Passengers carried by railways

(million passenger-km)

China is the top country by passengers carried by railways in the world. As of 2021, passengers carried by railways in China was 946,499 million passenger-km that accounts for 60.97% of the world's passengers carried by railways. The top 5 countries (others are India, Russian Federation, France, and Italy) account for 89.90% of it. The world's total passengers carried by railways was estimated at 1,552,467 million passenger-km in 2021.

The description is composed by our digital data assistant.
What is passengers carried by railways?

Passengers carried by railway are the number of passengers transported by rail times kilometers traveled.