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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Transport > Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000

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 Namibia 20.26 2010
2 Botswana 13.75 2005
3 South Africa 8.23 2000
4 Zimbabwe 7.69 2002
5 Zambia 6.61 2000
6 Gabon 6.34 2007
7 Seychelles 5.66 2010
8 Equatorial Guinea 5.56 2000
9 Guinea 4.82 2003
10 Republic of the Congo 4.66 2006
11 Central African Republic 4.66 2010
12 Ghana 4.62 2009
13 Cote d'Ivoire 4.57 2007
14 Djibouti 4.24 2000
15 Chad 3.86 2006
16 Angola 3.69 2000
17 Liberia 3.67 2000
18 Swaziland 3.32 2002
19 Lesotho 3.2 2000
20 Cape Verde 3.05 2000
21 Somalia 2.99 2000
22 Mauritania 2.94 2010
23 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.92 2004
24 The Gambia 2.69 2004
25 Uganda 2.64 2003
26 Guinea-Bissau 2.6 2002
27 Sierra Leone 2.51 2002
28 Benin 2.4 2004
29 Sao Tome and Principe 2.3 2000
30 Tanzania 2.08 2009
31 Togo 2 2007
32 Madagascar 1.78 2010
33 Comoros 1.67 2000
34 Mali 1.66 2009
35 Burundi 1.64 2004
36 Mauritius 1.62 2009
37 Kenya 1.51 2010
38 Rwanda 1.51 2004
39 Cameroon 1.47 2008
40 Nigeria 1.42 2004
41 Mozambique 1.3 2009
42 Malawi 1.26 2003
43 Niger 1.21 2010
44 Senegal 1.14 2010
45 Eritrea 1.02 2000
46 Burkina Faso 0.983 2010
47 Ethiopia 0.551 2007
48 Sudan 0.429 2000

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/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Transport/Roads/Roads,-total-network/Km-per-1000

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Transport > Roads > Roads, total network > Km per 1000

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