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Transport > Highways > Total per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: total length of the highway system. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Canada 44.92 km 2002
2 Iceland 44.75 km 2003
3 Australia 42.88 km 1999
4 Estonia 37.54 km 2000
5 Namibia 35.02 km 2000
6 Latvia 30.85 km 2000
7 Austria 24.96 km 2000
8 Ireland 24.31 km 2000
9 Sweden 23.94 km 2000
10 New Zealand 23.86 km 2000
11 New Caledonia 23.06 km 1999
12 United States 22.27 km 2002
13 Lithuania 21.5 km 2000
14 Norway 20.36 km 2000
15 Mongolia 19.95 km 2003
16 Cayman Islands 18.83 km 2000
17 Hungary 18.38 km 1999
18 Spain 16.63 km 1999
19 Libya 16.34 km 1999
20 Oman 15.62 km 2001
21 Finland 14.99 km 2003
22 France 14.68 km 2000
23 Belgium 14.46 km 2000
24 Denmark 13.41 km 2000
25 Cyprus 13.07 km 2005
26 Belize 12.39 km 1999
27 Luxembourg 11.89 km 2000
28 Dominica 11.16 km 1999
29 French Polynesia 11.12 km 1999
30 Guyana 10.76 km 1999
31 Greece 10.75 km 1999
32 Grenada 10.25 km 1999
33 Slovenia 10.14 km 2000
34 Brazil 9.88 km 2000
35 Switzerland 9.88 km 2000
36 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 9.64 km 1999
37 Suriname 9.63 km 2000
38 Poland 9.48 km 2000
39 European Union 9.32 km 2005
40 The Bahamas 9.18 km 1999
41 Japan 9.17 km 1999
42 Costa Rica 9.13 km 2000
43 Romania 8.85 km 2000
44 Italy 8.43 km 1999
45 Kiribati 8.23 km 1999
46 South Africa 8.23 km 2000
47 San Marino 8.01 km 2001
48 Slovakia 7.93 km 2000
49 Saint Lucia 7.8 km 1999
50 Saudi Arabia 7.72 km 1999
51 Brunei 7.61 km 2000
52 Belarus 7.43 km 2000
53 Netherlands 7.37 km 1999
54 Jamaica 7.26 km 1999
55 Liechtenstein 7.2 km 2005
56 Bermuda 7.15 km 2002
57 Tonga 6.98 km 1999
58 Gabon 6.91 km 2000
59 Zambia 6.79 km 1999
60 Barbados 6.74 km 1999
61 Bhutan 6.73 km 1999
62 Portugal 6.72 km 2000
63 Central African Republic 6.67 km 1999
64 Trinidad and Tobago 6.58 km 1999
65 Saint Kitts and Nevis 6.51 km 2005
66 Turks and Caicos Islands 6.41 km 2000
67 Croatia 6.35 km 2000
68 United Kingdom 6.34 km 1999
69 Bolivia 6.33 km 2000
70 Turkey 6.2 km 1999
71 Botswana 5.92 km 1999
72 American Samoa 5.92 km 2005
73 Malta 5.91 km 2000
74 Argentina 5.9 km 1999
75 Vanuatu 5.9 km 1999
76 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.82 km 1999
77 Equatorial Guinea 5.74 km 1999
78 Guam 5.59 km 2005
79 Cuba 5.48 km 1999
80 Kazakhstan 5.46 km 2000
81 Albania 5.45 km 2000
82 Turkmenistan 5.39 km 1999
83 Czech Republic 5.39 km 2000
84 Armenia 5.17 km 2000
85 Chile 5.16 km 2000
86 Sri Lanka 5.07 km 1999
87 Paraguay 5 km 2005
88 Bahrain 4.88 km 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.64 km 1999
89 Georgia 4.61 km 2000
90 Bulgaria 4.56 km 2000
91 Samoa 4.55 km 1999
92 Tajikistan 4.49 km 2000
93 Fiji 4.26 km 1999
94 Chad 4.17 km 1999
95 Laos 4.1 km 1999
96 Djibouti 4.06 km 1999
97 Venezuela 4.02 km 1999
98 Yemen 3.93 km 1999
99 Liberia 3.87 km 1999
100 Kyrgyzstan 3.82 km 1999
101 Panama 3.81 km 1999
