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The United States of America is the top country by number of air passengers carried in the world. As of 2017, number of air passengers carried in the United States of America was 849 million that accounts for 21.35 % of the world's number of air passengers carried. The top 5 countries (others are China, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and India) account for 46.39 % of it. The world's total number of air passengers carried was estimated at 3,978 million in 2017.The description is composed by our digital data assistant.
Air passengers carried include both domestic and international aircraft passengers of air carriers registered in the country.