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United States

United States Highways Stats

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 AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Paved 4.15 million km 2002 1st out of 6
Paved > Per capita 14.39 km per 1,000 people 2002 2nd out of 4
Paved per 1000 14.42 km 2002 2nd out of 4
Total 6.41 million km 2002 1st out of 5
Total > Per capita 22.22 km per 1,000 people 2002 2nd out of 3
Total per 1000 22.27 km 2002 2nd out of 3
Unpaved 2.26 million km 2002 1st out of 5
Unpaved > Per capita 7.83 km per 1,000 people 2002 2nd out of 3
Unpaved per 1000 7.85 km 2002 2nd out of 3

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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"United States Highways Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/United-States/Transport/Highways

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