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Transport > Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Roads, total network (km). Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sweden 61.66 2010
2 Estonia 43.59 2010
3 Iceland 40.44 2010
4 Australia 37.41 2010
5 Latvia 30.79 2010
6 Canada 30.54 2010
7 Lithuania 24.99 2010
8 New Caledonia 23.58 2006
9 Uruguay 23.39 2004
10 Ireland 21.79 2008
11 New Zealand 21.58 2010
12 Dominica 21.25 2010
13 Oman 21.16 2009
14 United States 21.16 2010
15 Namibia 20.26 2010
16 Hungary 19.96 2010
17 Norway 19.13 2010
18 Slovenia 19.05 2010
Non-religious countries average (profile) 17.3 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 16.9 2010
19 Libya 16.07 2000
20 France 15.81 2010
European Union average (profile) 15.31 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 15.26 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 15.09 2010
21 Spain 14.86 2007
22 Finland 14.57 2010
23 Antigua and Barbuda 14.56 2002
24 Belgium 14.14 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 14.13 2010
25 Botswana 13.75 2005
26 Denmark 13.35 2010
27 Austria 13.14 2010
28 Montenegro 12.52 2010
29 Czech Republic 12.42 2010
30 Belize 12.04 2000
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 11.51 2010
31 Cyprus 11.31 2010
32 Grenada 11.09 2000
33 Guyana 10.71 2000
34 Poland 10.64 2010
35 Greece 10.34 2010
36 Bhutan 9.65 2010
37 Switzerland 9.13 2010
38 Belarus 9.1 2010
39 The Bahamas 9.04 2000
40 Saudi Arabia 8.97 2005
41 Suriname 8.84 2003
42 Costa Rica 8.36 2010
43 Italy 8.32 2005
44 Netherlands 8.27 2010
45 South Africa 8.23 2000
46 Jamaica 8.19 2010
47 Brazil 8.1 2010
48 Kiribati 8.09 2000
49 Slovakia 8.09 2010
Eastern Europe average (profile) 7.94 2010
50 Bolivia 7.92 2010
51 Germany 7.87 2010
52 Saint Lucia 7.8 1999
53 Zimbabwe 7.69 2002
54 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7.65 2003
55 Brunei 7.56 2010
56 Malta 7.52 2008
57 Puerto Rico 7.22 2010
58 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.12 1999
59 Tonga 6.94 2000
60 Russia 6.93 2009
61 United Kingdom 6.74 2010
62 Croatia 6.64 2010
63 Republic of Macedonia 6.63 2010
64 Zambia 6.61 2000
65 Trinidad and Tobago 6.56 2000
66 Kyrgyzstan 6.45 2007
67 Gabon 6.34 2007
68 Laos 6.31 2009
69 Azerbaijan 6.24 2006
70 Argentina 6.09 2003
71 Serbia 6.07 2010
72 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.9 2010
73 Kazakhstan 5.88 2010
74 Barbados 5.88 2004
75 Vanuatu 5.78 2000
76 Luxembourg 5.68 2010
77 Seychelles 5.66 2010
78 Qatar 5.62 2010
79 Equatorial Guinea 5.56 2000
80 Sri Lanka 5.52 2010
81 Albania 5.52 2002
82 Turkmenistan 5.33 2000
83 Malaysia 5.11 2010
84 Turkey 5.09 2010
85 Paraguay 4.96 2010
86 Guinea 4.82 2003
87 Republic of the Congo 4.66 2006
88 Central African Republic 4.66 2010
89 Ghana 4.62 2009
90 Cote d'Ivoire 4.57 2007
91 Samoa 4.57 1998
92 Chile 4.53 2010
93 Tajikistan 4.49 2000
94 Georgia 4.29 2010
95 Peru 4.27 2010
96 Djibouti 4.24 2000
97 Fiji 4.24 2000
98 Mongolia 4.2 2009
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 4.12 1996
99 Panama 4.12 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.01 2000
100 Venezuela 3.94 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 3.94 1996
101 Kosovo 3.92 2010
102 Chad 3.86 2006
103 Romania 3.86 2010
104 Nicaragua 3.8 2010
105 Ukraine 3.7 2010
106 Angola 3.69 2000
107 Liberia 3.67 2000
108 Papua New Guinea 3.64 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 3.62 1996
109 Moldova 3.6 2010
110 Yemen 3.54 2005
111 India 3.5 2008
112 Solomon Islands 3.37 2000
113 Swaziland 3.32 2002
114 Uzbekistan 3.31 2000
115 Bahrain 3.29 2010
116 Syria 3.24 2010
South Asia average (profile) 3.23 2008
117 Lesotho 3.2 2000
118 Mexico 3.16 2010
119 Algeria 3.07 2010
120 Ecuador 3.06 2007
121 Cape Verde 3.05 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 3.03 1996
122 China 3 2010
123 Somalia 2.99 2000
124 Mauritania 2.94 2010
125 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.92 2004
126 Colombia 2.83 2009
127 Cambodia 2.8 2009
128 Thailand 2.73 2006
129 The Gambia 2.69 2004
130 Iran 2.67 2010
131 Japan 2.64 2010
132 Uganda 2.64 2003
133 Armenia 2.6 2010
134 Guinea-Bissau 2.6 2002
135 Bulgaria 2.58 2010
136 Sierra Leone 2.51 2002
137 Israel 2.42 2010
138 Philippines 2.42 2003
139 Benin 2.4 2004
140 Sao Tome and Principe 2.3 2000
141 Federated States of Micronesia 2.23 2000
142 Kuwait 2.21 2010
143 Honduras 2.18 2000
144 South Korea 2.13 2009
145 Monaco 2.09 2010
146 Tanzania 2.08 2009
147 Portugal 2.06 2010
148 Indonesia 2.01 2009
149 Togo 2 2007
150 Vietnam 1.9 2007
151 Morocco 1.85 2010
152 Tunisia 1.84 2010
153 Madagascar 1.78 2010
154 Egypt 1.76 2010
155 Lebanon 1.75 2005
156 Comoros 1.67 2000
157 Mali 1.66 2009
158 Afghanistan 1.64 2006
159 Burundi 1.64 2004
160 Mauritius 1.62 2009
161 Pakistan 1.51 2010
162 Kenya 1.51 2010
163 Rwanda 1.51 2004
164 Cameroon 1.47 2008
165 Dominican Republic 1.45 2000
166 Nigeria 1.42 2004
167 Iraq 1.35 2010
168 Mozambique 1.3 2009
169 Malawi 1.26 2003
170 Niger 1.21 2010
171 Jordan 1.17 2010
172 Senegal 1.14 2010
173 El Salvador 1.11 2010
174 North Korea 1.07 2006
175 Eritrea 1.02 2000
176 Burkina Faso 0.983 2010
177 Guatemala 0.802 2010
178 Macau 0.773 2010
179 Nepal 0.757 2008
180 Singapore 0.665 2010
181 Burma 0.662 2010
182 United Arab Emirates 0.6 2008
183 Ethiopia 0.551 2007
184 Haiti 0.485 2000
185 Sudan 0.429 2000
186 Maldives 0.296 2005
187 Hong Kong 0.296 2010
188 Bangladesh 0.141 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Transport/Roads/Roads,-total-network/Km-per-1000

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