According to preliminary data of Statistics Lithuania, in the fourth quarter of 2014, all types of transport carried 26.6 million tonnes of goods, or by 0.8 percent more than in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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48.7 percent of all goods were transported by railway, 44.7 percent by road, 6 percent by sea, 0.5 percent by inland water and 0.001 percent by air transport.

In the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, transportation of goods by railway increased by 3 percent, from 12.6 to 12.9 million tonnes, whereas by road by 1.2 percent, from 11.7 to 11.9 million tonnes. However, transportation of goods via sea transport decreased by 15.9 percent, from 1.9 to 1.6 million tonnes; by Lithuanian airline aircraft by 15.7 percent, from 0.22 to 0.19 thousand tonnes; by internal water transportation by 3.9 percent, from 146.8 to 141.1 thousand tonnes.

In the fourth quarter of 2014, all types of transport carried by 1.2 percent less passengers compared to the fourth quarter of 2013, a decrease from 114.3 to 113 million. 98.7 percent of all passengers were carried by road transport, 1 percent by rail, 0.2 percent by inland water and 0.1 percent each by air and sea transport.

In 2014, compared to 2013, all types of transport carried by 4.9 percent more goods, an increase from 108.8 to 114.1 million tonnes, and by 3.7 percent more passengers, an increase from 411.1 to 426.4 million.

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