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Transport > Highways > Total > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: total length of the highway system Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Pitcairn Islands 139.13 km per 1,000 people 2005
2 Canada 44.92 km per 1,000 people 2002
3 Iceland 44.74 km per 1,000 people 2003
4 Australia 42.88 km per 1,000 people 1999
5 Estonia 37.54 km per 1,000 people 2000
6 Namibia 35.09 km per 1,000 people 2000
7 Latvia 30.86 km per 1,000 people 2000
8 Montserrat 25.24 km per 1,000 people 2003
9 Austria 24.96 km per 1,000 people 2000
10 Ireland 24.31 km per 1,000 people 2000
11 Sweden 23.95 km per 1,000 people 2000
12 New Zealand 23.86 km per 1,000 people 2000
13 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 23.81 km per 1,000 people 2003
14 New Caledonia 22.85 km per 1,000 people 1999
15 Western Sahara 22.71 km per 1,000 people 2005
16 United States 22.22 km per 1,000 people 2002
17 Lithuania 21.5 km per 1,000 people 2000
18 Norway 20.36 km per 1,000 people 2000
19 Mongolia 19.86 km per 1,000 people 2003
20 Hungary 18.38 km per 1,000 people 1999
21 Cyprus 17.8 km per 1,000 people 2005
22 Spain 16.63 km per 1,000 people 1999
23 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 16.26 km per 1,000 people 2005
24 Libya 15.99 km per 1,000 people 1999
25 France 15.18 km per 1,000 people 2000
26 Finland 14.99 km per 1,000 people 2003
27 Belgium 14.46 km per 1,000 people 2000
28 Oman 14.15 km per 1,000 people 2001
29 Denmark 13.41 km per 1,000 people 2000
30 Luxembourg 11.85 km per 1,000 people 2000
31 Belize 11.81 km per 1,000 people 1999
32 French Polynesia 11.16 km per 1,000 people 1999
33 Dominica 10.9 km per 1,000 people 1999
34 Greece 10.75 km per 1,000 people 1999
35 Guyana 10.75 km per 1,000 people 1999
36 Suriname 10.35 km per 1,000 people 2000
37 Grenada 10.33 km per 1,000 people 1999
38 Slovenia 10.14 km per 1,000 people 2000
39 European Union 10.14 km per 1,000 people 2005
40 Brazil 9.92 km per 1,000 people 2000
41 Switzerland 9.88 km per 1,000 people 2000
42 Poland 9.48 km per 1,000 people 2000
43 Japan 9.17 km per 1,000 people 1999
44 Costa Rica 9.14 km per 1,000 people 2000
45 The Bahamas 9.06 km per 1,000 people 1999
46 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9.02 km per 1,000 people 1999
47 Romania 8.85 km per 1,000 people 2000
48 Italy 8.43 km per 1,000 people 1999
49 South Africa 8.23 km per 1,000 people 2000
50 Slovakia 7.93 km per 1,000 people 2000
51 Virgin Islands 7.88 km per 1,000 people 2000
52 Saint Lucia 7.87 km per 1,000 people 1999
53 Kiribati 7.58 km per 1,000 people 1999
54 Brunei 7.57 km per 1,000 people 2000
55 Saudi Arabia 7.5 km per 1,000 people 1999
56 Wallis and Futuna 7.49 km per 1,000 people 2005
57 Belarus 7.43 km per 1,000 people 2000
58 Netherlands 7.37 km per 1,000 people 1999
59 Jamaica 7.26 km per 1,000 people 1999
60 Liechtenstein 7.19 km per 1,000 people 2005
61 Bermuda 7.17 km per 1,000 people 2002
62 Tonga 6.83 km per 1,000 people 1999
63 Bhutan 6.79 km per 1,000 people 1999
64 Barbados 6.76 km per 1,000 people 1999
