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Transport > Railways > Total > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Christmas IslandXmas Island 12.84 km per 1,000 people 2010
2 AustraliaAustralia 1.8 km per 1,000 people 2008
3 CanadaCanada 1.41 km per 1,000 people 2008
4 SwedenSweden 1.29 km per 1,000 people 2008
5 NamibiaNamibia 1.26 km per 1,000 people 2008
6 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 1.26 km per 1,000 people 2008
7 FinlandFinland 1.1 km per 1,000 people 2008
8 LatviaLatvia 1.02 km per 1,000 people 2008
9 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 0.994 km per 1,000 people 2001
10 New ZealandNew Zealand 0.989 km per 1,000 people 2008
11 KazakhstanKazakhstan 0.983 km per 1,000 people 2008
12 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 0.941 km per 1,000 people 2008
13 EstoniaEstonia 0.915 km per 1,000 people 2008
14 NorwayNorway 0.871 km per 1,000 people 2006
15 HungaryHungary 0.801 km per 1,000 people 2006
16 AustriaAustria 0.78 km per 1,000 people 2008
17 IrelandIreland 0.779 km per 1,000 people 2008
18 ArgentinaArgentina 0.776 km per 1,000 people 2008
19 United StatesUnited States 0.752 km per 1,000 people 2007
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 0.689 km per 1,000 people 2006
20 SlovakiaSlovakia 0.664 km per 1,000 people 2008
21 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 0.645 km per 1,000 people 2008
22 FijiFiji 0.641 km per 1,000 people 2008
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 0.633 km per 1,000 people 2006
23 CroatiaCroatia 0.614 km per 1,000 people 2006
24 RussiaRussia 0.612 km per 1,000 people 2006
25 SloveniaSlovenia 0.611 km per 1,000 people 2007
European Union averageEuropean Union average 0.605 km per 1,000 people 2006
26 MongoliaMongolia 0.604 km per 1,000 people 2008
27 BulgariaBulgaria 0.591 km per 1,000 people 2008
28 PolandPoland 0.579 km per 1,000 people 2007
29 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 0.575 km per 1,000 people 2008
30 BelarusBelarus 0.572 km per 1,000 people 2008
31 LuxembourgLuxembourg 0.566 km per 1,000 people 2008
Eurozone averageEurozone average 0.562 km per 1,000 people 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 0.555 km per 1,000 people 2006
NATO countries averageNATO average 0.552 km per 1,000 people 2006
32 GabonGabon 0.548 km per 1,000 people 2008
33 LithuaniaLithuania 0.521 km per 1,000 people 2006
34 GermanyGermany 0.509 km per 1,000 people 2008
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 0.499 km per 1,000 people 2006
35 UruguayUruguay 0.489 km per 1,000 people 2010
36 DenmarkDenmark 0.486 km per 1,000 people 2008
37 RomaniaRomania 0.485 km per 1,000 people 2008
38 UkraineUkraine 0.483 km per 1,000 people 2006
39 BotswanaBotswana 0.482 km per 1,000 people 2008
40 FranceFrance 0.481 km per 1,000 people 2006
41 European UnionEuropean Union 0.467 km per 1,000 people 2008
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 0.454 km per 1,000 people 2006
42 South AfricaSouth Africa 0.428 km per 1,000 people 2008
43 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 0.419 km per 1,000 people 2006
44 BoliviaBolivia 0.379 km per 1,000 people 2008
45 SpainSpain 0.378 km per 1,000 people 2008
46 SurinameSuriname 0.374 km per 1,000 people 2003
47 CubaCuba 0.374 km per 1,000 people 2006
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 0.349 km per 1,000 people 2006
48 GeorgiaGeorgia 0.348 km per 1,000 people 2008
49 ItalyItaly 0.339 km per 1,000 people 2008
50 ChileChile 0.333 km per 1,000 people 2008
51 BelgiumBelgium 0.311 km per 1,000 people 2008
52 ArmeniaArmenia 0.285 km per 1,000 people 2008
53 ZimbabweZimbabwe 0.271 km per 1,000 people 2008
54 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 0.27 km per 1,000 people 2008
55 SwazilandSwaziland 0.267 km per 1,000 people 2008
56 MoldovaMoldova 0.263 km per 1,000 people 2008
57 PortugalPortugal 0.261 km per 1,000 people 2008
58 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 0.258 km per 1,000 people 2006
59 GuyanaGuyana 0.251 km per 1,000 people 2001
60 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 0.25 km per 1,000 people 2006
61 AlbaniaAlbania 0.248 km per 1,000 people 2008
62 GreeceGreece 0.238 km per 1,000 people 2008
63 North KoreaNorth Korea 0.232 km per 1,000 people 2006
64 MauritaniaMauritania 0.227 km per 1,000 people 2006
65 MozambiqueMozambique 0.225 km per 1,000 people 2008
66 AngolaAngola 0.221 km per 1,000 people 2008
67 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 0.218 km per 1,000 people 2008
