Field Listing :: Roadways |
This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions. | |
Country Comparison to the World |
Country |
Roadways(km) |
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Afghanistan |
total: 42,150 km
paved: 12,350 km unpaved: 29,800 km (2006) |
Albania |
total: 18,000 km
paved: 7,020 km unpaved: 10,980 km (2002) |
Algeria |
total: 108,302 km
paved: 76,028 km (includes 645 km of expressways) unpaved: 32,274 km (2004) |
American Samoa | total: 221 km (2007) |
Andorra | total: 270 km (1994) |
Angola |
total: 51,429 km
paved: 5,349 km unpaved: 46,080 km (2001) |
Anguilla |
total: 175 km
paved: 82 km unpaved: 93 km (2004) |
Antigua and Barbuda |
total: 1,165 km
paved: 384 km unpaved: 781 km (2002) |
Argentina |
total: 231,374 km
paved: 69,412 km (includes 734 km of expressways) unpaved: 161,962 km (2004) |
Armenia |
total: 7,700 km
paved: 7,700 km (includes 1,561 km of expressways) (2006) |
Australia |
total: 812,972 km
paved: 341,448 km unpaved: 471,524 km (2004) |
Austria |
total: 107,262 km
paved: 107,262 km (includes 1,677 km of expressways) (2006) |
Azerbaijan |
total: 59,141 km
paved: 29,210 km unpaved: 29,931 km (2004) |
Bahamas, The |
total: 2,717 km
paved: 1,560 km unpaved: 1,157 km (2002) |
Bahrain |
total: 3,498 km
paved: 2,768 km unpaved: 730 km (2003) |
Bangladesh |
total: 239,226 km
paved: 22,726 km unpaved: 216,500 km (2003) |
Barbados |
total: 1,600 km
paved: 1,600 km (2004) |
Belarus |
total: 94,797 km
paved: 84,028 km unpaved: 10,769 km (2005) |
Belgium |
total: 152,256 km
paved: 119,079 km (includes 1,763 km of expressways) unpaved: 33,177 km (2006) |
Belize |
total: 3,007 km
paved: 575 km unpaved: 2,432 km (2006) |
Benin |
total: 16,000 km
paved: 1,400 km unpaved: 14,600 km (2006) |
Bermuda |
total: 447 km
paved: 447 km note: public roads - 225 km; private roads - 222 km (2007) |
Bhutan |
total: 8,050 km
paved: 4,991 km unpaved: 3,059 km (2003) |
Bolivia |
total: 62,479 km
paved: 3,749 km unpaved: 58,730 km (2004) |
Bosnia and Herzegovina |
total: 21,846 km
paved: 11,425 km (4,714 km of interurban roads) unpaved: 10,421 km (2006) |
Botswana |
total: 25,798 km
paved: 8,410 km unpaved: 17,388 km (2005) |
Brazil |
total: 1,751,868 km
paved: 96,353 km unpaved: 1,655,515 km (2004) |
British Indian Ocean Territory | note: short section of paved road between port and airfield on Diego Garcia |
British Virgin Islands |
total: 200 km
paved: 200 km (2007) |
Brunei |
total: 3,650 km
paved: 2,819 km unpaved: 831 km (2005) |
Bulgaria |
total: 40,231 km
paved: 39,587 km (includes 331 km of expressways) unpaved: 644 km (2005) |
Burkina Faso |
total: 92,495 km
paved: 3,857 km unpaved: 88,638 km (2004) |
Burma |
total: 27,000 km
paved: 3,200 km unpaved: 23,800 km (2006) |
Burundi |
total: 12,322 km
paved: 1,286 km unpaved: 11,036 km (2004) |
Cambodia |
total: 38,093 km
paved: 2,977 km unpaved: 35,116 km (2007) |
Cameroon |
total: 50,000 km
paved: 5,000 km unpaved: 45,000 km (2004) |
Canada |
total: 1,042,300 km
paved: 415,600 km (includes 17,000 km of expressways) unpaved: 626,700 km (2006) |
Cape Verde |
total: 1,350 km
paved: 932 km unpaved: 418 km (2000) |
Cayman Islands |
