Length of the railway infrastructure in metres per 1000 inhabitants.
Eurostat (2001): Transport in figures. Stat. Pocketbook. Office for Official Publicatons of the EU, Luxembourg. Eurostat (2003): Stat. yearbook on candidate countries. Office for Official Publicatons of the EU. Eurostat, online datatabase, extr.: 03.2007 (*)
metres railway line per 1000 inhabitants
The data for UK refers only to Great Britain. Northern Ireland is not included. Data on railway line length for UK (2002 and 2003) are provisional. Data on 'Length of railway line in metres per 1000 inhabitants' are calculated on the basis of Eurostat data (see source) on 'Length of railway lines in km' and 'Population on 1st January of each year'.
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For some indicators two different data sources have been used. The
question is the same, but the time and the method for data collection,
e.g. sample size, could be different. Therefore some caution is
needed in the interpretation of the time series where different
data sources have been used.
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