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Country vs country: Israel and United States compared: Transport > Roads stats

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  • Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people: Motor vehicles (per 1,000 people). Motor vehicles include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Population refers to midyear population in the year for which data are available.
  • Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars (per 1,000 people). Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).
  • Paved > % of total roads: Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length."
  • Roads, paved > % of total roads: Roads, paved (% of total roads). Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length.
  • Roads, total network > Km: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
  • Roads, total network > Km per 1000: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Time index: Time Index is an average one way time needed to transport, in minutes.
  • Total network > Km: Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions."
  • Traffic index: Traffic Index is a composite index of time consumed in traffic due to job commute, estimation of time consumption dissatisfaction, CO2 consumption estimation in traffic and overall inefficiencies in the traffic system.
  • Vehicles > Per km of road: Vehicles (per km of road). Vehicles per kilometer of road include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Roads refer to motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other roads. A motorway is a road specially designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
STAT Israel United States HISTORY
Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 321.79
Ranked 41st.
797
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Israel

Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 272.47
Ranked 43th.
423
Ranked 30th. 55% more than Israel

Paved > % of total roads 100%
Ranked 8th. 53% more than United States
65.34%
Ranked 26th.

Roads, paved > % of total roads 100%
Ranked 9th. The same as United States
100%
Ranked 11th.

Roads, total network > Km 18,470
Ranked 65th.
6.55 million
Ranked 1st. 354 times more than Israel

Roads, total network > Km per 1000 2.42
Ranked 70th.
21.16
Ranked 10th. 9 times more than Israel

Time index 42.89
Ranked 6th. 16% more than United States
36.85
Ranked 15th.
Total network > Km 17,870
Ranked 39th.
6.54 million
Ranked 1st. 366 times more than Israel

Traffic index 184.77
Ranked 6th. 13% more than United States
163.55
Ranked 11th.
Vehicles > Per km of road 132.82
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than United States
37.69
Ranked 29th.

SOURCES: International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; traffic

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