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Highway Statistics 2008

Transportation Indicators for Selected Countries (Metric) 1/

April 2010
Table IN-4

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  ASIA EUROPE NORTH AMERICA
CHINA
(2007)
JAPAN
(2007)
FRANCE
(2007)
GERMANY
(2007)
UNITED
KINGDOM
(2007)
CANADA
(2007)
MEXICO
(2007)
UNITED
STATES 2/
(2007)
Number of Automobiles 29,616,499 41,469,000 30,700,000 46,569,657 28,228,000 12,266,332 17,533,245 135,932,930
Number of Motorcycles
and Mopeds
87,217,276 1,479,000 2,535,000 3,969,103 1,263,000 443,000 868,587 7,138,476
Number of Buses 2,343,444 231,000 83,000 83,549 181,000 N/A 282,525 834,436
Number of Trucks
(Includes SUVs and Vans)
10,540,556 34,324,000 6,270,000 4,604,905 3,715,000 7,425,765 7,870,417 110,497,239
Automobiles
per 1000 Persons
22.1 326.3 479.3 558.9 461.9 366.3 157.7 442.5
Motorcycle and Mopeds
per 1000 Persons
65.2 11.6 39.6 47.6 20.7 13.2 7.8 23.2
Buses
per 1000 Persons
1.8 1.8 1.3 1.0 3.0 N/A 2.5 2.7
Trucks
per 1000 Persons
7.9 270.1 97.9 55.3 60.8 221.7 70.8 359.7

1/ SOURCES: Country data provided by the "World Road Statistics - 2009" of the International Road Federation, and United States data from "Highway Statistics 2007" table MV-1 of the Federal Highway Administration.

2/ Automobile data for the U.S. does not include SUVs and Vans. These are included as Truck Registrations.

Bar graphs referring to Automobile Registrations, Automobiles per 1,000 Persons and Trucks per 1,000 Persons detailed in table IN-4 above.

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