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Highway Statistics 2009

Social and Demographic Characteristics for Selected Countries

September 2010
Table IN-2

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  ASIA EUROPE NORTH AMERICA
CHINA
JAPAN
FRANCE
GERMANY
U.K.
CANADA
MEXICO
U.S.
Population  1/ 1,330,141,295 126,804,433 64,057,792 82,282,988 61,284,806 33,759,742 112,468,855 310,232,863
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)
139.0 347.9 100.1 236.0 253.3 3.7 57.9 33.9
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 Intelligence Agency (CIA). Data for population is estimated as of July 2010, and 2009 for GDP data..

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

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