Last update November 2021
EU refers to the EU27
Share of rail and water in total goods of traffic
- The share of rail and water in the traffic of goods is decreasing in two thirds of EU countries (18), despite the policies implemented to promote rail or water transport (-4.9 points at EU level).
- At EU level, 24% of goods traffic was carried by rail and water transport in 2019.
- Latvia, the Netherlands and Italy have the highest share of rail and water among EU countries (>40%) while the highest progression is observed in Italy, thanks to water transport.