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Central State of the European Union, Germany has more than 83 million inhabitants. The country joined the European Union in 1957 and the Eurozone in 1999. Germany also has large industrial centers favorable to the RFT sector.

Germany is part of the European program of CNR.The first study on its RFT sector was carried out in 2007. Find here all the studies and information concerning this flag.

Transport total (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 206,304 173,621 182,193 185,685 172,445 171,472 165,225 153,580 155,843 70
Germany 341,532 307,547 313,104 323,833 307,009 305,744 310,142 314,816 315,774 100
Domestic transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 181,879 156,021 164,325 168,242 156,449 155,712 151,112 141,242 144,205 65
Germany 264,545 245,568 252,462 265,025 254,499 256,721 263,032 269,650 271,679 86
International Transport (millions of t.km) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ratio t.km/GDP 2016
France 24,425 17,600 17,868 17,443 15,996 15,760 14,113 12,339 11,638 5
Germany 76,987 61,979 60,642 58,807 52,510 49,022 47,110 45,166 44,095 14
* in EU + Norway + Switzerland + Liechtenstein

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Unit France (statistic) Germany (Simulation)
Yearly mileage of vehicle km 115,320 130,000
Number of operating days days/yr 229 240
Semitrailer/tractor ratio 1.44 1.25
Driver cost €/yr 47,925 42,756
Driver/tractor ratio 1.05 1.12
Yearly cost of vehicle financing and possession €/yr 15,810 16,327
Average consumption per 100 km litres 31.40 29.80
  Unit fuel price, 2018 average* €/litre 1.0200 1.073
Fuel cost €/yr 36,935 41,556
Tyres €/yr 3,114 2,700
Maintenance-repair €/yr 9,185 7,800
Tolls €/an 10,016 15,725
Insurance (vehicle) €/yr 2,367 3,000
Axle tax and other vehicle taxes €/yr 516 929
Synthesis - cost price (except structural costs) 129,264 133,808
 Cost/mileage ratio per annum €/km 1.11 1.05
 Base 100 France 100 94
*after partial recovery of excise duties in France

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Unit France (statistic) Germany (simulation)
Gross salary (miscellaneous bonuses and overtime included) subject to social contributions and to income tax €/yr 30,552 29,100
Travel allowances and other elements of remuneration not subject to social contributions nor to income tax €/yr 9,765 7,392
Employer contributions (after deduction of state aids)* % 30.9 % 21.5 %
Employer contributions in absolute terms** €/yr 7,607 6,264
Annual cost total €/yr 47,925 42,756
Number of actual working days per year d/yr 218 217
Working time per year h/yr 1,602 1,720
Annual mileage km 109,829 116,000
Cost of one hour's work €/h 29.92 24.86
Base 100 France 100 83
Cost per kilometre €/km 0.44 0.37
Base 100 France 100 84
*after Fillon deductions en France
**after deduction of the tax credit for competitiveness and employment (CICE) in France

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