The transport companies of Ukraine in January-July 2019 carried 2.474 billion people, which is 6.1% less than in the same period of 2018, the State Statistics Service has reported.
According to its data, the passenger traffic of transport companies for the reporting period amounted to 62.6 billion passenger-kilometers, which is 4.3% more than in January-July last year.
According to the State Statistics Service, in the first seven months, 91.9 million passengers were transported by rail (taking into account the city electric train), which is 0.6% less than in January-July 2018, and 1.055 billion passengers were carried by road (5.5% less).
Air transport increased passenger traffic by 11.2%, to 7.6 million people.
In addition, according to the State Statistics Service, in January-July 2019, some 359.8 million passengers used the services of trams (a decrease of 10% compared to the same period in 2018), 411.3 million travelled by subway (a decrease of 1.6%), and 548.3 million people used trolleybuses (a drop of 8.9%).
Passenger transportation by water increased by 14.3% compared with January-July 2018, to 0.4 million people.
The service said the figures are given excluding the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, Sevastopol and part of the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.