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Railway Transport In tonne-km (As % of Total Inland Freight Transport) (%), 2015 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 31 countries in 2015, Latvia ranked the highest in railway transport in tonne-km as a share of total inland freight transport with 56.3% followed by Switzerland and Austria. On the other end of the scale was Ireland with 1.00%, Greece with 1.50% and Luxembourg with 2.20%.

Data for more countries are available at Railway Transport In tonne-km (As % of Total Inland Freight Transport) indicator page.

Railway Transport In tonne-km (As % of Total Inland Freight Transport) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria % 36.4% 39.0% 39.9% 40.8% 42.1%
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... 20.6% 21.2% 20.2% 19.8% 17.4%
Czech Republic % 22.1% 21.0% 20.7% 21.8% 20.3%
Estonia % 52.7% 54.2% 51.5% 47.0% 44.1%
Finland % 24.1% 24.8% 25.8% 26.6% 27.8%
France % 15.0% 13.5% 14.9% 15.2% 15.1%
Germany % 20.9% 22.2% 23.0% 23.1% 23.5%
Hungary % 17.1% 19.6% 20.0% 20.5% 20.5%
Latvia % 69.8% 61.9% 63.8% 64.2% 60.4%
Lithuania % 40.1% 40.9% 41.2% 37.7% 33.6%
Romania % 19.4% 23.5% 28.0% 24.2% 21.9%
Slovakia % 19.6% 22.0% 20.9% 19.8% 21.4%
Slovenia % 16.0% 17.7% 18.6% 17.9% 19.3%
Sweden % 36.8% 39.3% 38.2% 39.7% 38.5%
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 44.5% 45.6% 45.9% 46.0% 48.0%