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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code T-AFD-2.1.6
Sub-theme Transport
Sub-sub-theme Aviation
Name Average economy passenger international air fare as proportion of GDP per capita (Cost derived from T.2.1.1)
Definition Affordibility
Calculation/Formula Average cost of economy passenger international air fare (T.2.1.1) / GDP per capita x 100
Unit of Measure %
Assumptions Uses most up-to-date GDP (current prices) data available from CIA World Fact book.
Limitations Some countries are not included in the World factbook and alternative, older sources may need to be used
Purpose/Rationale Assessment of transport cost affordibility and economic growth.
Policy Linkages National Development plans
Preferred Data Sources Airlines and Travel Agents / National Accounts
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD
Numerator Average cost of economy passenger international air fare (T.2.1.1)
Denominator GDP per capita
Factor x 100
Unit %