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 Heavy goods road vehicles used (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Heavy goods road vehicles used (No.) by Geographic localization (Continent), Type of transport and Gross weight/ tare weight ; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Road freight transport survey
First available period 1996
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (Continent)
  • Type of transport
  • Gross weight/ tare weight
Concepts
  • LARGE GOODS VEHICLE:  A goods road transport vehicle with a gross weight above 3,500 kg. It includes lorries and road tractors.
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • TARE:  The weight of a vehicle in running order without passengers or load with cooling fluid, lubricants, 90% of total fuel, 100% of other fluids except waste water, tools and spare wheel, when mandatory, and the driver (75 kg). In the case of buses, the weight of a guide (75 kg) should also be considered, if there is a seat for one.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • TYPE OF TRANSPORT:  A set of road motor vehicles licensed to carry goods or passengers on their own account or the account of others.
Formule Estimated value
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 02/10/2021

 

 Distance travelled (km) by heavy goods road vehicles
Characteristic Description
Name Distance travelled (km) by heavy goods road vehicles by Geographic localization (Continent), Type of transport, Type of operation and Gross weight/ tare weight ; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Road freight transport survey
First available period 1996
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (Continent)
  • Type of transport
  • Type of operation
  • Gross weight/ tare weight
Concepts
  • TARE:  The weight of a vehicle in running order without passengers or load with cooling fluid, lubricants, 90% of total fuel, 100% of other fluids except waste water, tools and spare wheel, when mandatory, and the driver (75 kg). In the case of buses, the weight of a guide (75 kg) should also be considered, if there is a seat for one.
  • TOTAL DISTANCE TRAVELLED:  The total distance travelled, laden and unladen, by a vehicle with the exception of the distance travelled by a road goodsvehicle when carried by another means of transport.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • LARGE GOODS VEHICLE:  A goods road transport vehicle with a gross weight above 3,500 kg. It includes lorries and road tractors.
  • TYPE OF TRANSPORT:  A set of road motor vehicles licensed to carry goods or passengers on their own account or the account of others.
Measure unit (symbol) Kilometre (km)
Power of 10  3
Observations
Last update date 02/10/2021

 

 Weight of goods transported (t) by heavy goods road vehicle
Characteristic Description
Name Weight of goods transported (t) by heavy goods road vehicle by Geographic localization (Continent), Type of transport, Type of operation and Gross weight/ tare weight ; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Road freight transport survey
First available period 1996
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (Continent)
  • Type of transport
  • Type of operation
  • Gross weight/ tare weight
Concepts
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • TARE:  The weight of a vehicle in running order without passengers or load with cooling fluid, lubricants, 90% of total fuel, 100% of other fluids except waste water, tools and spare wheel, when mandatory, and the driver (75 kg). In the case of buses, the weight of a guide (75 kg) should also be considered, if there is a seat for one.
  • TYPE OF TRANSPORT:  A set of road motor vehicles licensed to carry goods or passengers on their own account or the account of others.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • WEIGHT OF GOODS:  The weight considered is the gross-gross weight of the goods.
  • LARGE GOODS VEHICLE:  A goods road transport vehicle with a gross weight above 3,500 kg. It includes lorries and road tractors.
Measure unit (symbol) Tonne (t)
Power of 10  3
Observations
Last update date 02/10/2021

 

 Tonne-kilometre (tkm) of Heavy goods road vehicles
Characteristic Description
Name Tonne-kilometre (tkm) of Heavy goods road vehicles by Geographic localization (Continent), Type of transport, Type of operation and Gross weight/ tare weight ; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, Road freight transport survey
First available period 1996
Last available period 2020
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (Continent)
  • Type of transport
  • Type of operation
  • Gross weight/ tare weight
Concepts
  • TONNE-KILOMETRE BY ROAD:  A unit of measurement representing the transport by road of one tonne of goods over one kilometer.
  • TARE:  The weight of a vehicle in running order without passengers or load with cooling fluid, lubricants, 90% of total fuel, 100% of other fluids except waste water, tools and spare wheel, when mandatory, and the driver (75 kg). In the case of buses, the weight of a guide (75 kg) should also be considered, if there is a seat for one.
  • ENTERPRISE:  Legal entity (natural or legal person) that is an organisational unit producing goods or services, which benefits from a certain degree of autonomy in decision-making, especially for the allocation of its current resources. An enterprise carries out one or more activities at one or more locations.
  • TYPE OF TRANSPORT:  A set of road motor vehicles licensed to carry goods or passengers on their own account or the account of others.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • LARGE GOODS VEHICLE:  A goods road transport vehicle with a gross weight above 3,500 kg. It includes lorries and road tractors.
Measure unit (symbol) Tonne-kilometre (tkm)
Power of 10  6
Observations
Last update date 02/10/2021


information presented in 4/12/2021