total: 785 km
paved: 785 km (2007) |
Central African Republic | total: 24,307 km (2000) |
Chad |
total: 33,400 km
paved: 267 km unpaved: 33,133 km (2002) |
Chile |
total: 80,505 km
paved: 16,745 km (includes 2,414 km of expressways) unpaved: 63,760 km (2004) |
China |
total: 1,930,544 km
paved: 1,575,571 km (includes 41,005 km of expressways) unpaved: 354,973 km (2005) |
Christmas Island |
total: 140 km
paved: 30 km unpaved: 110 km (2007) |
Cocos (Keeling) Islands |
total: 22 km
paved: 10 km unpaved: 12 km (2006) |
Colombia | total: 164,257 km (2005) |
Comoros |
total: 880 km
paved: 673 km unpaved: 207 km (2002) |
Congo, Democratic Republic of the |
total: 153,497 km
paved: 2,794 km unpaved: 150,703 km (2004) |
Congo, Republic of the |
total: 17,289 km
paved: 864 km unpaved: 16,425 km (2004) |
Cook Islands |
total: 320 km
paved: 33 km unpaved: 287 km (2003) |
Costa Rica |
total: 35,330 km
paved: 8,621 km unpaved: 26,709 km (2004) |
Cote d'Ivoire |
total: 80,000 km
paved: 6,500 km unpaved: 73,500 km note: includes intercity and urban roads; another 20,000 km of dirt roads are in poor condition and 150,000 km of dirt roads are impassable (2006) |
Croatia | total: 28,788 km (includes 877 km of expressways) (2006) |
Cuba |
total: 60,858 km
paved: 29,820 km (includes 638 km of expressway) unpaved: 31,038 km (2000) |
Cyprus |
total: 14,630 km (area under government control: 12,280 km; area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 2,350 km)
paved: area under government control: 7,979 km (includes 257 km of expressways); area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 1,370 km unpaved: area under government control: 4,301 km; area administered by Turkish Cypriots: 980 km (2006) |
Czech Republic |
total: 128,512 km
paved: 128,512 km (includes 657 km of expressways) (2007) |
Denmark |
total: 72,362 km
paved: 72,362 km (includes 1,032 km of expressways) (2006) |
Djibouti |
total: 3,065 km
paved: 1,226 km unpaved: 1,839 km (2000) |
Dominica |
total: 780 km
paved: 393 km unpaved: 387 km (2000) |
Dominican Republic |
total: 19,705 km
paved: 9,872 km unpaved: 9,833 km (2002) |
Ecuador |
total: 43,670 km
paved: 6,472 km unpaved: 37,198 km (2006) |
Egypt |
total: 92,370 km
paved: 74,820 km unpaved: 17,550 km (2004) |
El Salvador |
total: 10,886 km
paved: 2,827 km (includes 327 km of expressways) unpaved: 8,059 km (2000) |
Equatorial Guinea | total: 2,880 km (2000) |
Eritrea |
total: 4,010 km
paved: 874 km unpaved: 3,136 km (2000) |
Estonia |
total: 57,016 km
paved: 12,926 km (includes 99 km of expressways) unpaved: 44,090 km (2005) |
Ethiopia |
total: 36,469 km
paved: 6,980 km unpaved: 29,489 km (2004) |
European Union | total: 5,454,446 km (2008) |
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) |
total: 440 km
paved: 50 km unpaved: 390 km (2008) |
Faroe Islands | total: 463 km (2006) |
Fiji |
total: 3,440 km
paved: 1,692 km unpaved: 1,748 km (2000) |
Finland |
total: 78,141 km
paved: 50,914 km (includes 700 km of expressways) unpaved: 27,227 km (2009) |
France |
total: 951,500 km
paved: 951,500 km (metropolitan France; includes 10,950 km of expressways) note: there are another 5,100 km of roadways in overseas departments (2006) |
