This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
Air passenger and air freight volumes
|Unit of measurement||
Number (Thousands), Tonnes (Thousands)
Passenger and freight volumes are the sum of the passenger and freight volumes reported for the air carriers in terms of number of people and metric tonnes of cargo respectively.
Data on Source only goes back to 2008. Data from 2007 is from previous release. This indicator is being used as an approximation of the UN SDG Indicator. Where possible, we will work to identify or develop UK data to meet the global indicator specification. This indicator has not been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||12 November 2021|
|Metadata last updated||12 November 2021|