The working-day adjusted production index for industries and construction (ÖNACE 2008 B–F) decreased by 4.4% in July 2020 against July of the previous year, according to calculations. Compared to June 2020, the index increased by 5.0% (seasonally adjusted).
In July and August 2020, a total of 1.5 million passengers (transit included) was counted at the six Austrian airports (Vienna, Graz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Linz and Salzburg). This was only a fifth of the passenger volume of the same period last year.
Transport volume by rail fell by almost 20% in the second quarter of 2020; transport volume on the Danube decreased only slightly
20.9 million tonnes (t) of goods were transported by rail in the second quarter of 2020. Compared to the second quarter of the previous year, this represents a decrease by 19.6% in transport volume. The transport performance on Austrian territory amounted to 4.4 billion tonne-kilometers (tkm) and declined by 21.0% compared to the second quarter of 2019. In comparison, there was a slight increase in the first quarter of 2020 with a transport volume of 25.9 million t (+2.6%) and a transport performance of 5.5 billion tkm (+1.6%) compared to the respective quarter of the previous year.
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