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Transport > Pipelines Stats: compare key data on China & United States

Definitions

  • All types: The lengths and types of pipelines for transporting products like natural gas, crude oil, or petroleum products"
  • Gas: Total length of gas pipelines
  • Gas per million: Total length of gas pipelines. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Total length: Total length of all pipelines
  • Total length > Per $ GDP: Total length of all pipelines Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Total length per million: Total length of all pipelines. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
STAT China United States HISTORY
All types gas 15,890 km; oil 14,478 km; refined products 3,280 km (2004) petroleum products 244,620 km; natural gas 548,665 km (2003)
Gas 48,502 km
Ranked 2nd.
548,665 km
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than China
Gas per million 11.82 km
Ranked 85th.
1,760.87 km
Ranked 3rd. 149 times more than China
Total length 33,648 km
Ranked 9th.
793,285 km
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than China
Total length > Per $ GDP 20.4 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 78th.
67.99 km per $1 billion of GDP
Ranked 53th. 3 times more than China
Total length per million 25.67 km
Ranked 100th.
2,658.64 km
Ranked 5th. 104 times more than China

SOURCES: CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; 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.; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006. 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.

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