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Highway Statistics 2008

Social and Demographic Characteristics for Selected Countries

April 2010
Table IN-2

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  ASIA EUROPE NORTH AMERICA
CHINA JAPAN FRANCE GERMANY UNITED KINGDOM CANADA MEXICO UNITED STATES
Population  1/ 1,338,612,968 127,078,679 64,057,792 82,329,758 61,113,205 33,487,208 111,211,789 307,212,123
Land Area  1/
(square kilometers)
9,569,901 364,485 640,053 348,672 241,930 9,093,507 1,943,945 9,161,966
Population Density
(persons per square kilometer)
139.9 348.7 100.1 236.1 252.6 3.7 57.2 33.5
GDP (trillion $)  1/
(Purchasing Power Parity)
$8.79 $4.14 $2.11 $2.81 $2.15 $1.29 $1.48 $14.26
GDP per Capita ($)  1/
(Purchasing power parity)
$6,600 $32,600 $32,800 $34,100 $35,200 $38,400 $13,500 $46,400

1/ Data source: "The World Fact Book" of the U.S. Central Intelligency Agency (CIA). Data is estimated as of July 2009.

Bar graphs referring to Population Density and GDP per Capita detailed in table IN-2 above.

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