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International Transport Statistics Database

Transport in Czech Republic

Description Value
Land Area
Lengths of Roads
Length of Railways
GDP per person

The Czech Republic is one of the most prosperous of the post-Communist states, and has been recovering from recession since the late 1990s. Socio-economic changes in the 1980s and 1990s brought about significant changes in transport, traffic behavior and road safety with the increase in motorisation and passenger car transport accompanied by unusually high growth of the road accident rate. The Czech Republic has the lowest population of all the countries included in the Transport Statistics database at just over 10 million, and falling. Seventy-five per cent live in urban areas. Despite having one of the highest road densities, the length of the motorway network remains low at 550km.

Road Safety in Czech Republic

Although road accident deaths are falling, the fatality rate per population is moderately high, similar to that in the USA.

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Further Information

The information you see above is just a sample of what we have available in the Transport Statistics Database. Additional information can be accessed by using the Table & Graph Builder. Data about the Czech Republic can be found in the following data sets:

  • General & Infrastructure
  • Energy & Emissions
  • Safety
  • Traffic & Travel
  • Vehicle Stock

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Published Date: 13 April 2008

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