Railways Passengers Carried (mil passenger-km) fell 24% to 4,300 mil km in European Union in 2016

Railways Passengers Carried (mil passenger-km) (mil km)
Transport | European Union | May 17, 2019
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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
Canada mil km 1,357 1,342 1,331 1,300 1,322
China mil km 815,699 795,639 794,062 807,065 723,006
European Union mil km 5,761 5,887 5,904 6,008 5,655
Germany mil km 77,567 80,210 79,906 79,339 79,257
India mil km 978,508 1,046,522 1,046,522 1,140,412 1,147,190
Japan mil km 184,791 253,788 260,014 255,881 265,063
Mexico mil km 449 449 449 479 ... ... ...
Russia mil km 139,842 144,612 138,517 223,420 206,513
South Korea mil km 21,603 22,112 22,626 23,071 23,450
USA mil km 10,570 10,950 10,960 10,741 10,519