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Airline passengers of domestically owned airlines, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 154 countries was 12.98 million passengers.The highest value was in China: 417.26 million passengers and the lowest value was in Bosnia and Herzegovina: 0 million passengers. The indicator is available from 1970 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: million passengers; Source: The International Civil Aviation Organization
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Countries Airline passengers, 2020 Global rank Available data
China 417.26 1 1974 - 2020
USA 369.5 2 1970 - 2020
Euro area 189.42 3 1970 - 2020
India 68.96 4 1970 - 2020
Russia 62.45 5 1991 - 2020
Ireland 54.58 6 1970 - 2020
Japan 51.13 7 1970 - 2020
Brazil 45.41 8 1970 - 2020
Turkey 44.72 9 1970 - 2020
Indonesia 37.52 10 1970 - 2020
Mexico 34.13 11 1970 - 2020
Vietnam 31.77 12 1970 - 2020
UK 30.97 13 1970 - 2020
South Korea 30.03 14 1970 - 2020
Thailand 28.18 15 1970 - 2020
Canada 27.62 16 1970 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 26.99 17 1970 - 2020
Spain 26.56 18 1970 - 2020
UA Emirates 26.12 19 1974 - 2020
Germany 25.76 20 1970 - 2020
France 24.96 21 1970 - 2020
Australia 23.63 22 1970 - 2020
Malaysia 15.89 23 1970 - 2020
Netherlands 14.75 24 1970 - 2020
Hungary 14.6 25 1970 - 2020
Denmark 14.04 26 1970 - 2020
Norway 14.04 27 1970 - 2020
Sweden 14.04 28 1970 - 2020
Austria 13.29 29 1970 - 2020
Iran 12.74 30 1970 - 2020
Colombia 12.27 31 1970 - 2020
Philippines 11.18 32 1970 - 2020
Qatar 10.64 33 1974 - 2020
Switzerland 9.01 34 1970 - 2020
New Zealand 8.52 35 1970 - 2020
South Africa 8.3 36 1970 - 2020
Chile 8.02 37 1970 - 2020
Singapore 7.88 38 1970 - 2020
Italy 7.8 39 1970 - 2020
Portugal 6.22 40 1970 - 2020
Hong Kong 5.88 41 1997 - 2020
Peru 5.71 42 1970 - 2020
Greece 5.65 43 1970 - 2020
Kazakhstan 5.28 44 1992 - 2020
Ethiopia 4.94 45 1970 - 2020
Egypt 4.64 46 1970 - 2020
Pakistan 3.71 47 1970 - 2020
Argentina 3.68 48 1970 - 2020
Belgium 3.52 49 1970 - 2020
Finland 3.5 50 1970 - 2020
Nigeria 3.4 51 1970 - 2020
Panama 3.07 52 1970 - 2020
Morocco 3.01 53 1970 - 2020
Bangladesh 2.98 54 1973 - 2020
Poland 2.69 55 1970 - 2020
Bolivia 2.63 56 1970 - 2020
Oman 2.5 57 1974 - 2020
Nepal 1.99 58 1970 - 2020
Kenya 1.87 59 1970 - 2020
Kuwait 1.82 60 1970 - 2020
Romania 1.79 61 1970 - 2020
Ukraine 1.79 62 1992 - 2020
Burma 1.51 63 1970 - 2020
Papua N.G. 1.5 64 1975 - 2020
Algeria 1.46 65 1970 - 2020
Bahrain 1.45 66 1970 - 2020
Tunisia 1.38 67 1970 - 2020
Czechia 1.36 68 1970 - 2020
Latvia 1.32 69 1992 - 2020
Bahamas 1.27 70 1975 - 2020
Israel 1.25 71 1970 - 2020
Sri Lanka 1.24 72 1970 - 2020
Belarus 1.23 73 1993 - 2020
Ecuador 1.15 74 1970 - 2020
Lebanon 1.08 75 1970 - 2020
Turkmenistan 1.08 76 1993 - 2020
Belize 0.97 77 2010 - 2020
Uzbekistan 0.93 78 1992 - 2020
Tanzania 0.91 79 1970 - 2020
Iceland 0.9 80 1970 - 2020
Maldives 0.89 81 1975 - 2020
Jordan 0.82 82 1970 - 2020
El Salvador 0.81 83 1970 - 2020
Serbia 0.8 84 2001 - 2020
Iraq 0.76 85 1970 - 2020
Luxembourg 0.75 86 1970 - 2020
Libya 0.72 87 1970 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 0.68 88 1970 - 2020
