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Transport > Roads Stats: compare key data on Switzerland & United Kingdom

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  • 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, 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, 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.
  • Time index: Time Index is an average one way time needed to transport, in minutes.
  • 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."
  • Traffic index: Traffic Index is a composite index of time consumed in traffic due to job commute, estimation of time consumption dissatisfaction, CO2 consumption estimation in traffic and overall inefficiencies in the traffic system.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
STAT Switzerland United Kingdom HISTORY
Goods transported > Million ton-km 16,337
Ranked 23th.
166,728
Ranked 9th. 10 times more than Switzerland

Goods transported > Million ton-km > Per capita 2.19 per 1,000 people
Ranked 18th.
2.76 per 1,000 people
Ranked 15th. 26% more than Switzerland

Motor vehicles > Per 1,000 people 566.03
Ranked 20th. 9% more than United Kingdom
518.55
Ranked 30th.

Passenger cars > Per 1,000 people 520.8
Ranked 14th. 14% more than United Kingdom
456.7
Ranked 25th.

Passengers carried > Million passenger-km > Per capita 12.48 per 1,000 people
Ranked 4th. 2% more than United Kingdom
12.22 per 1,000 people
Ranked 9th.

Paved > % of total roads 100%
Ranked 6th. The same as United Kingdom
100%
Ranked 5th.

Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km 16,800
Ranked 33th.
146,685
Ranked 13th. 9 times more than Switzerland

Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km 96,066
Ranked 20th.
700,300
Ranked 7th. 7 times more than Switzerland

Roads, passengers carried > Million passenger-km per 1000 12.28
Ranked 8th. 9% more than United Kingdom
11.25
Ranked 15th.

Roads, total network > Km 71,456
Ranked 38th.
419,628
Ranked 9th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Roads, total network > Km per 1000 9.13
Ranked 26th. 36% more than United Kingdom
6.74
Ranked 37th.

Time index 26.29
Ranked 13th.
36.44
Ranked 17th. 39% more than Switzerland
Total network > Km 71,354
Ranked 24th.
420,009
Ranked 10th. 6 times more than Switzerland

Traffic index 86.39
Ranked 15th.
136.82
Ranked 17th. 58% more than Switzerland
Vehicles > Per km of road 61.99
Ranked 13th.
76.9
Ranked 9th. 24% more than Switzerland

Roads, paved > % of total roads 100%
Ranked 7th. The same as United Kingdom
100%
Ranked 6th.

Roads, goods transported > Million ton-km per 1000 2.15
Ranked 31st.
2.36
Ranked 30th. 10% more than Switzerland

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.; traffic

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