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Transport > Highways > Paved: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: total length of the paved parts of the highway system.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 European Union 4.16 million km 2005
2 United States 4.15 million km 2002
3 India 1.52 million km 1999
4 France 894,000 km 2000
5 Spain 657,157 km 1999
6 Japan 534,471 km 1999
7 Canada 497,306 km 2002
8 Italy 479,688 km 1999
9 United Kingdom 371,913 km 1999
10 Russia 358,833 km 2000
South Asia average (profile) 330,255.8 km 1999
11 China 314,204 km 2000
12 Australia 314,090 km 1999
13 Poland 249,060 km 2000
14 Germany 230,735 km 1999
15 Austria 200,000 km 2000
16 Sweden 166,523 km 2000
17 Ukraine 163,898 km 2000
18 Indonesia 158,670 km 1999
19 Turkey 131,226 km 1999
20 Belgium 116,687 km 2000
21 Pakistan 109,396 km 1999
22 Mexico 108,087 km 1999
23 Greece 107,406 km 1999
24 Netherlands 104,850 km 1999
25 Romania 98,308 km 2000
26 Brazil 94,871 km 2000
27 Sri Lanka 91,860 km 1999
28 Ireland 87,043 km 2000
29 Hungary 81,680 km 1999
30 Kazakhstan 77,020 km 2000
31 South Africa 73,506 km 2000
32 Algeria 71,656 km 1999
33 Denmark 71,591 km 2000
34 Uzbekistan 71,237 km 1999
35 Switzerland 71,011 km 2000
36 Norway 69,505 km 2000
37 Lithuania 68,697 km 2000
38 Belarus 66,203 km 2000
39 South Korea 64,808 km 1999
40 Argentina 63,348 km 1999
41 Thailand 62,985 km 1999
42 Nigeria 60,068 km 1999
43 Portugal 59,110 km 2000
44 New Zealand 57,809 km 2000
45 Czech Republic 55,408 km 2000
46 Finland 50,305 km 2001
47 Egypt 49,984 km 1999
48 Malaysia 49,935 km 1999
49 Libya 47,590 km 1999
50 Saudi Arabia 45,592 km 1999
51 Philippines 42,419 km 2000
52 Iraq 38,399 km 2000
53 Slovakia 37,036 km 2000
54 Bulgaria 35,049 km 2000
55 Morocco 32,547 km 2000
56 Venezuela 32,308 km 1999
57 Taiwan 31,583 km 2000
58 Serbia and Montenegro 31,029 km 2000
59 Cuba 29,820 km 1999
OPEC countries average (profile) 29,816.11 km 1999
60 Latvia 28,256 km 2000
61 Colombia 26,000 km 2000
62 Croatia 23,792 km 2000
63 Vietnam 23,418 km 1999
64 Azerbaijan 23,057 km 2000
65 Slovenia 20,157 km 2000
66 Bangladesh 19,773 km 1999
67 Turkmenistan 19,488 km 1999
68 Georgia 19,038 km 2000
69 Kyrgyzstan 16,854 km 1999
70 Israel 16,281 km 2000
failed states average (profile) 15,990.62 km 1999
71 Chile 15,484 km 2000
72 Armenia 15,329 km 2000
73 Paraguay 14,986 km 2005
74 Puerto Rico 14,400 km 1999
75 Jamaica 13,109 km 1999
76 Tunisia 12,310 km 2000
77 Ghana 11,665 km 1999
78 Bosnia and Herzegovina 11,424 km 1999
79 Moldova 11,012 km 1999
80 Estonia 10,334 km 2000
81 Syria 10,021 km 1999
82 Oman 9,673 km 2001
83 Laos 9,664 km 1999
84 Peru 9,331 km 1999
85 Namibia 9,172 km 2000
86 Zimbabwe 8,692 km 1999
87 Ecuador 8,164 km 2000
88 Uruguay 8,081 km 1999
89 Costa Rica 7,896 km 2000
90 Kenya 7,737 km 2000
91 Yemen 7,705 km 1999
92 Jordan 7,245 km 2000
93 Dominican Republic 6,224 km 1999
94 Lebanon 6,198 km 1999
95 Madagascar 5,780 km 1999
96 Mozambique 5,685 km 1999
97 Botswana 5,619 km 1999
98 Albania 5,400 km 2000
99 Angola 5,349 km 1999
100 Malawi 5,254 km 1999
101 Luxembourg 5,189 km 2000
102 Guinea 5,033 km 1999
103 Cote d'Ivoire 4,889 km 1999
104 Guatemala 4,871 km 1999
105 Sudan 4,320 km 1999
106 Cameroon 4,288 km 1999
107 Trinidad and Tobago 4,252 km 1999
108 Nepal 4,073 km 1999
109 Panama 3,944 km 1999
110 Ethiopia 3,789 km 2000