French Polynesia |
total: 2,590 km
paved: 1,735 km unpaved: 855 km (1999) |
Gabon |
total: 9,170 km
paved: 937 km unpaved: 8,233 km (2004) |
Gambia, The |
total: 3,742 km
paved: 723 km unpaved: 3,019 km (2004) |
Gaza Strip | note: see entry for West Bank |
Georgia |
total: 20,329 km
paved: 7,854 km (includes 13 km of expressways) unpaved: 12,475 km (2006) |
Germany |
total: 644,480 km
paved: 644,480 km (includes 12,400 km of expressways) note: includes local roads (2006) |
Ghana |
total: 62,221 km
paved: 9,955 km unpaved: 52,266 km (2006) |
Gibraltar |
total: 29 km
paved: 29 km (2007) |
Greece |
total: 117,533 km
paved: 107,895 km (includes 880 km of expressways) unpaved: 9,638 km (2005) |
Greenland | note: although there are short roads in towns, there are no roads between towns; inter-urban transport takes place either by sea or air (2005) |
Grenada |
total: 1,127 km
paved: 687 km unpaved: 440 km (2000) |
Guam | total: 1,045 km (2007) |
Guatemala |
total: 14,095 km
paved: 4,863 km (includes 75 km of expressways) unpaved: 9,232 km (2000) |
Guinea |
total: 44,348 km
paved: 4,342 km unpaved: 40,006 km (2003) |
Guinea-Bissau |
total: 3,455 km
paved: 965 km unpaved: 2,490 km (2002) |
Guyana |
total: 7,970 km
paved: 590 km unpaved: 7,380 km (2000) |
Haiti |
total: 4,160 km
paved: 1,011 km unpaved: 3,149 km (2000) |
Honduras |
total: 13,600 km
paved: 2,775 km unpaved: 10,825 km (2000) |
Hong Kong |
total: 2,040 km
paved: 2,040 km (2008) |
Hungary |
total: 159,568 km
paved: 70,050 km (30,874 km of interurban roads including 626 km of expressways) unpaved: 89,518 km (2005) |
Iceland |
total: 13,058 km
paved/oiled gravel: 4,397 km (does not include urban roads) unpaved: 8,661 km (2007) |
India | total: 3,316,452 km (includes 200 km of expressways) (2006) |
Indonesia |
total: 391,009 km
paved: 216,714 km unpaved: 174,295 km (2005) |
Iran |
total: 172,927 km
paved: 125,908 km (includes 1,429 km of expressways) unpaved: 47,019 km (2006) |
Iraq |
total: 44,900 km
paved: 37,851 km unpaved: 7,049 km (2002) |
Ireland |
total: 96,602 km
paved: 96,602 km (includes 200 km of expressways) (2003) |
Isle of Man | total: 500 km (2008) |
Israel |
total: 17,870 km
paved: 17,870 km (includes 146 km of expressways) (2007) |
Italy |
total: 487,700 km
paved: 487,700 km (includes 6,700 km of expressways) (2005) |
Jamaica |
total: 21,552 km
paved: 15,937 km (includes 33 km of expressways) unpaved: 5,615 km (2005) |
Japan |
total: 1,196,999 km
paved: 949,101 km (includes 7,383 km of expressways) unpaved: 247,898 km (2006) |
Jersey | total: 358 km (2002) |
Jordan |
total: 8,002 km
paved: 8,002 km (2007) |
Kazakhstan |
total: 91,563 km
paved: 83,717 km unpaved: 7,846 km (2006) |
Kenya |
total: 63,574 km (interurban roads)
paved: 9,273 km unpaved: 54,301 km note: there also are 114,226 km of unclassified roads, 2,000 km paved and 112,226 unpaved, for a national total of 177,800 km (2008) |
Kiribati | total: 670 km (2000) |
Korea, North |
total: 25,554 km
paved: 724 km unpaved: 24,830 km (2006) |
Korea, South |
total: 103,029 km
paved: 80,642 km (includes 3,367 km of expressways) unpaved: 22,387 km (2008) |
Kosovo |
