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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Transport > Commute stats

Definitions

  • Distance: Distance. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Distance".
  • Time spent > On the bus: Bus Ride. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Bus Ride".
  • Time spent > On the train: Train Ride. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Train Ride".
  • Time spent > Total: Overall. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Overall".
  • Time spent > Waiting: Waiting. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Waiting".
  • Time spent > Walking: Walking. Based on 0-50 contributions for Argentina, Armenia, Austria and 63 more countries and 50-100 contributions for Australia, Brazil, Germany and 5 more countries and over 100 contributions for Canada, India, and United States. The surveys were conducted by numbeo.com from January, 2011 to February, 2014. See this sample survey for the United States, respondents were asked "Walking".
STAT Japan United States
Distance 18.88 km
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United States
8.79 km
Ranked 8th.
Time spent > On the bus 1.25 min
Ranked 12th.
1.45 min
Ranked 10th. 16% more than Japan
Time spent > On the train 28.62 min
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than United States
2.82 min
Ranked 5th.
Time spent > Total 42.56 min
Ranked 4th. 23% more than United States
34.57 min
Ranked 13th.
Time spent > Waiting 3.69 min
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United States
1.1 min
Ranked 15th.
Time spent > Walking 9 min
Ranked 28th.
22.86 min
Ranked 13th. 3 times more than Japan

SOURCES: traffic

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