102 Angola 3.81 km 1999
103 Puerto Rico 3.79 km 1999
104 Papua New Guinea 3.74 km 1999
105 Nicaragua 3.73 km 2000
106 Russia 3.64 km 2000
107 Guinea 3.55 km 1999
108 Guinea-Bissau 3.53 km 1999
109 Moldova 3.47 km 1999
110 Ecuador 3.45 km 2000
111 Ukraine 3.45 km 2000
112 Democratic Republic of the Congo 3.42 km 1999
113 Solomon Islands 3.39 km 1999
114 Uzbekistan 3.36 km 1999
115 Algeria 3.33 km 1999
116 Antigua and Barbuda 3.29 km 1999
117 Madagascar 3.26 km 1999
118 India 3.24 km 1999
119 Lesotho 3.23 km 1999
120 Mexico 3.22 km 1999
121 Cote d'Ivoire 3.19 km 1999
122 Azerbaijan 3.1 km 2000
123 Somalia 3.09 km 1999
124 Palau 3.06 km 2005
South Asia average (profile) 2.88 km 1999
125 Malaysia 2.88 km 1999
126 Mauritania 2.85 km 2000
127 Peru 2.85 km 1999
128 Sierra Leone 2.81 km 1999
129 Germany 2.81 km 1999
130 Colombia 2.76 km 2000
failed states average (profile) 2.75 km 1999
131 Uruguay 2.71 km 1999
132 Syria 2.71 km 1999
133 Tanzania 2.66 km 1999
134 Philippines 2.6 km 2000
135 Israel 2.59 km 2000
136 Malawi 2.58 km 1999
137 Cape Verde 2.53 km 1999
138 Kuwait 2.45 km 1999
139 Sao Tome and Principe 2.33 km 1999
140 Lebanon 2.31 km 1999
141 The Gambia 2.26 km 1999
142 Honduras 2.23 km 1999
143 Federated States of Micronesia 2.23 km 1999
144 Burundi 2.21 km 1999
145 Cameroon 2.21 km 1999
146 Qatar 2.15 km 1999
147 Ghana 2.14 km 1999
148 Kenya 2.04 km 2000
149 Morocco 2.01 km 2000
150 Tunisia 1.99 km 2000
151 Iraq 1.91 km 2000
152 South Korea 1.87 km 1999
153 Pakistan 1.81 km 1999
154 Mozambique 1.71 km 1999
155 El Salvador 1.69 km 1999
156 Indonesia 1.66 km 1999
157 Mauritius 1.62 km 2000
158 Nigeria 1.62 km 1999
159 Bangladesh 1.6 km 1999
160 Togo 1.59 km 1999
161 Monaco 1.57 km 1999
162 Rwanda 1.53 km 1999
163 Mali 1.51 km 1999
164 Jordan 1.51 km 2000
165 Zimbabwe 1.48 km 1999
166 Senegal 1.48 km 2000
167 Dominican Republic 1.48 km 1999
168 Comoros 1.46 km 2005
169 North Korea 1.38 km 1999
170 Guatemala 1.29 km 1999
171 Vietnam 1.22 km 1999
172 Uganda 1.15 km 1999
173 China 1.11 km 2000
174 Burkina Faso 1.11 km 1999
175 Eritrea 1.06 km 1999
176 Afghanistan 1.05 km 1999
177 Thailand 1.05 km 1999
178 Benin 1.01 km 1999
179 Egypt 0.983 km 1999
180 Niger 0.953 km 1999
181 Cambodia 0.923 km 2005
182 Tuvalu 0.853 km 1999
183 Singapore 0.774 km 1999
184 Macau 0.627 km 2000
185 Nepal 0.583 km 1999
186 Haiti 0.493 km 1999
187 Ethiopia 0.478 km 2000
188 Sudan 0.439 km 1999
189 United Arab Emirates 0.376 km 1999
190 Hong Kong 0.277 km 1999

Citation

"Countries Compared by Transport > Highways > Total per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. 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/Highways/Total-per-1000

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  • All of the top 2 countries by highways > total per 1000 are Christian.
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  • 5 of the top 9 countries by highways > total per 1000 are European Union.
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