total: 1,924 km
paved: 1,666 km unpaved: 258 km (2006) |
Kuwait |
total: 5,749 km
paved: 4,887 km unpaved: 862 km (2004) |
Kyrgyzstan |
total: 18,500 km
paved: 16,909 km (includes 140 km of expressways) unpaved: 1,591 km (2003) |
Laos |
total: 29,811 km
paved: 4,010 km unpaved: 25,801 km (2006) |
Latvia |
total: 69,675 km
paved: 69,675 km (2006) |
Lebanon | total: 6,970 km (includes 170 km of expressways) (2005) |
Lesotho |
total: 7,091 km
paved: 1,404 km unpaved: 5,687 km (2003) |
Liberia |
total: 10,600 km
paved: 657 km unpaved: 9,943 km (2000) |
Libya |
total: 100,024 km
paved: 57,214 km unpaved: 42,810 km (2003) |
Liechtenstein |
total: 380 km
paved: 380 km (2007) |
Lithuania |
total: 80,715 km
paved: 71,301 km (includes 309 km of expressways) unpaved: 9,414 km (2007) |
Luxembourg |
total: 5,227 km
paved: 5,227 km (includes 147 km of expressways) (2004) |
Macau |
total: 404 km
paved: 404 km (2008) |
Macedonia | total: 13,182 km (includes 208 km of expressways) (2002) |
Madagascar |
total: 65,663 km
paved: 7,617 km unpaved: 58,046 km (2003) |
Malawi |
total: 15,451 km
paved: 6,956 km unpaved: 8,495 km (2003) |
Malaysia |
total: 98,721 km
paved: 80,280 km (includes 1,821 km of expressways) unpaved: 18,441 km (2004) |
Maldives |
total: 88 km
paved roads: 88 km - 60 km in Male; 14 km on Addu Atolis; 14 km on Laamu note: village roads are mainly compacted coral (2006) |
Mali |
total: 18,709 km
paved: 3,368 km unpaved: 15,341 km (2004) |
Malta |
total: 2,227 km
paved: 2,014 km unpaved: 213 km (2005) |
Marshall Islands | total: 2,028 km (includes 75 km of expressways) (2007) |
Mauritania |
total: 11,066 km
paved: 2,966 km unpaved: 8,100 km (2006) |
Mauritius |
total: 2,028 km
paved: 2,028 km (includes 75 km of expressways) (2007) |
Mexico |
total: 356,945 km
paved: 178,473 km (includes 6,279 km of expressways) unpaved: 178,472 km (2006) |
Micronesia, Federated States of |
total: 240 km
paved: 42 km unpaved: 198 km (2000) |
Moldova |
total: 12,666 km
paved: 12,117 km unpaved: 549 km (2007) |
Monaco |
total: 50 km
paved: 50 km (2007) |
Mongolia |
total: 49,249 km
paved: 2,671 km unpaved: 46,578 km (2008) |
Montenegro |
total: 7,368 km
paved: 4,742 km unpaved: 2,626 km (2006) |
Montserrat | note: volcanic eruptions that began in 1995 destroyed most of the 227 km road system; a new road infrastructure has been built in the north end of the island (2008) |
Morocco |
total: 57,625 km
paved: 35,664 km (includes 639 km of expressways) unpaved: 21,961 km (2006) |
Mozambique |
total: 30,400 km
paved: 5,685 km unpaved: 24,715 km (2000) |
Namibia |
total: 42,237 km
paved: 5,406 km unpaved: 36,831 km (2002) |
Nauru |
total: 24 km
paved: 24 km (2002) |
Nepal |
total: 17,282 km
paved: 10,142 km unpaved: 7,140 km (2007) |
Netherlands | total: 135,470 km (includes 2,582 km of expressways) (2007) |
Netherlands Antilles | total: 845 |
New Caledonia | total: 5,622 km (2006) |
New Zealand |
total: 93,576 km
paved: 61,564 km (includes 172 km of expressways) unpaved: 32,012 km (2006) |
Nicaragua |
total: 19,036 km
paved: 2,299 km unpaved: 16,737 km (2005) |
Niger |
total: 18,550 km
paved: 3,803 km unpaved: 14,747 km (2006) |
Nigeria |
