Railways passengers carried measured by mil passenger-km reached 4,300 mil km in 2016 in European Union, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 24 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, railways passengers carried measured by mil passenger-km in European Union reached an all time high of 6,907 mil km in 1981 and an all time low of 4,300 mil km in 2016. When compared to European Union's main peers, railways passengers carried measured by mil passenger-km in China amounted to 695,955 mil km, 204,025 mil km in Japan, 124,461 mil km in Russia and 10,492 mil km in USA in 2016.
European Union has been ranked 27th within the group of 58 countries we follow in terms of railways passengers carried measured by mil passenger-km, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
|Railways Passengers Carried (mil passenger-km)||Unit||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|European Union||mil km||5,761||5,887||5,904||6,008||5,655|
|South Korea||mil km||21,603||22,112||22,626||23,071||23,450|