JetPunk Charts

Increase in Air Travel, 1975-present

This chart shows the number of air passengers as a percent of the world population.

For example, if the number is 50% that means that the average person in the world flies once every two years.

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Notes:
Source: World Bank
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level 73
Oct 5, 2018
I definitely travel a lot more by air now than I did in 1975.
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level 63
Oct 5, 2018
Does a flight count as a single journey or a return journey?