total: 193,200 km
paved: 28,980 km unpaved: 164,220 km (2004) |
Niue |
total: 120 km
paved: 120 km (2008) |
Norfolk Island |
total: 80 km
paved: 53 km unpaved: 27 km (2008) |
Northern Mariana Islands | total: 536 km (2007) |
Norway |
total: 92,946 km
paved: 72,033 km (includes 664 km of expressways) unpaved: 20,913 km (2007) |
Oman |
total: 42,300 km
paved: 16,500 km (includes 550 km of expressways) unpaved: 25,800 km (2005) |
Pakistan |
total: 259,197 km
paved: 172,827 km (includes 711 km of expressways) unpaved: 86,370 km (2007) |
Palau | note: estimated to have 60 km of roads as of 1996 |
Panama |
total: 11,978 km
paved: 4,300 km unpaved: 7,678 km (2002) |
Papua New Guinea |
total: 19,600 km
paved: 686 km unpaved: 18,914 km (2000) |
Paraguay |
total: 29,500 km
paved: 14,986 km unpaved: 14,514 km (2000) |
Peru |
total: 78,829 km
paved: 11,351 km (includes 276 km of expressways) unpaved: 67,478 km (2004) |
Philippines |
total: 201,910 km
paved: 21,677 km unpaved: 180,233 km (2008) |
Poland |
total: 423,997 km
paved: 295,356 km (includes 662 km of expressways) unpaved: 128,641 km (2006) |
Portugal |
total: 82,900 km
paved: 71,294 km (includes 2,300 km of expressways) unpaved: 11,606 km (2005) |
Puerto Rico |
total: 26,186 km
paved: 24,877 km (includes 427 km of expressways) unpaved: 1,309 km (2007) |
Qatar | total: 7,790 km (2006) |
Romania |
total: 198,817 km
paved: 60,043 km (includes 228 km of expressways) unpaved: 138,774 km (2004) |
Russia |
total: 933,000 km
paved: 754,984 km (includes 30,000 km of expressways) unpaved: 178,016 km note: includes public, local, and departmental roads (2006) |
Rwanda |
total: 14,008 km
paved: 2,662 km unpaved: 11,346 km (2004) |
Saint Helena |
total: 198 km (Saint Helena 138 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 20 km)
paved: 168 km (Saint Helena 118 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) unpaved: 30 km (Saint Helena 20 km, Ascension 0 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) (2002) |
Saint Kitts and Nevis |
total: 383 km
paved: 163 km unpaved: 220 km (2002) |
Saint Lucia | total: 1,210 km (2002) |
Saint Pierre and Miquelon |
total: 117 km
paved: 80 km unpaved: 37 km (2000) |
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines |
total: 829 km
paved: 580 km unpaved: 249 km (2003) |
Samoa |
total: 2,337 km
paved: 332 km unpaved: 2,005 km (2001) |
San Marino |
total: 292 km
paved: 292 km (2006) |
Sao Tome and Principe |
total: 320 km
paved: 218 km unpaved: 102 km (2000) |
Saudi Arabia |
total: 221,372 km
paved: 47,529 km (includes 3,891 km of expressways) unpaved: 173,843 km (2006) |
Senegal |
total: 13,576 km
paved: 3,972 km (includes 7 km of expressways) unpaved: 9,604 km (2003) |
Serbia |
total: 36,875 km
paved: 31,392 km unpaved: 5,483 km (2006) |
Seychelles |
total: 458 km
paved: 440 km unpaved: 18 km (2003) |
Sierra Leone |
total: 11,300 km
paved: 904 km unpaved: 10,396 km (2002) |
Singapore |
total: 3,297 km
paved: 3,297 km (includes 150 km of expressways) (2007) |
Slovakia |
total: 43,761 km
paved: 38,085 km (includes 316 km of expressways) unpaved: 5,676 km (2006) |
Slovenia |
total: 38,709 km
paved: 38,709 km (includes 579 km of expressways) (2007) |
