Transport and infrastructure in Switzerland
Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Switzerland with the average of all countries in Europa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 71,464 km. Theoretically, this is 8.46 meter for each of the 8 millions inhabitants of the country. Switzerland hereby ranks 64th in a worldwide comparison.
With a length of 0.67 meters of railway tracks per person Switzerland come 22nd worldwide.
The given length of waterways and number of harbours are only refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. There is no direct access to the open sea in Switzerland.
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| || ||total||per 1 mio|
|per km2|| ||total ||per 1 mio|
|Roadways|| ||71,500 km||8,456.43 km||1,730.77 m|| ||6,835,800 km||11,360.96 km||1,089.41 m|
|Railroads|| ||5,700 km||668.81 km||136.88 m|| ||273,800 km||455.05 km||43.63 m|
|Waterways|| ||1,300 km||152.88 km||31.29 m|| ||53,100 km||88.31 km||8.47 m|
|Commercial harbors|| ||36||4.26||0.001|| ||15,627||25.97||0.002|
|Airports|| ||63||7.45||1.526|| ||3,755||6.24||0.001|
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