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Transport > Roads Stats: compare key data on Ethiopia & United States

Definitions

  • Goods transported > Million ton-km: Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled."
  • Goods transported > Million ton-km > Per capita: Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people: Motor vehicles (per 1,000 people). Motor vehicles include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Population refers to midyear population in the year for which data are available.
  • Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people: Passenger cars (per 1,000 people). Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).
  • Passengers carried > Million passenger-km > Per capita: Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Paved > % of total roads: Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length."
  • Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km: Roads, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled.
  • Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000: Roads, goods transported (million ton-km). Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km: Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled.
  • Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per 1000: Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km). Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Roads, paved > % of total roads: Roads, paved (% of total roads). Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length.
  • Roads, total network > Km: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
  • Roads, total network > Km per 1000: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total network > Km: Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions."
  • Vehicles > Per km of road: Vehicles (per km of road). Vehicles per kilometer of road include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers. Roads refer to motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other roads. A motorway is a road specially designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.
STAT Ethiopia United States HISTORY
Goods transported > Million ton-km 2,455.7
Ranked 31st.
1.89 million
Ranked 1st. 770 times more than Ethiopia

Goods transported > Million ton-km > Per capita 0.037 per 1,000 people
Ranked 37th.
6.32 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 171 times more than Ethiopia

Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 3
Ranked 144th.
797
Ranked 2nd. 266 times more than Ethiopia

Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 1
Ranked 142nd.
423
Ranked 30th. 423 times more than Ethiopia

Passengers carried > Million passenger-km > Per capita 3.33 per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th.
26.56 per 1,000 people
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Ethiopia

Paved > % of total roads 12.8%
Ranked 38th.
65.34%
Ranked 26th. 5 times more than Ethiopia

Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km 2,455.7
Ranked 30th.
2.13 million
Ranked 2nd. 866 times more than Ethiopia

Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 0.0361
Ranked 38th.
6.93
Ranked 4th. 192 times more than Ethiopia

Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 219,113
Ranked 6th.
6.83 million
Ranked 1st. 31 times more than Ethiopia

Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per 1000 3.22
Ranked 12th.
22.08
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Ethiopia

Roads, paved > % of total roads 13.7%
Ranked 54th.
100%
Ranked 11th. 7 times more than Ethiopia

Roads, total network > Km 44,359
Ranked 46th.
6.55 million
Ranked 1st. 148 times more than Ethiopia

Roads, total network > Km per 1000 0.551
Ranked 84th.
21.16
Ranked 10th. 38 times more than Ethiopia

Total network > Km 42,429
Ranked 30th.
6.54 million
Ranked 1st. 154 times more than Ethiopia

Vehicles > Per km of road 5
Ranked 72nd.
37.69
Ranked 29th. 8 times more than Ethiopia

SOURCES: International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and data files.; International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted. 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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