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)
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: 113,655 km
paved: 87,605 km (includes 645 km of expressways)
unpaved: 26,050 km (2010)
American Samoa total: 241 km (2008)
Andorra total: 320 km (2008)
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: 7,705 km (2012)
Australia total: 823,217 km
paved: 356,343 km
unpaved: 466,874 km (2011)
Austria total: 124,508 km
paved: 124,508 km (includes 1,719 km of expressways) (2012)
Azerbaijan total: 52,942 km
paved: 26,789 km
unpaved: 26,153 km (2006)
Bahamas, The total: 2,717 km
paved: 1,560 km
unpaved: 1,157 km (2002)
Bahrain total: 4,122 km
paved: 3,392 km
unpaved: 730 km (2010)
Bangladesh total: 21,269 km
paved: 1,063 km
unpaved: 20,206 km (2010)
Barbados total: 1,600 km
paved: 1,600 km (2004)
Belarus total: 86,392 km
paved: 74,651 km
unpaved: 11,741 km (2010)
Belgium total: 154,012 km
paved: 120,514 km (includes 1,756 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,498 km (2010)
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: 225 km public roads; 222 km private roads (2010)
Bhutan total: 8,050 km
paved: 4,991 km (includes 622 km of expressways)
unpaved: 3,059 km (2003)
Bolivia total: 80,488 km
paved: 11,993 km
unpaved: 68,495 km (2010)
Bosnia and Herzegovina total: 22,926 km
paved: 19,426 km (4,652 km of interurban roads)
unpaved: 3,500 km (2010)
Botswana total: 17,916 km
note: includes 8,916 km of Public Highway Network roads (6,116 km paved and 2,800 km unpaved) and other 9,000 km of District Council roads (2011)
Brazil total: 1,580,964 km
paved: 212,798 km
unpaved: 1,368,166 km
note: does not include urban roads (2010)
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: 3,029 km
paved: 2,425 km
unpaved: 604 km (2010)
Bulgaria total: 19,512 km
paved: 19,235 km (includes 458 km of expressways)
unpaved: 277 km
note: does not include Category IV local roads (2011)
Burkina Faso total: 15,272 km
note: does not include urban roads (2010)
Burma total: 34,377 km (includes 358 km of expressways) (2010)
Burundi total: 12,322 km
paved: 1,286 km
unpaved: 11,036 km (2004)
Cambodia total: 39,618 km
paved: 2,492 km
unpaved: 37,126 km (2009)
Cameroon total: 50,000 km
paved: 5,000 km
unpaved: 45,000 km
note: there are 28,857 km of national roads (2008)
Canada total: 1,042,300 km
paved: 415,600 km (includes 17,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 626,700 km (2008)
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: 20,278 km (2010)
Chad total: 40,000 km
note: consists of 25,000 km of national and regional roads and 15,000 km of local roads; 206 km of urban roads are paved (2011)
Chile total: 77,764 km
paved: 18,119 km (includes 2,387 km of expressways)
unpaved: 59,645 km (2010)
China total: 4,106,387 km
paved: 3,453,890 km (includes 84,946 km of expressways)
unpaved: 652,497 km (2011)
Christmas Island total: 140 km
paved: 30 km
unpaved: 110 km (2007)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands total: 22 km
paved: 10 km
unpaved: 12 km (2007)
Colombia total: 141,374 km (2010)
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: 39,018 km
paved: 10,133 km
unpaved: 28,885 km (2010)
Cote d'Ivoire total: 81,996 km
paved: 6,502 km
unpaved: 75,494 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 (2007)
Croatia total: 29,410 km (includes 1,254 km of expressways) (2011)
Cuba total: 60,858 km
paved: 29,820 km (includes 639 km of expressways)
unpaved: 31,038 km (2001)
Curacao total: 550 km
Cyprus total: 20,006 km
government control: 13,006 km (includes 2,277 km of expressways)
paved: 8,564 km
unpaved: 4,442 km
Turkish Cypriot control: 7,000 km (2011)
Czech Republic total: 130,671 km (includes urban roads)
paved: 130,671 km (includes 730 km of expressways) (2010)
Denmark total: 73,929 km
paved: 73,929 km (includes 1,143 km of expressways) (2012)
Djibouti total: 3,065 km
paved: 1,226 km
unpaved: 1,839 km (2000)
Dominica total: 1,512 km
paved: 762 km
unpaved: 750 km (2010)
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 (2007)
Egypt total: 137,430 km
paved: 126,742 km (includes 838 km of expressways)
unpaved: 10,688 km (2010)
El Salvador total: 6,918 km
paved: 3,247 km (includes 341 km of expressways)
unpaved: 3,671 km (2010)
Equatorial Guinea total: 2,880 km (2000)
Eritrea total: 4,010 km
paved: 874 km
