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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code T-AFD-2.1.1
Sub-theme Transport
Sub-sub-theme Aviation
Name Average cost of economy passenger air fare (AU$) to nearest major metropolitan hub (Defined as: Polynesia to Auckland, Central & Western Pacific to Brisbane, Northern Pacific to Guam)
Definition Affordibility - Average cost of economy passenger air fare from international hub. For applicable metropolitan hub see definition for indicator T.2.2.1
Unit of Measure AU$
Assumptions Value given is the one-way fare, at published prices for a restricted ticket.
Limitations Some fares may only be available with booking sufficiently in advance. Fares are varied frequently.
Purpose/Rationale Assessment of cost of passenger to transport to nearest major market.
Policy Linkages National Development plans
Preferred Data Sources Airlines and Travel Agents
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD
Unit AU$