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Transport > Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Rail lines (total route-km). Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Canada 1,691.95 2011
2 Namibia 1,439.96 1995
3 Finland 1,098.5 2011
4 Sweden 1,053.74 2011
5 New Zealand 1,020.31 1999
6 Djibouti 1,005.69 2005
7 Latvia 921.69 2011
8 Czech Republic 911.67 2011
9 Uruguay 893.73 2008
10 Kazakhstan 857.68 2011
11 Norway 830.59 2011
12 Hungary 791.54 2011
13 United States 733.38 2011
14 Slovakia 664.46 2011
15 Mongolia 658.63 2011
16 Romania 636.9 2011
17 Croatia 635.89 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 615.2 2011
18 Argentina 614.38 2011
19 Turkmenistan 609.99 2011
20 Austria 601.4 2011
21 Slovenia 598.19 2011
22 Russia 596.61 2011
23 Estonia 587.34 2011
24 Lithuania 583.14 2011
25 Belarus 580.91 2011
European Union average (profile) 559.29 2011
26 Serbia 559.05 2011
27 Bulgaria 557.68 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 544.48 2011
28 Luxembourg 530.53 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 523.15 2011
29 France 514.11 2011
30 Poland 511.29 2011
31 Gabon 508.14 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 505.55 2011
Europe average (profile) 501.89 2011
32 United Kingdom 501.51 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 498.48 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 494.18 2011
33 Ukraine 474.88 2011
34 European Union 465.25 2011
35 Cuba 449.65 2009
36 Switzerland 447.78 2011
37 Botswana 446.97 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 446.06 2011
38 South Africa 435.9 2011
39 Ireland 419.29 2011
40 Germany 412.09 2011
41 Australia 385.91 2011
42 Denmark 382.55 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 374.55 2011
43 Georgia 349.29 2011
44 Republic of Macedonia 332.24 2011
45 Spain 331.72 2011
46 Moldova 324.93 2011
47 Belgium 323.87 2011
48 Chile 309.21 2011
49 Italy 296.61 2011
50 Bolivia 286.79 2009
51 Armenia 278.67 2011
52 Portugal 269.3 2011
53 Bosnia and Herzegovina 267.23 2011
54 Swaziland 247.49 2011
55 Azerbaijan 226.64 2011
56 Greece 225.84 2011
57 Mexico 223.72 2011
58 Republic of the Congo 205.08 2008
59 Zimbabwe 202.05 2008
60 Mauritania 196.61 2011
61 Netherlands 180.67 2011
62 Japan 156.75 2011
63 Brazil 151.41 2011
64 Uzbekistan 144.06 2011
65 Albania 134.12 2011
66 Israel 133.15 2011
67 Turkey 131.32 2011
68 Mozambique 126.76 2011
69 Sudan 123.74 2011
70 Costa Rica 118.88 1996
71 Zambia 113.92 2004
72 Tunisia 104.84 2011
73 Syria 97.4 2011
74 Algeria 93 2011
75 Senegal 91.87 2000
76 Benin 84.47 2008
77 Iran 80.52 2011
78 Tajikistan 79.46 2011
79 Burma 77.97 1991
80 Kyrgyzstan 75.62 2011
81 Sri Lanka 72.36 2008
82 Peru 68.21 2011
83 South Korea 67.88 2011
84 Mali 67.35 2002
85 Thailand 66.53 2011
86 Morocco 65.78 2011
87 Egypt 65.43 2011
88 Tanzania 65.09 2006
89 Iraq 63.76 2011
90 Malaysia 57.89 2011
91 Democratic Republic of the Congo 56.95 2011
92 Malawi 56.37 2008
93 India 52.39 2011
94 Kenya 52.15 2006
95 China 49.28 2011
96 Cambodia 48.67 2005
97 Jordan 47.57 2011
98 Cameroon 46.18 2011
99 Pakistan 44.23 2011
100 Madagascar 42.86 2008
101 Ghana 41.24 2008
102 Burkina Faso 38.89 2011
103 Saudi Arabia 36.74 2011
104 Colombia 36.5 2009
105 Cote d'Ivoire 32.96 2011
106 Vietnam 26.72 2011
107 Nigeria 23.97 2007
108 Bangladesh 18.55 2011
109 Ethiopia 15.7 1991
110 Indonesia 14.39 2008
111 Venezuela 11.95 2008
112 Uganda 9.33 2004
113 Philippines 5.3 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Railways > Rail lines > Total route-km per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Transportation, Water, and Information and Communications Technologies Department, Transport Division. 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Railways/Rail-lines/Total-route--km-per-million

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