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Railway Transport In Passengers (As % of Total Inland Passenger Transport) (%), 2015 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 30 countries in 2015, Switzerland ranked the highest in railway transport in passengers as a share of total inland passenger transport with 19.1% followed by Austria and Netherlands. On the other end of the scale was Lithuania with 0.900%, Greece with 1.00% and Macedonia with 1.10%.

Data for more countries are available at Railway Transport In Passengers (As % of Total Inland Passenger Transport) indicator page.

Railway Transport In Passengers (As % of Total Inland Passenger Transport) Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria % 11.1% 11.0% 11.3% 11.8% 12.2%
Belgium % 7.50% 7.70% 7.70% 7.80% 8.20%
Czech Republic % 6.80% 7.50% 7.60% 8.30% 8.50%
Denmark % 9.50% 9.80% 10.0% 10.2% 10.3%
France % 9.40% 9.30% 9.30% 9.50% 9.40%
Germany % 7.90% 8.00% 8.20% 8.90% 8.50%
Hungary % 10.2% 10.0% 10.2% 10.1% 10.2%
Italy % 5.50% 5.50% 5.70% 6.40% 6.30%
Netherlands % 9.80% 10.2% 10.5% 11.0% 11.3%
Poland % 7.40% 7.10% 7.10% 7.20% 6.70%
Slovakia % 6.60% 6.70% 7.00% 7.10% 7.10%
Spain % 5.40% 5.40% 5.60% 5.60% 6.00%
Sweden % 8.70% 8.70% 8.70% 9.10% 9.10%
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 17.4% 17.6% 17.6% 17.2% 18.7%
United Kingdom % 6.90% 7.50% 7.90% 8.10% 8.30%