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International Transport Statistics Database

Transport in Germany

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Land Area
Lengths of Roads
Length of Railways
GDP per person

Germany has the largest population in Europe and is expected to peak between 2005 and 2010. With an area of 357,000 square kilometres, population density is similar to that in Britain. Eighty-nine per cent live in urban areas. Despite an extensive railway network, including the high-speed intercity rail system, between 80 and 85 per cent of distance travelled is by car.

Traffic & Travel in Germany

Passenger Traffic Volumes in Germany (Billion KM)

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The high level of car ownership in Germany has led to considerable use of the car. Relatively little use is made of domestic air travel.

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 Germany 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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