Rwanda 0.66 89 1981 - 2020
Cambodia 0.61 90 1970 - 2020
Croatia 0.61 91 1991 - 2020
Azerbaijan 0.55 92 1992 - 2020
Malta 0.55 93 1970 - 2020
Macao 0.54 94 2000 - 2020
Costa Rica 0.46 95 1970 - 2020
Afghanistan 0.45 96 1970 - 2020
Bulgaria 0.44 97 1970 - 2020
Fiji 0.41 98 1973 - 2020
Mauritius 0.41 99 1970 - 2020
Laos 0.39 100 1970 - 2020
Sudan 0.39 101 1970 - 2020
Angola 0.36 102 1976 - 2020
Mozambique 0.33 103 1975 - 2020
Ghana 0.32 104 1970 - 2020
Ivory Coast 0.32 105 1970 - 2020
Togo 0.32 106 1970 - 2020
Zimbabwe 0.32 107 1970 - 2020
Cape Verde 0.31 108 1976 - 2020
Moldova 0.31 109 1992 - 2020
Brunei 0.28 110 1984 - 2020
DR Congo 0.28 111 1970 - 2020
Venezuela 0.28 112 1970 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 0.27 113 1981 - 2020
Senegal 0.27 114 1970 - 2020
Tajikistan 0.26 115 1993 - 2020
R. of Congo 0.23 116 1970 - 2020
Vanuatu 0.2 117 1982 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 0.19 118 1993 - 2020
Madagascar 0.19 119 1970 - 2020
Seychelles 0.15 120 1976 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 0.14 121 1971 - 2020
Mongolia 0.14 122 1991 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 0.14 123 1980 - 2020
Paraguay 0.13 124 1970 - 2020
Albania 0.12 125 1994 - 2020
Cyprus 0.1 126 1970 - 2020
Mauritania 0.1 127 1970 - 2020
Honduras 0.09 128 1970 - 2020
Suriname 0.09 129 1976 - 2020
Slovenia 0.08 130 1992 - 2020
Burkina Faso 0.07 131 1970 - 2020
Georgia 0.07 132 1994 - 2020
Kiribati 0.06 133 1981 - 2020
Namibia 0.06 134 1991 - 2020
Armenia 0.05 135 1996 - 2020
Bhutan 0.05 136 1988 - 2020
Eritrea 0.05 137 2015 - 2020
Yemen 0.05 138 1970 - 2020
Cameroon 0.04 139 1970 - 2020
Lithuania 0.04 140 1992 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 0.03 141 1970 - 2020
Guatemala 0.03 142 1970 - 2020
Guyana 0.02 143 1970 - 2020
Haiti 0.02 144 1970 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 0.02 145 1985 - 2020
North Korea 0.01 146 1970 - 2020
Samoa 0.01 147 1996 - 2020
Swaziland 0.01 148 1973 - 2020
Syria 0.01 149 1970 - 2020
Uganda 0.01 150 1970 - 2020
Zambia 0.01 151 1970 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 0 152 1998 - 2020
Malawi 0 153 1970 - 2020
Slovakia 0 154 1993 - 2020

Economic outlook around the world

Definition: Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.
417.26
369.50
189.42
68.96
62.45
54.58
51.13
45.41
44.72
37.52
34.13
31.77
30.97
30.03
28.18
27.62
26.99
26.56
26.12
25.76
24.96
23.63
15.89
14.75
14.60
14.04
14.04
14.04
13.29
12.74
12.27
11.18
10.64
9.01
8.52
8.30
8.02
7.88
7.80
6.22
5.88
5.71
5.65
5.28
4.94
4.64
3.71
3.68
3.52
3.50
3.40
3.07
3.01
2.98
2.69
2.63
2.50
1.99
1.87
1.82
1.79
1.79
1.51
1.50
1.46
1.45
1.38
1.36
1.32
1.27
1.25
1.24
1.23
1.15
1.08
1.08
0.97
0.93
0.91
0.90
0.89
0.82
0.81
0.80
0.76
0.75
0.72
0.68
0.66
0.61
0.61
0.55
0.55
0.54
0.46
0.45
0.44
0.41
0.41
0.39
0.39
0.36
0.33
0.32
0.32
0.32
0.32
0.31
0.31
0.28
0.28
0.28
0.27
0.27
0.26
0.23
0.20
0.19
0.19
0.15
0.14
0.14
0.14
0.13
0.12
0.10
0.10
0.09
0.09
0.08
0.07
0.07
0.06
0.06
0.05
0.05
0.05
0.05
0.04
0.04
0.03
0.03
0.02
0.02
0.02
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.01
0.00
0.00
0.00
0
104.3
208.6
312.9
417.26
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