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

Definitions

  • Paved: total length of the paved parts of the highway system
  • Paved > Per capita: total length of the paved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Paved per 1000: total length of the paved parts of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total: total length of the highway system
  • Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total per 1000: total length of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Unpaved: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system
  • Unpaved > Per capita: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Unpaved per 1000: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Paved 534,471 km
Ranked 3rd.
4.15 million km
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Japan

Paved > Per capita 4.22 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th.
14.39 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Japan

Paved per 1000 4.22 km
Ranked 18th.
14.42 km
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Japan

Total 1.16 million km
Ranked 2nd.
6.41 million km
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Japan

Total > Per capita 9.17 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th.
22.22 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Japan

Total per 1000 9.17 km
Ranked 14th.
22.27 km
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Japan

Unpaved 627,423 km
Ranked 2nd.
2.26 million km
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Japan

Unpaved > Per capita 4.95 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th.
7.83 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 58% more than Japan

Unpaved per 1000 4.95 km
Ranked 13th.
7.85 km
Ranked 2nd. 58% more than Japan

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. 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.

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