65 Portugal 6.72 km per 1,000 people 2000
66 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.67 km per 1,000 people 2005
67 Gabon 6.65 km per 1,000 people 2000
68 Equatorial Guinea 6.57 km per 1,000 people 1999
69 Trinidad and Tobago 6.5 km per 1,000 people 1999
70 Bolivia 6.47 km per 1,000 people 2000
71 Central African Republic 6.41 km per 1,000 people 1999
72 Zambia 6.37 km per 1,000 people 1999
73 Jersey 6.35 km per 1,000 people 2005
74 United Kingdom 6.33 km per 1,000 people 1999
75 Croatia 6.25 km per 1,000 people 2000
76 Serbia and Montenegro 6.12 km per 1,000 people 2000
77 American Samoa 6 km per 1,000 people 2005
78 Argentina 5.9 km per 1,000 people 1999
79 Botswana 5.89 km per 1,000 people 1999
80 Albania 5.88 km per 1,000 people 2000
81 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.83 km per 1,000 people 1999
82 Turkey 5.82 km per 1,000 people 1999
83 Malta 5.78 km per 1,000 people 2000
84 Vanuatu 5.7 km per 1,000 people 1999
85 Cuba 5.49 km per 1,000 people 1999
86 Kazakhstan 5.46 km per 1,000 people 2000
87 Turkmenistan 5.4 km per 1,000 people 1999
88 Czech Republic 5.39 km per 1,000 people 2000
89 Guam 5.22 km per 1,000 people 2005
90 Chile 5.18 km per 1,000 people 2000
91 Armenia 5.17 km per 1,000 people 2000
92 Sri Lanka 5.08 km per 1,000 people 1999
93 Paraguay 5 km per 1,000 people 2005
94 Bahrain 4.85 km per 1,000 people 2000
95 Bulgaria 4.63 km per 1,000 people 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.55 km per 1,000 people 1999
=96 Tajikistan 4.5 km per 1,000 people 2000
=96 Samoa 4.5 km per 1,000 people 1999
98 Georgia 4.31 km per 1,000 people 2000
99 Fiji 4.29 km per 1,000 people 1999
100 Laos 4.24 km per 1,000 people 1999
101 Chad 4.2 km per 1,000 people 1999
102 Djibouti 4.17 km per 1,000 people 1999
103 Venezuela 4.03 km per 1,000 people 1999
104 Panama 3.94 km per 1,000 people 1999
105 Nicaragua 3.87 km per 1,000 people 2000
106 Yemen 3.85 km per 1,000 people 1999
107 Congo, Republic of the 3.85 km per 1,000 people 1999
108 Angola 3.81 km per 1,000 people 1999
109 Kyrgyzstan 3.8 km per 1,000 people 1999
110 Puerto Rico 3.8 km per 1,000 people 1999
111 Guinea 3.79 km per 1,000 people 1999
112 Papua New Guinea 3.79 km per 1,000 people 1999
113 Liberia 3.64 km per 1,000 people 1999
114 Russia 3.64 km per 1,000 people 2000
115 Ecuador 3.51 km per 1,000 people 2000
116 Algeria 3.46 km per 1,000 people 1999
117 Ukraine 3.45 km per 1,000 people 2000
118 Mexico 3.41 km per 1,000 people 1999
South Asia average (profile) 3.41 km per 1,000 people 1999
119 Lesotho 3.35 km per 1,000 people 1999
120 Uzbekistan 3.34 km per 1,000 people 1999
121 Solomon Islands 3.34 km per 1,000 people 1999
=122 India 3.32 km per 1,000 people 1999
=122 Antigua and Barbuda 3.32 km per 1,000 people 1999
124 Guinea-Bissau 3.31 km per 1,000 people 1999
125 Netherlands Antilles 3.29 km per 1,000 people 2005
126 Somalia 3.25 km per 1,000 people 1999
127 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.21 km per 1,000 people 1999
128 Madagascar 3.17 km per 1,000 people 1999
129 Azerbaijan 3.1 km per 1,000 people 2000
130 Cote d'Ivoire 3.08 km per 1,000 people 1999
