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Nearly Seventy Percent of Indians Do Not Use Air Transport. - Geography

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Nearly seventy percent of Indians do not use air transport. 

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Transport system in India consists of transport by land, water, and air. Public transport remains the primary mode of transport for most Indian citizens, and India’s public transport systems are among the most heavily used in the world.[1]Motor vehicle population in India is low as per international standards, with only 24.85 million cars on the nation’s roads as per 2013 records.[2] In total, about 21 percent of households have two wheelers whereas only 4.7 percent of households in India have cars/jeeps/vans as per the 2011 Census.[3][4] Despite this, the number of deaths caused by traffic is amongst the highest in the world and increasing.[5][6] The automobile industry in India is currently rapidly growing with an annual production of over 4.6 million vehicles,[7]with an annual growth rate of 10.5%[3] and vehicle volume is expected to rise greatly in the future

Concept: Importance and Modes Transport – Roadways, Railways,Airways and Waterways
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