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Here are a few facts and figures about the Austrian industry: Logistics
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  • 1,911

    new companies established

    In 2020, approx. 1,911 new companies were established in the transport and traffic sector.

  • 39,262

    companies

    In 2020, 39,262 companies were active in the transport industry in Austria.

  • 511

    million transportation trips

    The Austrian cableways made 511 million transportation trips in the winter of 2019/2020.

  • 211,501

    employees

    Around 211,500 people were employed in the transport and traffic sector in 2020.

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Source: The Austrian Transport Industry. Facts and data – Annual report 2021
Figures on the road and rail infrastructure in 2018
Motorway density in Austria 20.8 km per 1,000 km²
(EU average: 17.3 km per 1,000 km²) 
Railway density in Austria 59.0 km per 1,000 km²
(EU average: 48.5 km per 1,000 km²) 
Source: The Austrian Transport Industry. Facts and data – Annual report 2021
Goods transported / Freight traffic in 2020
Means of transport Transport volume in 1,000 tons Share in %
Road 375,552 68.5%
Rail 97,512 17.8%
Pipelines 67,123 12.2%
Danube shipping 8,247 1.5%
Aviation 188 0.03%

Source: The Austrian Transport Industry. Facts and data – Annual report 2021
Figures of the Transport Industry 2020
Number of companies active in the Austrian transport industry 39,262
of which start-ups1,911
Employees 211,501

Source: Factsheet 2020. Professional Association of the Austrian Cable Cars.
Cable car industry
Cable car companies (2019/2020)253
Investment (2020/2021)423 million EUR
Conveyance of passengers (Winter 2019/2020)511 million
Total number of people employed (2019/2020)17,057
Source: Trend Top 500
The 10 largest transportation and logistics companies in Austria by net turnover in million Euros (2020)
1. Österr. Bundesbahnen-Holding AG (ÖBB) 4,083.10
2. LKW Walter Internationale Transportorganisation AG 2,240.00
3. Rail Cargo Austria AG 2,196.60
4. Österreichische Post AG  2,189.00
5. ÖBB Personenverkehr AG 2,136.90
6. Gebrüder Weiss Holding AG 1,773.00
7. cargo-partner Group Holding AG  1,000.00
8. Gartner Transport Holding GmbH  559.00
9. Wiener Linien GmbH & Co KG 508.54
10. Lagermax Lagerhaus und Speditions AG 501.20


Last update : 08. September 2022