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Transport > Railways > Total 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Australia 1,770.22 km 2008
2 Canada 1,401.3 km 2008
3 Sweden 1,261.76 km 2008
4 Namibia 1,245.5 km 2008
5 Finland 1,090.45 km 2008
6 Latvia 1,014.08 km 2008
7 Saint Kitts and Nevis 978.28 km 2008
8 Antigua and Barbuda 975.03 km 2001
9 New Zealand 966.99 km 2008
10 Kazakhstan 962.23 km 2008
11 Czech Republic 922.84 km 2008
12 Hungary 918.72 km 2009
13 Estonia 892.09 km 2008
14 Norway 851.98 km 2009
15 Argentina 791.64 km 2008
16 Austria 767.55 km 2008
17 United States 751.67 km 2007
18 Ireland 731.41 km 2008
19 Fiji 707.47 km 2008
20 Mongolia 687.47 km 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 685.33 km 2006
21 Slovakia 669.92 km 2008
22 Switzerland 639.15 km 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 629.61 km 2006
23 Croatia 614.59 km 2009
24 Russia 611.63 km 2006
25 Slovenia 608.49 km 2007
26 Turkmenistan 605.99 km 2008
European Union average (profile) 601.7 km 2006
27 Poland 585.35 km 2007
28 Belarus 581.13 km 2008
29 Bulgaria 563.27 km 2008
30 Luxembourg 562.77 km 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 558.7 km 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 551.64 km 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 550.45 km 2006
31 Gabon 548.95 km 2008
32 Lithuania 529.43 km 2009
33 Germany 510.24 km 2008
34 Romania 501.45 km 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 500.41 km 2006
35 Uruguay 486.66 km 2010
36 Denmark 485.47 km 2008
37 Ukraine 470.28 km 2009
38 Botswana 459.22 km 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 455.98 km 2006
39 European Union 455.62 km 2008
40 France 453.82 km 2008
41 South Africa 427.77 km 2008
42 Cuba 373.95 km 2006
43 Georgia 367.72 km 2008
44 Bolivia 356.31 km 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 348.96 km 2006
45 Suriname 340.96 km 2003
46 Spain 335.59 km 2008
47 Italy 329.74 km 2008
48 Azerbaijan 326.13 km 2009
49 Chile 325.76 km 2008
50 Moldova 318.76 km 2008
51 Belgium 301.87 km 2008
52 Albania 283.85 km 2008
53 Armenia 283.8 km 2008
54 United Kingdom 268.01 km 2008
55 Portugal 262.28 km 2008
56 Swaziland 260.85 km 2008
57 Bosnia and Herzegovina 258.99 km 2008
58 Liechtenstein 256.94 km 2006
59 Guyana 250.11 km 2001
60 Zimbabwe 240.69 km 2008
61 Greece 226.75 km 2008
62 Mauritania 221.45 km 2006
63 North Korea 215.08 km 2009
64 Mozambique 210.3 km 2008
65 Tunisia 209.8 km 2008
66 Japan 207.24 km 2009
Religious countries average (profile) 199.52 km 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 195.45 km 2006
67 Dominican Republic 182.97 km 2008
68 Sudan 175.62 km 2008
69 Netherlands 175.19 km 2009
70 Zambia 173.16 km 2008
71 Mexico 152.36 km 2008
72 Angola 150.92 km 2008
73 Brazil 150.48 km 2008
74 Uzbekistan 133.5 km 2008
75 Israel 129.84 km 2008
76 Turkey 123.6 km 2008
77 Djibouti 123.44 km 2008
78 Liberia 116.81 km 2008
79 Iran 116.18 km 2008
80 Guinea 114.88 km 2008
81 Algeria 111.21 km 2008
82 Jamaica 103.59 km 2003
83 Syria 100.85 km 2008
84 Lebanon 95.79 km 2008
85 Tajikistan 93.47 km 2008
86 Togo 88.85 km 2008
87 Kyrgyzstan 88.37 km 2008
88 Jordan 87.63 km 2008
89 Tanzania 87.1 km 2008
90 Colombia 84.2 km 2008
91 Burma 77.29 km 2008
92 Iraq 77.2 km 2008
93 Senegal 74.03 km 2008
94 Sri Lanka 72.31 km 2007
95 Kenya 71.65 km 2008
96 Egypt 71.64 km 2009
97 Peru 69.48 km 2008
98 South Korea 69.07 km 2008
99 Democratic Republic of the Congo 68.12 km 2008
100 Malaysia 67.72 km 2008
101 Ecuador 66.49 km 2008
102 Benin 64.41 km 2008
103 Morocco 61.61 km 2008
104 Thailand 61.51 km 2008
105 Costa Rica 61.33 km 2008
106 China 58.76 km 2008
107 Eritrea 56.85 km 2008
108 Malawi 56.37 km 2008
109 India 53.79 km 2009
110 Saudi Arabia 52.79 km 2008
111 Monaco 52.06 km 2002
112 Cameroon 50.37 km 2008
113 Cambodia 48.03 km 2010
114 Pakistan 47.53 km 2007
115 El Salvador 46 km 2008
116 Mali 45.14 km 2008
117 Madagascar 42.86 km 2008
118 Burkina Faso 42.43 km 2008
119 Ghana 40.98 km 2008
120 Uganda 39.15 km 2008
121 Brunei 38.34 km 2001
122 Indonesia 36.41 km 2008
123 Cote d'Ivoire 36.14 km 2008
124 Venezuela 28.66 km 2008
125 Vietnam 27.57 km 2008
126 Puerto Rico 25.23 km 2006
127 Guatemala 24.33 km 2008
128 Nigeria 23.18 km 2008
129 Panama 21.39 km 2008
130 Sierra Leone 19.55 km 2001
131 Bangladesh 18.71 km 2008
132 Philippines 10.65 km 2010
133 Honduras 10.04 km 2009
134 Singapore 9.38 km 2003
135 Ethiopia 8.24 km 2008
136 Paraguay 5.77 km 2008
137 Hong Kong 5.06 km 2001
138 Haiti 4.59 km 2001
139 Nepal 2.25 km 2008
140 Afghanistan 1.15 km 2001
141 Nicaragua 1.09 km 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Railways > Total 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/Total-per-million

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