131 Palau 3.04 km per 1,000 people 2005
132 Moldova 3.01 km per 1,000 people 1999
133 Malaysia 2.93 km per 1,000 people 1999
134 Mauritania 2.92 km per 1,000 people 2000
135 Peru 2.85 km per 1,000 people 1999
failed states average (profile) 2.84 km per 1,000 people 1999
136 Germany 2.81 km per 1,000 people 1999
137 Uruguay 2.73 km per 1,000 people 1999
138 Tanzania 2.67 km per 1,000 people 1999
139 Philippines 2.67 km per 1,000 people 2000
140 Syria 2.65 km per 1,000 people 1999
141 Colombia 2.64 km per 1,000 people 2000
=142 Sierra Leone 2.59 km per 1,000 people 1999
=142 Israel 2.59 km per 1,000 people 2000
144 Malawi 2.53 km per 1,000 people 1999
145 Cape Verde 2.5 km per 1,000 people 1999
146 Cameroon 2.36 km per 1,000 people 1999
147 Sao Tome and Principe 2.34 km per 1,000 people 1999
148 Burundi 2.27 km per 1,000 people 1999
149 Federated States of Micronesia 2.24 km per 1,000 people 1999
150 Honduras 2.17 km per 1,000 people 1999
151 Qatar 2.12 km per 1,000 people 1999
152 The Gambia 2.12 km per 1,000 people 1999
153 Kuwait 2.11 km per 1,000 people 1999
154 Kenya 2.08 km per 1,000 people 2000
155 Ghana 2.03 km per 1,000 people 1999
156 Morocco 2.03 km per 1,000 people 2000
157 Tunisia 1.99 km per 1,000 people 2000
158 Lebanon 1.96 km per 1,000 people 1999
159 Pakistan 1.89 km per 1,000 people 1999
160 South Korea 1.87 km per 1,000 people 1999
161 Mozambique 1.74 km per 1,000 people 1999
162 Indonesia 1.68 km per 1,000 people 1999
163 Bangladesh 1.64 km per 1,000 people 1999
164 El Salvador 1.63 km per 1,000 people 1999
165 Mauritius 1.62 km per 1,000 people 2000
166 Rwanda 1.6 km per 1,000 people 1999
167 Nigeria 1.6 km per 1,000 people 1999
168 Jordan 1.51 km per 1,000 people 2000
169 Zimbabwe 1.47 km per 1,000 people 1999
=170 Dominican Republic 1.47 km per 1,000 people 1999
=170 Comoros 1.47 km per 1,000 people 2005
172 Togo 1.45 km per 1,000 people 1999
173 North Korea 1.44 km per 1,000 people 1999
174 Senegal 1.41 km per 1,000 people 2000
175 Mali 1.33 km per 1,000 people 1999
176 Guatemala 1.29 km per 1,000 people 1999
177 Vietnam 1.2 km per 1,000 people 1999
178 Eritrea 1.17 km per 1,000 people 1999
179 Uganda 1.15 km per 1,000 people 1999
180 Burkina Faso 1.14 km per 1,000 people 1999
181 China 1.11 km per 1,000 people 2000
182 Thailand 1.06 km per 1,000 people 1999
183 Benin 0.972 km per 1,000 people 1999
184 Egypt 0.969 km per 1,000 people 1999
185 Niger 0.887 km per 1,000 people 1999
186 Cambodia 0.876 km per 1,000 people 2005
187 Singapore 0.776 km per 1,000 people 1999
188 Macau 0.611 km per 1,000 people 2000
189 Nepal 0.554 km per 1,000 people 1999
190 Haiti 0.532 km per 1,000 people 1999
191 Mayotte 0.517 km per 1,000 people 2005
192 Ethiopia 0.491 km per 1,000 people 2000
193 Sudan 0.369 km per 1,000 people 1999
194 United Arab Emirates 0.359 km per 1,000 people 1999
195 Hong Kong 0.277 km per 1,000 people 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Highways > Total > Per capita. 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/Total/Per-capita

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