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Table IN-1– Office of Highway Policy Information (OHPI) – FHWA

Highway Statistics Series

Highway Statistics 1998


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SOCIAL AND DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS

FOR SELECTED COUNTRIES – 1997

OCTOBER 1999
TABLE IN-1

  ASIA EUROPE AMERICA
JAPAN
FRANCE
GERMANY
SWEDEN
UNITED KINGDOM
CANADA
CHILE
MEXICO
U.S.
Population 125,732,794 58,609,285 82,071,765 8,865,051 57,591,677 30,337,334 14,418,800 97,563,374 267,636,061
Land Area
(square kilometers)
374,744 545,630 349,520 410,928 241,590 9,220,970 748,800 1,923,040 9,158,960
Population Density
(persons per square kilometer)
335.5 107.4 234.8 21.6 238.4 3.3 19.3 50.7 29.2
GDP (billion $)
(Purchasing Power equivalent)
$3,080.0 $1,320.0 $1,740.0 $176.2 $1,242.0 $658.0 $168.5 $694.3 $7,610.0
GDP per Capita ($)
$24,496 $22,522 $21,201 $19,876 $21,566 $21,689 $11,686 $7,116 $28,400
Percent of Surface Passenger 1/
Kilometers by Road Transport
69.3%
3/
92.2%
 
92.7%
 
94.2%
 
95.2%
 
99.7%
4/
N/A
 
N/A
 
99.0%
3/
Percent of Surface Freight 2/
Ton Kilometers by Road Transport
N/A
 
65.9%
 
62.4%
 
64.1%
 
84.3%
 
25.7%
4/
N/A
 
N/A
 
29.7%
3/

Source: Prepared from "The World Factbook," 1996 and 1997, Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, D.C., "OECD in Figures," 1998 Edition.

1/ Surface transport includes road and rail; road transport includes bus and automobile.

2/ Surface transport includes road and rail transport, inland waterways and pipelines.

2/ Surface transport includes road and rail transport, inland waterways and pipelines.

4/ Data are for 1995.

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