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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 Island 12.84 km per 1,000 people 2010
2 Australia 1.8 km per 1,000 people 2008
3 Canada 1.41 km per 1,000 people 2008
4 Sweden 1.29 km per 1,000 people 2008
5 Namibia 1.26 km per 1,000 people 2008
6 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.26 km per 1,000 people 2008
7 Finland 1.1 km per 1,000 people 2008
8 Latvia 1.02 km per 1,000 people 2008
9 Antigua and Barbuda 0.994 km per 1,000 people 2001
10 New Zealand 0.989 km per 1,000 people 2008
11 Kazakhstan 0.983 km per 1,000 people 2008
12 Czech Republic 0.941 km per 1,000 people 2008
13 Estonia 0.915 km per 1,000 people 2008
14 Norway 0.871 km per 1,000 people 2006
15 Hungary 0.801 km per 1,000 people 2006
16 Austria 0.78 km per 1,000 people 2008
17 Ireland 0.779 km per 1,000 people 2008
18 Argentina 0.776 km per 1,000 people 2008
19 United States 0.752 km per 1,000 people 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.689 km per 1,000 people 2006
20 Slovakia 0.664 km per 1,000 people 2008
21 Switzerland 0.645 km per 1,000 people 2008
22 Fiji 0.641 km per 1,000 people 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.633 km per 1,000 people 2006
23 Croatia 0.614 km per 1,000 people 2006
24 Russia 0.612 km per 1,000 people 2006
25 Slovenia 0.611 km per 1,000 people 2007
European Union average (profile) 0.605 km per 1,000 people 2006
26 Mongolia 0.604 km per 1,000 people 2008
27 Bulgaria 0.591 km per 1,000 people 2008
28 Poland 0.579 km per 1,000 people 2007
29 Turkmenistan 0.575 km per 1,000 people 2008
30 Belarus 0.572 km per 1,000 people 2008
31 Luxembourg 0.566 km per 1,000 people 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 0.562 km per 1,000 people 2006
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.555 km per 1,000 people 2006
NATO countries average (profile) 0.552 km per 1,000 people 2006
32 Gabon 0.548 km per 1,000 people 2008
33 Lithuania 0.521 km per 1,000 people 2006
34 Germany 0.509 km per 1,000 people 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 0.499 km per 1,000 people 2006
35 Uruguay 0.489 km per 1,000 people 2010
36 Denmark 0.486 km per 1,000 people 2008
37 Romania 0.485 km per 1,000 people 2008
38 Ukraine 0.483 km per 1,000 people 2006
39 Botswana 0.482 km per 1,000 people 2008
40 France 0.481 km per 1,000 people 2006
41 European Union 0.467 km per 1,000 people 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.454 km per 1,000 people 2006
42 South Africa 0.428 km per 1,000 people 2008
43 Serbia and Montenegro 0.419 km per 1,000 people 2006
44 Bolivia 0.379 km per 1,000 people 2008
45 Spain 0.378 km per 1,000 people 2008
46 Suriname 0.374 km per 1,000 people 2003
47 Cuba 0.374 km per 1,000 people 2006
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.349 km per 1,000 people 2006
48 Georgia 0.348 km per 1,000 people 2008
49 Italy 0.339 km per 1,000 people 2008
50 Chile 0.333 km per 1,000 people 2008
51 Belgium 0.311 km per 1,000 people 2008
52 Armenia 0.285 km per 1,000 people 2008
53 Zimbabwe 0.271 km per 1,000 people 2008
54 United Kingdom 0.27 km per 1,000 people 2008
55 Swaziland 0.267 km per 1,000 people 2008
56 Moldova 0.263 km per 1,000 people 2008
57 Portugal 0.261 km per 1,000 people 2008
58 Liechtenstein 0.258 km per 1,000 people 2006
59 Guyana 0.251 km per 1,000 people 2001
60 Azerbaijan 0.25 km per 1,000 people 2006
61 Albania 0.248 km per 1,000 people 2008
62 Greece 0.238 km per 1,000 people 2008
63 North Korea 0.232 km per 1,000 people 2006
64 Mauritania 0.227 km per 1,000 people 2006
65 Mozambique 0.225 km per 1,000 people 2008
66 Angola 0.221 km per 1,000 people 2008
67 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.218 km per 1,000 people 2008
