Trend in passenger transport demand and GDP
positive bar = no decoupling) whereas a value below 100 is means transport demand growing less rapidly than GDP (i.e. negative bar = decoupling). The EU-25 index for passenger transport demand does not include Malta, Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania because of lack of a complete time series in these countries. Decoupling for passenger demand also excludes the GDP of these 5 countries, together representing about 0.3%-0.4% of EU-25 GDP. See also indicator definition.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe's environment.
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