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An island State in Northern Europe, the United Kingdom has more than 66 million inhabitants. Member since 1973, the country left the European Union on 31 January 2020. It is not a member of the Eurozone. However, the United Kingdom benefits from an open market where economic operators have long traded with neighboring countries.

The United Kingdom is part of the European program of CNR. The first study on its RFT sector was carried out in 2019.
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Transport total (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
France 206,304 173,621 182,193 185,685 172,445 171,472 165,225 153,580 155,843 167,691
United Kingdom 160,296 139,536 146,685 148,733 150,949 139,703 135,393 150,101 155,042 153,939
Domestic transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
France 181,879 156,021 164,325 168,242 156,449 155,712 151,112 141,242 144,205 155,876
United Kingdom 151,145 131,616 137,753 139,916 142,552 131,334 127,672 142,868 148,721 147,349
International Transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
France 24,425 17,600 17,868 17,443 15,996 15,760 14,113 12,339 11,638 11,815
United Kingdom 9,151 7,921 8,932 8,816 8,397 8,369 7,721 7,233 6,321 6,590
* in EU + Norway + Switzerland + Liechtenstein

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Unit France (statistic) United Kingdom (simulation)
Yearly mileage of vehicle km 115,320 118,450
Number of operating days days/yr 229 238
Semitrailer/tractor ratio 1.44 1.27
Driver cost €/yr 49,019 46,689
Driver/tractor ratio 1.05 1.05
Yearly cost of vehicle financing and possession €/yr 15,673 15,437
Average consumption per 100 km litres 31.40 30.70
  Unit fuel price, 2019 average* €/litre 1.0211 1.0443
Fuel cost €/yr 36,975 37,973
Tyres €/yr 3,114 3,650
Maintenance-repair €/yr 9,341 9,200
Tolls €/an 10,033 21,000
Insurance (vehicle) €/yr 2,367 4,000
Axle tax and other vehicle taxes €/yr 516 1,342
Synthesis - cost price (except structural costs) 129,488 141,460
 Cost/mileage ratio per annum €/km 1.12 1.19
 Base 100 France 100 106
*after partial recovery of excise duties in France

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Unit France (statistic) - United Kingdom (simulation)
Gross salary (miscellaneous bonuses and overtime included) subject to social contributions and to income tax €/yr 31,080 35,400
Travel allowances and other elements of remuneration not subject to social contributions nor to income tax €/yr 9,920 7,700
Employer contributions (after deduction of state aids)* % 25.8 % 9.9 %
Employer contributions in absolute terms €/yr 8,019 3,519
Annual cost total €/yr 49,019 46,689
Number of actual working days per year d/yr 218 227
Working time per year h/yr 1,602 1,895
Annual mileage km 109,829 113,000
Cost of one hour's work €/h 30.60 24.64
Base 100 France 100 81
Cost per kilometre €/km 0.45 0.41
Base 100 France 100 92
*after Fillon deductions en France

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Data for week of , diesel price excluding VAT (in euros / liter)