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Highway Statistics Series

Highway Statistics 1998


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TRANSPORTATION INDICATORS FOR SELECTED COUNTRIES – 1997

OCTOBER 1999
TABLE IN-3

  ASIA EUROPE AMERICA
JAPAN 1/ FRANCE GERMANY SWEDEN UNITED KINGDOM CANADA 1/ CHILE 1/ MEXICO 1/ UNITED STATES
Number of Automobiles 46,868,712 25,900,000 41,371,992 3,702,778 21,881,000 13,217,336 1,017,052 8,607,000 129,748,704
Number of Motorcycles and Mopeds 2/ 15,262,000 2,990,000 2,716,780 244,925 626,000 310,788 32,179 270,000 3,786,303
Number of Buses 242,243 82,000 84,019 14,844 78,000 64,155 34,734 139,000 697,548
Number of Trucks 21,694,118 5,255,000 4,215,718 321,749 3,017,000 3,579,497
3/
552,091 4,287,000 77,307,408
Automobiles per 1000 Persons 372.2 441.9 504.1 417.7 379.9 435.7 70.5 88.2 484.8
Motorcycle and Mopeds per 1000 Persons 121.2 51.0 33.1 27.6 10.9 10.2 2.2 2.8 14.1
Buses per 1000 Persons 1.9 1.4 1.0 1.7 1.4 2.1 2.4 1.4 2.6
Trucks per 1000 Persons   172.3 89.7 51.4 36.3 52.4 117.9 38.3 43.9 288.9

Sources: Prepared from "World Road Statistics," International Road Federation, 1999, "1997 Highway Statistics ," FHWA.

1/ The data are for 1996.

2/ Data for Canada are for 1995.

3/ Trucks for Canada in 1997 do not include Road Tractors.

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