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Japan's Total number of railroad route miles (Transition,Comparison)

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What does "Total number of railroad route miles" mean?Rail lines are the length of railway route available for train service, irrespective of the number of parallel tracks.

Japan's Total number of railroad route miles

Japan's "Total number of railroad route miles" is 19,123[total route-km].(2018's Research)

Japan's Total number of railroad route miles(2018)
CountryTotal number of railroad route miles
Japan19,123[total route-km]

※Source:worldbank.org Details
The newest updated about survey by worldbank.org for 2018.
(Confirmed on March 20, 2021, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2020 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Total number of railroad route miles(1995 - current year)

So how has the current "19,123[total route-km]" Total number of railroad route miles in Japan changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Total number of railroad route miles" in Japan from 1995 to 2018.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1995 to 2018 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Total number of railroad route miles" with over 270 statistics for Japan.

Changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Total number of railroad route miles" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of Japan's "Total number of railroad route miles".

The entire history of Japan's world ranking from 1995 to 2018 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
Japan is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where Japan's "Total number of railroad route miles" has been ranked in the world.

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Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the Japan' Total number of railroad route miles graph above.

Transition Chart Of Japan's Total number of railroad route miles(1995 - 2018)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

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Line 1:Years, Line 2:Total number of railroad route miles

Also below is a list of "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles" from 1995 to 2018. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on Japan's Total number of railroad route miles(1995 to 2018) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Year199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Total number of railroad route miles[total route-km]20,134.0020,223.0020,243.0020,170.0029,804.0029,799.0029,809.0022,197.0020,067.3027,591.3020,052.3020,049.5020,047.6020,036.3024,506.0020,140.3020,087.4019,435.4019,435.5016,703.2016,704.4012,835.4016,976.4019,122.50
year-on-year(+-)-8920-739,634-510-7,612-2,1307,524-7,539-2.8-1.9-11.34,470-4,366-52.9-6520.1-2,7321.2-3,8694,1412,146
year-on-year(%)-100.44100.199.64147.7699.98100.0374.4690.41137.4972.6899.9999.9999.94122.3182.1999.7496.7510085.94100.0176.84132.26112.64

If you look at the graph above of "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles", you will see that the data for 2001 is the highest, and the data for 2018, the latest year for which statistics are available, is lower than that.

However, it is higher than the previous year's figure of "16976.4" in 2017, so it is highly likely that "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles" will rise again in the future.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Total number of railroad route miles, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in Japan (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? Japan vs USA )

How high or low is "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles"?

Comparing Total number of railroad route miles in Japan, Mexico and Ethiopia

First, let's compare "Total number of railroad route miles" in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have the world's closest populations to Japan.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Total number of railroad route miles(Japan vs Mexico vs Ethiopia )

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing Total number of railroad route miles in Mexico and Ethiopia, which have similar populations to Japan.
CountryPopulationTotal number of railroad route miles
Mexico127,575,52914,388[total route-km]
Japan126,264,93119,123[total route-km]
Ethiopia112,078,727754[total route-km]

Looking at the table above comparing Total number of railroad route miles, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Japanand Ethiopia are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Total number of railroad route miles".

Japan VS USA vs China

Next, we will compare "Total number of railroad route miles" in Japan with that in USA and China.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Total number of railroad route miles(Japan vs USA vs China)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

A chart comparing "Total number of railroad route miles" in USA and China and Japan.
CountryPopulationTotal number of railroad route miles
China1,397,715,00067,515[total route-km]
United States of America328,329,953150,462[total route-km]
Japan126,264,93119,123[total route-km]

From the above graph, we can see that among the United States, China, and Japan, Japan has the third highest number of "Total number of railroad route miles".

In particular, when compared to United States of America, United States of America has 7.9 times more "Total number of railroad route miles".

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Where does Japan rank in the world in terms of the "Total number of railroad route miles"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where Japan ranks in the world's "Total number of railroad route miles".

Japan ranks 9th in the world in "Total number of railroad route miles"

First, let's take a look at "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Total number of railroad route miles" ranking chart.

The world Total number of railroad route miles ranking chart:Japan ranks 9th
RankCountryTotal number of railroad route miles
[total route-km]
5Canada47,687
6Germany33,440
7France28,241
8Ukraine21,626
9Japan19,123
10Poland18,536
11Argentina17,866
12Italy16,781
13United Kingdom16,295
14Kazakhstan16,061

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Ranking of the world's highest "Total number of railroad route miles"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Total number of railroad route miles", Japan ranks 9th out of 68 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that Japan is one of the top ten countries in the world with a very high level of "Total number of railroad route miles".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Total number of railroad route miles" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Total number of railroad route miles"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Total number of railroad route miles", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Total number of railroad route miles"

World Average vs Japan vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Total number of railroad route miles" with Japan.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Total number of railroad route miles(World Average vs Japan vs Global Median)

※Source:worldbank.org Details

Chart comparing Total number of railroad route miles in Japan with the world median (3,683) and average (12,001)
CountryTotal number of railroad route miles
Japan19,123[total route-km]
Average12,001[total route-km]
Median3,683[total route-km]

※Source:worldbank.org Details

From the table here, we can see that "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles" is 1.59 times higher than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 3,683, we can see that Japan's Total number of railroad route miles "19122.5[total route-km]" is higher (5.19 times) than the median.

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Title"Japan's Total number of railroad route miles"
Unittotal route-km
Period1995 to 2018
Lastmodified2021-03-20T10:55:04+0900
LicenseCC BY 4.0
Sourceworldbank.org - Internation Union of Railways ( UIC )

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Frequently Asked Questions about "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles"

What is the latest data on "Total number of railroad route miles" in Japan?The latest "Total number of railroad route miles" in Japan that we can find in 2021 is 19,123[total route-km]. This data is from the 2018 worldbank.org survey and is in unit of total route-km. More details.
By what percentage did "Total number of railroad route miles" in Japan increase from the previous year?It has increased by 12.64% from the previous year (2017). And "Total number of railroad route miles" in the previous year is 16,976.40[total route-km] Show the trend graph from 1995 to 2018.
When was the last year that Japan's "Total number of railroad route miles" was at its highest?The year 2001 was the highest year. (29,809.00[total route-km])
When was the last year that Japan's "Total number of railroad route miles" was at its lowest?The year 2016 was the lowest year. (12,835.40[total route-km])
How many times higher is "Japan's Total number of railroad route miles" than in the US?"Japan's Total number of railroad route miles" is 0.13 times that of the United States.Show graph
What is Japan's ranking in the world for "Total number of railroad route miles"?Japan is ranked 9th in the world.View the world ranking table of "Total number of railroad route miles".
Which countries have a similar "Total number of railroad route miles" to Japan?Ukraine (21,626[total route-km]) and Poland (18,536[total route-km]) have very similar data.
How many times is "Total number of railroad route miles" in Japan compared to the world average?It is 1.59 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is Japan's Total number of railroad route miles higher than the world median? It is 5.19 times higher than the world median.