Solomon Islands |
total: 1,360 km
paved: 33 km unpaved: 1,327 km note: includes 800 km of private plantation roads (2002) |
Somalia |
total: 22,100 km
paved: 2,608 km unpaved: 19,492 km (2000) |
South Africa |
total: 362,099 km
paved: 73,506 km (includes 239 km of expressways) unpaved: 288,593 km (2002) |
Spain |
total: 681,224 km
paved: 681,224 km (includes 13,872 km of expressways) (2006) |
Sri Lanka |
total: 97,286 km
paved: 78,802 km unpaved: 18,484 km (2003) |
Sudan |
total: 11,900 km
paved: 4,320 km unpaved: 7,580 km (2000) |
Suriname |
total: 4,304 km
paved: 1,130 km unpaved: 3,174 km (2003) |
Swaziland |
total: 3,594 km
paved: 1,078 km unpaved: 2,516 km (2002) |
Sweden |
total: 425,300 km
paved: 139,300 km (includes 1,740 km of expressways) unpaved: 286,000 km (2008) |
Switzerland |
total: 71,298 km
paved: 71,298 km (includes 1,758 of expressways) (2006) |
Syria |
total: 97,401 km
paved: 19,490 km (includes 1,103 km of expressways) unpaved: 77,911 km (2006) |
Taiwan |
total: 40,262 km
paved: 38,171 km (includes 976 km of expressways) unpaved: 2,091 km (2007) |
Tajikistan | total: 27,767 km (2000) |
Tanzania |
total: 78,891 km
paved: 6,808 km unpaved: 72,083 km (2003) |
Thailand | total: 180,053 km (includes 450 km of expressways) (2006) |
Timor-Leste |
total: 6,040 km
paved: 2,600 km unpaved: 3,440 km (2005) |
Togo |
total: 7,520 km
paved: 2,376 km unpaved: 5,144 km (2000) |
Tonga |
total: 680 km
paved: 184 km unpaved: 496 km (2000) |
Trinidad and Tobago |
total: 8,320 km
paved: 4,252 km unpaved: 4,068 km (2000) |
Tunisia |
total: 19,232 km
paved: 12,655 km (includes 262 km of expressways) unpaved: 6,577 km (2004) |
Turkey | total: 426,951 km (includes 1,987 km of expressways) (2006) |
Turkmenistan |
total: 58,592 km
paved: 47,577 km unpaved: 11,015 km (2002) |
Turks and Caicos Islands |
total: 121 km
paved: 24 km unpaved: 97 km (2003) |
Tuvalu |
total: 8 km
paved: 8 km (2002) |
Uganda |
total: 70,746 km
paved: 16,272 km unpaved: 54,474 km (2003) |
Ukraine |
total: 169,422 km
paved: 165,611 km (includes 15 km of expressways) unpaved: 3,811 km (2007) |
United Arab Emirates |
total: 4,080 km
paved: 4,080 km (includes 253 km of expressways) (2008) |
United Kingdom |
total: 398,366 km
paved: 398,366 km (includes 3,520 km of expressways) (2006) |
United States |
total: 6,465,799 km
paved: 4,209,835 km (includes 75,040 km of expressways) unpaved: 2,255,964 km (2007) |
Uruguay |
total: 77,732 km
paved: 7,743 km unpaved: 69,989 km (2004) |
Uzbekistan |
total: 86,496 km
paved: 75,511 km unpaved: 10,985 km (2000) |
Vanuatu |
total: 1,070 km
paved: 256 km unpaved: 814 km (1999) |
Venezuela |
total: 96,155 km
paved: 32,308 km unpaved: 63,847 km (2002) |
Vietnam |
total: 222,179 km
paved: 42,167 km unpaved: 180,012 km (2004) |
Virgin Islands | total: 1,257 km (2007) |
West Bank |
total: 5,147 km
paved: 5,147 km note: includes Gaza Strip (2006) |
World | total: 68,937,575 km (2008) |
Yemen |
total: 71,300 km
paved: 6,200 km unpaved: 65,100 km (2005) |
Zambia |
total: 91,440 km
paved: 20,117 km unpaved: 71,323 km (2001) |
Zimbabwe |
total: 97,267 km
paved: 18,481 km unpaved: 78,786 km (2002) |