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Transport > Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Road density is the ratio of the length of the country's total road network to the country's land area. The road network includes all roads in the country: motorways, highways, main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and other urban and rural roads.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 3,850 2007
2 Malta 704.7 2005
3 Belgium 498.7 2006
4 Bahrain 493 2003
5 Singapore 471.68 2007
=6 Netherlands 372 2005
=6 Barbados 372 2004
8 Japan 316 2007
9 Puerto Rico 289 2004
10 Antigua and Barbuda 262 2002
11 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 213 2003
12 Hungary 210.38 2007
13 Jamaica 201.28 2007
14 Luxembourg 201 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 196.25 2005
15 Slovenia 190.96 2007
16 Germany 180.51 2007
17 Switzerland 172.85 2007
18 France 172.46 2007
19 United Kingdom 172.41 2007
European Union average (profile) 169.95 2005
20 Denmark 168.05 2007
21 Bangladesh 166 2003
22 Czech Republic 162.9 2007
23 Italy 162 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 157.17 2005
24 Sri Lanka 148 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 145.3 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 134.33 2003
25 Cyprus 132.39 2007
=26 Ireland 132 2003
=26 Spain 132 2003
28 Estonia 128.31 2007
29 Austria 127.82 2007
30 Lithuania 123.61 2007
31 European Union 121.79 2005
32 India 111.55 2007
33 Latvia 107.89 2007
34 Uruguay 102 2004
35 Mauritius 99.41 2007
36 Seychelles 99 2003
37 Sweden 94.84 2007
38 Portugal 89.8 2005
39 Slovakia 89.24 2006
40 Greece 89 2005
41 Poland 82.8 2007
42 Israel 80.97 2007
43 Costa Rica 71.73 2007
=44 Qatar 68 2006
=44 Azerbaijan 68 2004
=44 United States 68 2005
=47 Philippines 67 2003
=47 Lebanon 67 2005
49 Brunei 63 2005
50 Rwanda 57 2004
51 Turkey 54.5 2006
52 Croatia 51.36 2007
53 Vietnam 48.61 2007
54 Burundi 48 2004
55 Belarus 46 2005
56 Bosnia and Herzegovina 43 2005
57 Moldova 37.69 2007
58 Bulgaria 37.03 2005
59 China 36.02 2007
60 Thailand 35.24 2006
61 New Zealand 35.02 2007
62 Burkina Faso 34 2004
63 Pakistan 33.78 2006
64 The Gambia 33 2004
65 Kuwait 32 2004
66 Georgia 29.25 2006
67 Norway 28.7 2007
68 Malaysia 28.23 2005
69 Ukraine 28.07 2007
70 Armenia 25.22 2007
=71 Zimbabwe 25 2002
=71 Ghana 25 2005
=71 Cote d'Ivoire 25 2004
74 Finland 23.33 2007
75 Cambodia 22 2004
=76 Swaziland 21 2002
=76 Nigeria 21 2004
=76 Syria 21 2007
=79 Indonesia 20 2005
=79 Brazil 20 2004
81 Mexico 18.33 2007
=82 Benin 17 2004
=82 Uganda 17 2003
=82 Bhutan 17 2003
=85 Malawi 16 2003
=85 Sierra Leone 16 2002
87 Oman 15.79 2007
88 Ecuador 15.4 2007
89 Colombia 14.81 2006
=90 Canada 14 2004
=90 Nicaragua 14 2004
92 Morocco 12.94 2007
93 Iceland 12.67 2007
94 Laos 12.59 2006
=95 Nepal 12 2004
=95 Guinea-Bissau 12 2002
=95 Tunisia 12 2004
98 Cameroon 11.03 2004
=99 Australia 11 2003
=99 Kenya 11 2004
101 Saudi Arabia 10.3 2005
102 Guinea 10 2003
103 Jordan 8.75 2007
=104 Tanzania 8 2003
=104 Argentina 8 2003
106 Senegal 7 2003
107 Peru 6.1 2006
108 Afghanistan 6.06 2006
109 Bolivia 6 2004
110 Russia 5.46 2006
=111 Congo, Republic of the 5 2004
=111 United Arab Emirates 5 2004
=111 Algeria 5 2004
=111 Namibia 5 2002
115 Botswana 4.3 2005
116 Burma 4.11 2005
117 Kazakhstan 3.42 2007
=118 Ethiopia 3 2004
=118 Suriname 3 2003
=118 Gabon 3 2004
=118 Mongolia 3 2002
=118 Chad 3 2006
123 Niger 1.5 2007
124 Mauritania 1.1 2006
125 Mali 1 2004

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Road-density/Km-of-road-per-100-sq.-km-of-land-area

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Interesting observations about Transport > Road density > Km of road per 100 sq. km of land area

  • All of the top 4 countries by road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area are Densely populated.
  • All of the top 2 countries by road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area are Christian.
  • Belgium ranked first for road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area amongst High income OECD countries in 2006.
  • Monaco ranked first for road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area amongst Europe in 2007.
  • Malta ranked first for road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area amongst European Union in 2005.
  • All of the top 2 countries by road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area are Tourist destination.
  • United States ranked second last for road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Netherlands ranked first for road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
  • Hungary ranked second for road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area amongst Cold countries in 2007.
  • 11 of the top 13 countries by road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area are Heavily indebted.
  • Canada ranked second last for road density > km of road per 100 sq. km of land area amongst NATO countries in 2004.
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