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Table 6 Access to transportation in Latin America

From: Urban infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: public policy priorities

  Area Car Motorcycle Bicycle
Mean Urban Rural Income Quintile Area Area
1 2 3 4 5 Urban Rural 20 % Poorest Urban Rural 20 % Poorest
Latin America
 Argentina
  2001 38.7 38.7   17 22 32 40 57 10.9   9.2 55.4   57.6
 Bolivia
  2007 10.7 14 4.4 2.8 4.2 7 9.5 24 5.6 5.8 1.6 37 42.3 38.3
 Chile
  1998 28.1 29.9 16.9 6.6 12 19 33 60       
 Colombia
  2007 12 14.5 3.7 2.4 2.8 4.3 8.3 33 12.8 10.1 4.4 35.3 29.1 23.2
 Costa Rica
  2009 36.8 40.9 30.7 14 19 28 42 70       
 Dominican Rep.
  2009 19.6 24.5 9.6 4 7.6 12 17 48 21.6 29.4 20.9    
 Ecuador
  2009 17.5 21.9 8.1 6.1 6 10 15 40 5.9 6.7 4.5 31.2 21.9 20.6
 El Salvador
  2008 16 20 7.5 1 4.1 7 14 45       
 Guatemala
  2006 10.3 17.4 2.1 0.2 0.7 2.5 5.3 34 8.6 3.6 0.5 33.3 34.9 20.5
 Honduras
  2007 14.8 22.7 7.2 6 3.7 7.4 14 36 2.7 1 0.6 29.3 33.8 22
 Mexico
  2008 28.6 33.3 10.6 7.8 14 21 33 58 3.3 2.9 1.8 14 24.3 18.6
 Nicaragua
  2005 6.8 9.8 2.5 1.1 0.5 2.7 3.6 21 2.6 0.7 0.1 37.1 29.3 22.2
 Panama
  2003 26.6 33 12.9 5.4 8.7 17 27 55 0.5 1.2 0.2 26 28.4 16.8
 Paraguay
  2009 23.2 31 11.3 5.5 9.1 14 26 53 30.9 44.9 28.2    
 Peru
  2009 9 12.3 2.7 0.7 2.2 4.4 9.1 24 4.4 3.7 1.8 32.5 24.4 20.7
 Uruguay
  2007 31.4 30.4 45.6 7.8 17 25 35 55       
 Venezuela
  2006 22.4 22.4   7.4 11 15 23 44       
The Caribbean
 Bahamas
  2001 72.5 72.5   49 62 75 80 89 1.3   0.8 25.7   19.4
 Guyana
  2004 5.9 7.4 5 0.8 2.4 2.6 2.9 16 2.5 1.7 0.8 34.1 33.3 25.8
 Haiti
  2001 3.2 6.7 0.9 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.5 10 1.2 0.8 0.5 11.7 12.7 7.6
 Jamaica
  2002 15.1 21.1 9.9 13 5.1 6.5 12 28 2 1.6 1.5 17.8 13.1 10.3
  1. Source Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean, Center for Distributive, Labor and Social Studies (Universidad Nacional de la Plata) and the World Bank