68 TunisiaTunisia 0.209 km per 1,000 people 2008
69 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 0.204 km per 1,000 people 2008
70 DjiboutiDjibouti 0.198 km per 1,000 people 2008
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 0.198 km per 1,000 people 2006
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 0.197 km per 1,000 people 2006
71 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 0.188 km per 1,000 people 2008
72 ZambiaZambia 0.185 km per 1,000 people 2008
73 JapanJapan 0.184 km per 1,000 people 2006
74 NetherlandsNetherlands 0.171 km per 1,000 people 2006
75 MexicoMexico 0.159 km per 1,000 people 2008
76 SudanSudan 0.149 km per 1,000 people 2008
77 BrazilBrazil 0.147 km per 1,000 people 2008
78 UzbekistanUzbekistan 0.133 km per 1,000 people 2008
79 IsraelIsrael 0.133 km per 1,000 people 2008
80 LiberiaLiberia 0.129 km per 1,000 people 2008
81 IranIran 0.128 km per 1,000 people 2008
82 TurkeyTurkey 0.121 km per 1,000 people 2008
83 GuineaGuinea 0.121 km per 1,000 people 2008
84 AlgeriaAlgeria 0.118 km per 1,000 people 2008
85 SyriaSyria 0.104 km per 1,000 people 2008
86 JamaicaJamaica 0.103 km per 1,000 people 2003
87 LebanonLebanon 0.101 km per 1,000 people 2008
88 HondurasHonduras 0.095 km per 1,000 people 2006
89 TajikistanTajikistan 0.094 km per 1,000 people 2008
90 TanzaniaTanzania 0.092 km per 1,000 people 2008
91 TogoTogo 0.091 km per 1,000 people 2008
92 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 0.088 km per 1,000 people 2008
93 ColombiaColombia 0.084 km per 1,000 people 2008
94 BurmaBurma 0.083 km per 1,000 people 2008
95 JordanJordan 0.082 km per 1,000 people 2008
96 IraqIraq 0.081 km per 1,000 people 2008
97 GuernseyGuernsey 0.077 km per 1,000 people 2003
98 MalaysiaMalaysia 0.073 km per 1,000 people 2008
99 KenyaKenya 0.073 km per 1,000 people 2008
100 South KoreaSouth Korea 0.07 km per 1,000 people 2008
101 SenegalSenegal 0.07 km per 1,000 people 2008
102 EcuadorEcuador 0.069 km per 1,000 people 2008
103 TaiwanTaiwan 0.069 km per 1,000 people 2007
104 Sri LankaSri Lanka 0.069 km per 1,000 people 2007
105 PeruPeru 0.068 km per 1,000 people 2008
106 BeninBenin 0.068 km per 1,000 people 2008
107 EgyptEgypt 0.067 km per 1,000 people 2006
108 Costa RicaCosta Rica 0.066 km per 1,000 people 2008
109 ThailandThailand 0.062 km per 1,000 people 2008
110 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 0.06 km per 1,000 people 2008
111 ChinaChina 0.059 km per 1,000 people 2008
112 MalawiMalawi 0.057 km per 1,000 people 2008
113 IndiaIndia 0.057 km per 1,000 people 2006
114 MoroccoMorocco 0.056 km per 1,000 people 2008
115 EritreaEritrea 0.056 km per 1,000 people 2008
116 CameroonCameroon 0.053 km per 1,000 people 2008
117 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 0.049 km per 1,000 people 2008
118 MaliMali 0.048 km per 1,000 people 2008
119 PakistanPakistan 0.047 km per 1,000 people 2007
120 MadagascarMadagascar 0.043 km per 1,000 people 2008
121 CambodiaCambodia 0.042 km per 1,000 people 2006
122 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 0.041 km per 1,000 people 2008
123 El SalvadorEl Salvador 0.04 km per 1,000 people 2008
124 GhanaGhana 0.04 km per 1,000 people 2008
125 UgandaUganda 0.04 km per 1,000 people 2008
126 BruneiBrunei 0.038 km per 1,000 people 2001
127 IndonesiaIndonesia 0.036 km per 1,000 people 2008
128 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 0.033 km per 1,000 people 2008
129 VenezuelaVenezuela 0.031 km per 1,000 people 2008
130 VietnamVietnam 0.027 km per 1,000 people 2008
131 GuatemalaGuatemala 0.026 km per 1,000 people 2008
132 NigeriaNigeria 0.024 km per 1,000 people 2008
133 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 0.024 km per 1,000 people 2006
134 PanamaPanama 0.023 km per 1,000 people 2008
135 BangladeshBangladesh 0.018 km per 1,000 people 2008
136 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 0.018 km per 1,000 people 2001
137 PhilippinesPhilippines 0.011 km per 1,000 people 2010
138 SingaporeSingapore 0.009 km per 1,000 people 2003
139 EthiopiaEthiopia 0.008 km per 1,000 people 2008
140 Hong KongHong Kong 0.005 km per 1,000 people 2001
141 ParaguayParaguay 0.005 km per 1,000 people 2008
142 HaitiHaiti 0.005 km per 1,000 people 2001
143 NepalNepal 0.002 km per 1,000 people 2008
144 NicaraguaNicaragua 0.001 km per 1,000 people 2006

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"All countries compared for Transport > Railways > Total (per capita)", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Railways/Total/Per-capita

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