111 Tanzania 3,704 km 1999
112 Kuwait 3,587 km 1999
113 Bolivia 3,496 km 2000
114 Singapore 3,066 km 1999
115 Afghanistan 2,793 km 1999
116 Honduras 2,775 km 1999
117 Somalia 2,608 km 1999
118 Bahrain 2,531 km 2000
119 Brunei 2,525 km 2000
120 Togo 2,376 km 1999
121 New Caledonia 2,287 km 1999
122 Bhutan 2,240 km 1999
123 Nicaragua 2,094 km 2000
124 Burkina Faso 2,001 km 1999
125 North Korea 1,997 km 1999
126 Cambodia 1,996 km 2005
127 El Salvador 1,986 km 1999
128 Malta 1,972 km 2000
129 Mauritius 1,868 km 2000
130 Hong Kong 1,831 km 1999
131 Mali 1,827 km 1999
132 Uganda 1,809 km 1999
133 French Polynesia 1,735 km 1999
134 Mongolia 1,724 km 2000
135 Barbados 1,719 km 1999
136 Fiji 1,692 km 1999
137 The Bahamas 1,546 km 1999
138 Benin 1,357 km 1999
139 Western Sahara 1,350 km 2005
140 Congo, Republic of the 1,242 km 1999
141 Suriname 1,168 km 2000
142 Qatar 1,107 km 1999
143 United Arab Emirates 1,088 km 1999
144 Lesotho 1,087 km 1999
145 Burundi 1,028 km 1999
146 Haiti 1,011 km 1999
147 Rwanda 996 km 1999
148 The Gambia 956 km 1999
149 Sierra Leone 895 km 1999
150 Eritrea 874 km 1999
151 Cape Verde 858 km 1999
152 Gabon 838 km 2000
153 Mauritania 830 km 2000
154 Niger 798 km 1999
155 Cayman Islands 785 km 2000
156 Papua New Guinea 686 km 1999
157 Guam 675 km 2005
158 Comoros 673 km 2005
159 Liberia 657 km 1999
160 Central African Republic 643 km 1999
161 Grenada 638 km 1999
162 Guyana 590 km 1999
163 Belize 488 km 1999
164 Faroe Islands 454 km 1999
165 Guinea-Bissau 453 km 1999
166 Bermuda 450 km 2002
167 Dominica 393 km 1999
168 Djibouti 364 km 1999
169 Samoa 332 km 1999
170 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 320 km 1999
171 Netherlands Antilles 300 km 2005
172 Macau 271 km 2000
173 Chad 267 km 1999
174 Vanuatu 256 km 1999
175 Liechtenstein 250 km 2005
176 San Marino 220 km 2001
177 Sao Tome and Principe 218 km 1999
178 Tonga 184 km 1999
179 British Virgin Islands 177 km 2000
180 Saint Helena 168 km 2000
181 American Samoa 150 km 2005
182 Saint Kitts and Nevis 136 km 2005
183 Niue 86 km 2001
184 Mayotte 72 km 2005
185 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 69 km 2005
186 Marshall Islands 64.5 km 2002
187 Saint Lucia 63 km 1999
188 Norfolk Island 53 km 2001
=189 Monaco 50 km 1999
=189 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 50 km 2002
191 Federated States of Micronesia 42 km 1999
192 Palau 36 km 2005
193 Solomon Islands 34 km 1999
194 Cook Islands 33 km 2000
195 Christmas Island 30 km 2000
196 Gibraltar 29 km 2002
=197 Nauru 24 km 1999
=197 Turks and Caicos Islands 24 km 2000
199 Wallis and Futuna 16 km 2005
=200 Tuvalu 0.0 1999
=200 Pitcairn Islands 0.0 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Highways > Paved. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Highways/Paved

Transport > Highways > Paved: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Transport > Highways > Paved

7 of the top 9 countries by highways > paved are Heavily indebted.
2 of the top 3 countries by highways > paved are Former British Colonies'.
12 of the top 20 countries by highways > paved are European.
11 of the top 17 countries by highways > paved are Christian.
10 of the top 17 countries by highways > paved are Cold countries'.
91 of the top 173 countries by highways > paved are Hot countries.

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