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Volume of goods transported by railways, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 50 countries was 142905 metric tons times kilometers. The highest value was in Russia: 2638562 metric tons times kilometers and the lowest value was in Albania: 25 metric tons times kilometers. The indicator is available from 1995 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: metric tons times kilometers; Source: The World Bank
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Countries Railway transport of goods, 2021 Global rank Available data
Russia 2638562 1 1995 - 2021
USA 2239401 2 1995 - 2021
India 719762 3 1995 - 2021
Australia 453091 4 1995 - 2021
Canada 430170 5 1996 - 2021
Germany 123067 6 1995 - 2021
Mexico 92437 7 1995 - 2021
Poland 54387 8 1995 - 2021
Belarus 44478 9 1995 - 2021
France 35751 10 1995 - 2021
Iran 32920 11 1995 - 2021
Uzbekistan 24619 12 1995 - 2021
Italy 24262 13 1995 - 2021
Sweden 23246 14 1995 - 2021
Austria 21781 15 1995 - 2021
Mongolia 18345 16 1996 - 2021
Czechia 16326 17 1995 - 2021
Turkey 15900 18 1995 - 2021
Lithuania 14566 19 1995 - 2021
Switzerland 12024 20 1995 - 2021
Hungary 11346 21 1995 - 2021
Finland 10749 22 1995 - 2021
Spain 10299 23 1995 - 2021
Slovakia 8580 24 1995 - 2021
Latvia 7367 25 1995 - 2021
Netherlands 7188 26 1995 - 2021
South Korea 6757 27 1995 - 2021
Azerbaijan 5316 28 1995 - 2021
Slovenia 4937 29 1995 - 2021
Bulgaria 4658 30 1995 - 2021
New Zealand 4444 31 1999 - 2021
Norway 4305 32 1995 - 2021
Georgia 3322 33 1995 - 2021
Croatia 3172 34 1995 - 2021
Morocco 3148 35 1995 - 2021
Serbia 2925 36 1995 - 2021
Portugal 2699 37 1995 - 2021
Estonia 2128 38 1995 - 2021
UA Emirates 1380 39 2018 - 2021
Israel 1085 40 1995 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 1003 41 1995 - 2021
Cameroon 874 42 1995 - 2021
Moldova 665 43 1995 - 2021
Greece 579 44 1995 - 2021
Tunisia 413 45 1995 - 2021
North Macedonia 375 46 1995 - 2021
DR Congo 192 47 1995 - 2021
Luxembourg 176 48 1995 - 2021
Ireland 70 49 1995 - 2021
Albania 25 50 1995 - 2021



Definition: Goods transported by railway are the volume of goods transported by railway, measured in metric tons times kilometers traveled.
2638562
2239401
719762
453091
430170
123067
92437
54387
44478
35751
32920
24619
24262
23246
21781
18345
16326
15900
14566
12024
11346
10749
10299
8580
7367
7188
6757
5316
4937
4658
4444
4305
3322
3172
3148
2925
2699
2128
1380
1085
1003
874
665
579
413
375
192
176
70
25
0
659640.5
1319281
1978921.5
2638562
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