68 Tunisia 0.209 km per 1,000 people 2008
69 Congo, Republic of the 0.204 km per 1,000 people 2008
70 Djibouti 0.198 km per 1,000 people 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 0.198 km per 1,000 people 2006
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.197 km per 1,000 people 2006
71 Dominican Republic 0.188 km per 1,000 people 2008
72 Zambia 0.185 km per 1,000 people 2008
73 Japan 0.184 km per 1,000 people 2006
74 Netherlands 0.171 km per 1,000 people 2006
75 Mexico 0.159 km per 1,000 people 2008
76 Sudan 0.149 km per 1,000 people 2008
77 Brazil 0.147 km per 1,000 people 2008
78 Uzbekistan 0.133 km per 1,000 people 2008
79 Israel 0.133 km per 1,000 people 2008
80 Liberia 0.129 km per 1,000 people 2008
81 Iran 0.128 km per 1,000 people 2008
82 Turkey 0.121 km per 1,000 people 2008
83 Guinea 0.121 km per 1,000 people 2008
84 Algeria 0.118 km per 1,000 people 2008
85 Syria 0.104 km per 1,000 people 2008
86 Jamaica 0.103 km per 1,000 people 2003
87 Lebanon 0.101 km per 1,000 people 2008
88 Honduras 0.095 km per 1,000 people 2006
89 Tajikistan 0.094 km per 1,000 people 2008
90 Tanzania 0.092 km per 1,000 people 2008
91 Togo 0.091 km per 1,000 people 2008
92 Kyrgyzstan 0.088 km per 1,000 people 2008
93 Colombia 0.084 km per 1,000 people 2008
94 Burma 0.083 km per 1,000 people 2008
95 Jordan 0.082 km per 1,000 people 2008
96 Iraq 0.081 km per 1,000 people 2008
97 Guernsey 0.077 km per 1,000 people 2003
98 Malaysia 0.073 km per 1,000 people 2008
99 Kenya 0.073 km per 1,000 people 2008
100 South Korea 0.07 km per 1,000 people 2008
101 Senegal 0.07 km per 1,000 people 2008
102 Ecuador 0.069 km per 1,000 people 2008
103 Taiwan 0.069 km per 1,000 people 2007
104 Sri Lanka 0.069 km per 1,000 people 2007
105 Peru 0.068 km per 1,000 people 2008
106 Benin 0.068 km per 1,000 people 2008
107 Egypt 0.067 km per 1,000 people 2006
108 Costa Rica 0.066 km per 1,000 people 2008
109 Thailand 0.062 km per 1,000 people 2008
110 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.06 km per 1,000 people 2008
111 China 0.059 km per 1,000 people 2008
112 Malawi 0.057 km per 1,000 people 2008
113 India 0.057 km per 1,000 people 2006
114 Morocco 0.056 km per 1,000 people 2008
115 Eritrea 0.056 km per 1,000 people 2008
116 Cameroon 0.053 km per 1,000 people 2008
117 Saudi Arabia 0.049 km per 1,000 people 2008
118 Mali 0.048 km per 1,000 people 2008
119 Pakistan 0.047 km per 1,000 people 2007
120 Madagascar 0.043 km per 1,000 people 2008
121 Cambodia 0.042 km per 1,000 people 2006
122 Burkina Faso 0.041 km per 1,000 people 2008
123 El Salvador 0.04 km per 1,000 people 2008
124 Ghana 0.04 km per 1,000 people 2008
125 Uganda 0.04 km per 1,000 people 2008
126 Brunei 0.038 km per 1,000 people 2001
127 Indonesia 0.036 km per 1,000 people 2008
128 Cote d'Ivoire 0.033 km per 1,000 people 2008
129 Venezuela 0.031 km per 1,000 people 2008
130 Vietnam 0.027 km per 1,000 people 2008
131 Guatemala 0.026 km per 1,000 people 2008
132 Nigeria 0.024 km per 1,000 people 2008
133 Puerto Rico 0.024 km per 1,000 people 2006
134 Panama 0.023 km per 1,000 people 2008
135 Bangladesh 0.018 km per 1,000 people 2008
136 Sierra Leone 0.018 km per 1,000 people 2001
137 Philippines 0.011 km per 1,000 people 2010
138 Singapore 0.009 km per 1,000 people 2003
139 Ethiopia 0.008 km per 1,000 people 2008
140 Hong Kong 0.005 km per 1,000 people 2001
141 Paraguay 0.005 km per 1,000 people 2008
142 Haiti 0.005 km per 1,000 people 2001
143 Nepal 0.002 km per 1,000 people 2008
144 Nicaragua 0.001 km per 1,000 people 2006

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Railways > Total > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", 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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