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

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  • 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 United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Paved 371,913 km
Ranked 5th.
4.15 million km
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than United Kingdom

Paved > Per capita 6.33 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 12th.
14.39 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Paved per 1000 6.34 km
Ranked 11th.
14.42 km
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than United Kingdom

Total 371,913 km
Ranked 7th.
6.41 million km
Ranked 1st. 17 times more than United Kingdom

Total > Per capita 6.33 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 28th.
22.22 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Total per 1000 6.34 km
Ranked 27th.
22.27 km
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United Kingdom

Unpaved 0.0
Ranked 108th.
2.26 million km
Ranked 1st.

Unpaved > Per capita 0.0
Ranked 104th.
7.83 km per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd.

Unpaved per 1000 0.0
Ranked 105th.
7.85 km
Ranked 2nd.

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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