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United States

United States Roadways Stats

Definitions

  • Paved: This entry is derived from Transport > Roadways, which gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Paved per thousand people: This entry is derived from Transport > Roadways, which gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Total: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Total per 1000: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Unpaved: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.
  • Unpaved per 1000: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Paved 4.3 million km 2013 1st out of 159
Paved per thousand people 13.59 km 2013 10th out of 157
Total 6.59 million km 2013 1st out of 195
Total per 1000 21.4 km 2008 6th out of 43
Unpaved 2.28 million km 2012 1st out of 21
Unpaved per 1000 7.01 km 2008 4th out of 27

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. 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.; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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.

Citation

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

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