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Transport > Highways Stats: compare key data on Sweden & United States

Definitions

  • Paved: total length of the paved parts of the highway system
  • Paved > Per capita: total length of the paved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Paved per 1000: total length of the paved parts of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total: total length of the highway system
  • Total > Per capita: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total per 1000: total length of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Unpaved: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system
  • Unpaved > Per capita: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Unpaved per 1000: total length of the unpaved parts of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT Sweden United States HISTORY
Paved 166,523 km
Ranked 7th.
4.15 million km
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than Sweden

Paved > Per capita 18.78 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 31% more than United States
14.39 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd.

Paved per 1000 18.77 km
Ranked 5th. 30% more than United States
14.42 km
Ranked 2nd.

Total 212,402 km
Ranked 8th.
6.41 million km
Ranked 1st. 30 times more than Sweden

Total > Per capita 23.95 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 6th. 8% more than United States
22.22 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd.

Total per 1000 23.94 km
Ranked 6th. 7% more than United States
22.27 km
Ranked 2nd.

Unpaved 45,879 km
Ranked 15th.
2.26 million km
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than Sweden

Unpaved > Per capita 5.17 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 13th.
7.83 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 51% more than Sweden

Unpaved per 1000 5.17 km
Ranked 13th.
7.85 km
Ranked 2nd. 52% more than Sweden

SOURCES: All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. 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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