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Facts and Figures

The transport and logistics sector covers many areas. Here you can find relevant data on Austria's transport industries.

Road and Rail Infrastructure

  • Road network density in Austria (2012): 20.5 km per 1,000 km2 (EU average: 16.7 km per 1,000 km2)
  • Rail network density in Austria (2012): 58.3 km per 1,000 km2 (EU average: 49.1 km per 1,000 km2)
  • Planned investment in telematics applications for the Austrian transport system from 2005 to 2020: around EUR 1 billion.

Source: Transport and logistics - Facts and figures. Annual report 2016.

Figures of the Transport Industry (2015)

Source: Transport and logistics - Facts and figures. Annual report 2016.
Number of companies active in the Austrian transport industry 36,000
of which start-ups1,581
Employees  circa 209,500

Cable car industry

The Austrian cable car industry is an exemplary sector of Austrian industry and commands a high export rate.

Source: Factsheet 2015/2016. Professional Association of the Austrian Cable Cars.
Cable car companies (2015)253
Investment (2015/2016)570 million EUR
Conveyance of passengers (Winter 2014/2015)595 million
Total number of people employed (2014)15,600

The 10 largest transportation and logistics companies in Austria by net turnover in million Euros (2015):

1. Österr. Bundesbahnen-Holding AG (ÖBB) 5,172.24
2. Österreichische Post AG 2,401.90
3. Austrian Airlines AG (AUA) 2,243.00
4. Rail Cargo Austria AG 2,058.60
5. ÖBB Personenverkehr AG 1,991.40
6. LKW Walter Internationale Transportorganisation AG 1,860.00
7. Schenker & Co AG 1,381.00
8. Kühne + Nagel Eastern Europe AG 1,140.00
9. Cargo-Partner Group Holding AG 540.00
10. Wiener Linien GmbH & Co KG 503.10