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Transport > Railways > Standard gauge per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry states the total route length of the railway network and of its component parts by gauge: broad, dual, narrow, standard, and other.
Standard gauge=1.435-m gauge. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Canada 1,401.3 km 2008
2 Sweden 1,254.71 km 2008
3 Australia 1,141.44 km 2008
4 Czech Republic 913.34 km 2008
5 Norway 851.98 km 2009
6 Hungary 778.44 km 2009
7 United States 751.67 km 2007
8 Austria 710.93 km 2008
9 Slovakia 642.36 km 2008
10 Croatia 614.59 km 2009
11 Slovenia 608.49 km 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 602.03 km 2005
12 Poland 568.75 km 2007
13 Luxembourg 562.77 km 2008
14 Gabon 548.95 km 2008
15 Liechtenstein 547 km 2002
16 Bulgaria 531.13 km 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 519.39 km 2006
17 Germany 507.14 km 2008
18 Romania 498.8 km 2008
19 Uruguay 486.66 km 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 486.01 km 2006
20 Denmark 485.47 km 2008
21 France 451.23 km 2008
22 Switzerland 444.19 km 2008
23 Cuba 373.95 km 2006
24 Italy 306.14 km 2008
25 Belgium 301.87 km 2008
26 Albania 283.85 km 2008
27 United Kingdom 263.07 km 2008
28 Bosnia and Herzegovina 258.99 km 2008
29 North Korea 215.08 km 2009
30 Mauritania 212.69 km 2008
31 Netherlands 175.19 km 2009
32 Suriname 164.32 km 2003
33 Mexico 152.36 km 2008
34 Greece 139.27 km 2008
35 Israel 129.84 km 2008
36 Turkey 123.6 km 2008
37 Iran 114.89 km 2008
38 Jamaica 103.59 km 2003
39 Liberia 93.94 km 2008
40 Syria 88.52 km 2008
41 Algeria 80.84 km 2008
42 Iraq 77.2 km 2008
43 Lebanon 76.2 km 2008
44 Egypt 71.64 km 2009
45 Argentina 70.07 km 2008
46 South Korea 69.07 km 2008
47 Morocco 61.61 km 2008
48 Peru 60.3 km 2008
49 China 58.19 km 2008
50 Saudi Arabia 52.79 km 2008
51 Monaco 52.06 km 2002
52 Tunisia 45.6 km 2008
53 Dominican Republic 38.46 km 2008
54 Japan 31.19 km 2009
55 Spain 30.56 km 2008
56 Venezuela 28.66 km 2008
57 Guinea 23.07 km 2008
58 Panama 21.39 km 2008
59 Lithuania 6.59 km 2009
60 Paraguay 5.77 km 2008
61 Moldova 3.92 km 2008
62 Colombia 3.32 km 2008
63 Belarus 2.62 km 2008
64 Vietnam 2.09 km 2008
65 Malaysia 2.09 km 2008
66 Brazil 1.01 km 2008
67 Thailand 0.438 km 2008
68 Nigeria 0.382 km 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Railways > Standard gauge per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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/Standard-gauge-per-million

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