000.00
    2. China 487,960,477.00
    3. United Kingdom 145,120,984.10
    4. Ireland 125,648,741.00
    5. Germany 124,743,941.90
    6. India 119,577,835.00
    7. Japan 117,706,000.00
    8. Turkey 100,366,460.50
    9. Indonesia 96,529,128.09
    10. Brazil 94,142,377.00
    11. United Arab Emirates 92,160,692.31
    12. Canada 85,406,425.57
    13. Russia 77,458,318.00
    14. South Korea 77,134,151.04
    15. Australia 72,597,700.81
    16. Spain 66,674,868.11
    17. France 65,362,743.00
    18. Thailand 60,455,199.24
    19. Malaysia 53,817,352.70
    20. Mexico 53,313,307.00
    21. Hong Kong 43,454,423.34
    22. Philippines 40,051,283.58
    23. Vietnam 37,936,514.00
    24. Netherlands 37,652,448.44
    25. Singapore 34,969,109.74
    26. Saudi Arabia 34,512,329.54
    27. Colombia 32,261,846.87
    28. Qatar 31,209,097.00
    29. Italy 28,861,321.18
    30. Switzerland 25,859,917.88
    31. Hungary 21,399,963.00
    32. South Africa 19,504,407.05
    33. Chile 16,362,437.00
    34. Iran 15,520,079.98
    35. New Zealand 15,243,179.17
    36. Peru 15,081,755.30
    37. Argentina 15,076,354.80
    38. Austria 14,724,774.31
    39. Finland 13,754,228.00
    40. Panama 13,285,098.10
    41. Greece 13,150,288.82
    42. Portugal 13,105,119.60
    43. Belgium 12,545,322.40
    44. Egypt 12,430,627.71
    45. Pakistan 9,628,354.00
    46. Ethiopia 8,242,114.57
    47. Morocco 7,738,636.59
    48. Oman 7,642,056.00
    49. Israel 6,505,765.00
    50. Algeria 6,093,415.34
    51. Venezuela 6,025,474.65
    52. Czech Republic 5,968,787.97
    53. Ukraine 5,680,223.13
    54. Poland 5,457,533.00
    55. Iceland 5,431,541.51
    56. Sri Lanka 5,284,585.00
    57. Ecuador 5,268,596.49
    58. Bahrain 5,220,218.00
    59. Kazakhstan 5,007,869.30
    60. Kenya 4,532,296.37
    61. Nigeria 4,494,225.45
    62. Kuwait 4,005,345.00
    63. Bangladesh 3,815,869.65
    64. Romania 3,686,938.00
    65. Bolivia 3,678,739.00
    66. Tunisia 3,606,247.41
    67. Jordan 3,181,283.00
    68. Latvia 2,884,091.64
    69. Macau 2,788,571.00
    70. Lebanon 2,647,258.00
    71. El Salvador 2,603,129.00
    72. Burma (Myanmar) 2,597,993.32
    73. Trinidad and Tobago 2,569,593.28
    74. Serbia 2,486,009.00
    75. Uzbekistan 2,383,631.00
    76. Papua New Guinea 2,061,274.52
    77. Belarus 2,057,194.00
    78. Azerbaijan 1,961,639.00
    79. Afghanistan 1,917,922.71
    80. Croatia 1,875,433.00
    81. Luxembourg 1,845,726.00
    82. Mauritius 1,593,666.00
    83. Costa Rica 1,529,301.87
    84. Malta 1,500,824.00
    85. Maldives 1,409,704.48
    86. Fiji 1,402,765.00
    87. Turkmenistan 1,318,350.06
    88. Libya 1,283,181.31
    89. Angola 1,261,671.26
    90. Cuba 1,223,081.24
    91. Laos 1,220,200.41
    92. Tanzania 1,179,664.00
    93. Brunei 1,168,609.00
    94. Bulgaria 1,092,333.43
    95. Cambodia 1,047,394.00
    96. Antigua and Barbuda 1,042,929.39
    97. Lithuania 1,038,301.99
    98. Tajikistan 1,037,896.86
    99. Slovenia 1,009,559.00
    100. Belize 990,498.49
    101. Moldova 953,229.45
    102. Bahamas 937,476.04
    103. Yemen 828,497.23
    104. Rwanda 644,559.68
    105. Nepal 634,292.12
    106. Mozambique 632,965.00
    107. Kyrgyzstan 583,997.31
    108. Congo (Brazzaville) 577,779.41
    109. Seychelles 567,914.00
    110. Cape Verde 565,809.68
    111. Namibia 558,713.00
    112. Montenegro 544,712.00
    113. Mongolia 537,853.00
    114. Iraq 491,962.57
    115. Togo 475,185.60
    116. Paraguay 467,713.00
    117. Equatorial Guinea 458,222.46
    118. Madagascar 441,861.00
    119. Ivory Coast 428,597.79
    120. Congo (Kinshasa) 416,032.60
    121. Zimbabwe 378,803.89
    122. Solomon Islands 373,467.88
    123. Ghana 359,516.24
    124. Estonia 346,281.00
    125. Cameroon 343,592.04
    126. Vanuatu 299,315.00
    127. Sudan 292,843.23
    128. Mauritania 280,214.94
    129. Suriname 267,943.00
    130. Botswana 254,396.00
    131. Honduras 242,410.79
    132. Cyprus 224,751.80
    133. Bhutan 224,101.19
    134. Georgia 220,448.21
    135. Burkina Faso 144,949.87
    136. Jamaica 136,744.00
    137. Samoa 116,167.28
    138. Guatemala 111,830.00
    139. North Korea 94,919.38
    140. Gabon 77,319.78
    141. Eritrea 66,926.86
    142. Uganda 52,186.48
    143. Nauru 47,252.46
    144. Gambia 44,330.00
    145. Albania 26,633.60
    146. Syria 18,117.34
    147. Niger 15,044.35
    148. Slovakia 12,928.00
    149. Monaco 12,136.70
    150. Dominican Republic 11,903.08
    151. Zambia 11,796.82
    152. Senegal 9,873.25
    153. Malawi 6,743.56
    154. Somalia 4,485.00
    155. Benin 899.14

    Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.

    Source: World Bank