unpaved: 3,136 km (2000)
Estonia total: 58,412 km (includes urban roads)
paved: 10,427 km (includes 115 km of expressways)
unpaved: 47,985 km (2011)
Ethiopia total: 44,359 km
paved: 6,064 km
unpaved: 38,295 km (2007)
European Union total: 5,814,080 km (2010)
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: 78,000 km
paved: 50,000 km (includes 700 km of expressways)
unpaved: 28,000 km
note: there 78,000 km of highways, 350,000 km of private and forest roads, and 26,000 km of urban roads giving Finland a total road network of 450,000 km (2012)
France total: 1,028,446 km (metropolitan France; includes 11,416 km of expressways)
note: there are another 5,100 km of roadways in overseas departments (2010)
French Polynesia total: 2,590 km
paved: 1,735 km
unpaved: 855 km (1999)
Gabon total: 9,170 km
paved: 1,097 km
unpaved: 8,073 km (2007)
Gambia, The total: 3,742 km
paved: 723 km
unpaved: 3,019 km (2004)
Gaza Strip note: see entry for West Bank
Georgia total: 19,109 km
paved: 19,109 km (includes 69 km of expressways) (2010)
Germany total: 645,000 km
paved: 645,000 km (includes 12,800 km of expressways)
note: includes local roads (2010)
Ghana total: 109,515 km
paved: 13,787 km
unpaved: 95,728 km (2009)
Gibraltar total: 29 km
paved: 29 km (2007)
Greece total: 116,960 km
paved: 41,357 km (includes 1,091 km of expressways)
unpaved: 75,603 km (2010)
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 (2012)
Grenada total: 1,127 km
paved: 687 km
unpaved: 440 km (2001)
Guam total: 1,045 km (2008)
Guatemala total: 11,501 km
paved: 6,797 km (includes 127 km of expressways)
unpaved: 4,704 km (2010)
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: 4,266 km
paved: 768 km
unpaved: 3,498 km (2009)
Honduras total: 14,742 km
paved: 3,367 km
unpaved: 11,375 km (1,543 km summer only)
note: there are another 8,951 km of non-offical roads used by the coffee industry (2012)
Hong Kong total: 2,090 km
paved: 2,090 km (2012)
Hungary total: 199,567 km
paved: 76,075 km (includes 1,477 km of expressways)
unpaved: 123,492 km (2010)
Iceland total: 12,890 km
paved/oiled gravel: 4,782 km (does not include urban roads)
unpaved: 8,108 km (2012)
India total: 4,689,842 km
note: includes 79,116 km of national highways and expressways, 155,716 km of state highways, and 4,455,010 km of other roads (2013)
Indonesia total: 496,607 km
paved: 283,102 km
unpaved: 213,505 km (2011)
Iran total: 198,866 km
paved: 160,366 km (includes 1,948 km of expressways)
unpaved: 38,500 km (2010)
Iraq total: 59,623 km
paved: 59,623 km (includes Kurdistan Region) (2012)
Ireland total: 96,036 km
paved: 96,036 km (includes 1,224 km of expressways) (2010)
Isle of Man total: 500 km (2008)
Israel total: 18,566 km
paved: 18,566 km (includes 449 km of expressways) (2011)
Italy total: 487,700 km
paved: 487,700 km (includes 6,700 km of expressways) (2007)
Jamaica total: 22,121 km (includes 44 km of expressways) (2005)
Japan total: 1,210,251 km
paved: 973,234 km (includes 7,803 km of expressways)
unpaved: 237,017 km (2010)
Jersey total: 576 km (2010)
Jordan total: 7,203 km
paved: 7,203 km (2011)
Kazakhstan total: 97,418 km
paved: 87,140 km
unpaved: 10,278 km (2012)
Kenya total: 160,878 km
paved: 11,189 km
unpaved: 149,689 km
note: includes 98.941 km of urban and other roads (2013)
Kiribati total: 670 km (2000)
Korea, North total: 25,554 km
paved: 724 km
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
Korea, South total: 104,983 km
paved: 83,199 km (includes 3,779 km of expressways)
unpaved: 21,784 km (2009)
Kosovo total: 6,955 km
paved: 1,843 km (includes 38 km of expessways)
unpaved: 5,112 km (2012)
Kuwait total: 6,608 km (2010)
Kyrgyzstan total: 34,000 km (2007)
Laos total: 39,568 km
paved: 530 km
unpaved: 39,038 km (2007)
Latvia total: 72,440 km
paved: 14,707 km
unpaved: 57,733 km (2013)
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 (2012)
Lithuania total: 84,166 km
paved: 72,297 km (includes 312 km of expressways)
unpaved: 11,869 km (2012)
Luxembourg total: 2,899 km
paved: 2,899 km (includes 152 km of expressways) (2011)
Macau total: 413 km
paved: 413 km (2009)
Macedonia total: 14,038 km (includes 259 km of expressways)
paved: 9,489 km
unpaved: 4,549 km (2012)
Madagascar total: 34,476 km
paved: 5,613 km
unpaved: 2,886 km (2010)
Malawi total: 15,451 km
paved: 6,956 km
unpaved: 8,495 km (2003)
Malaysia total: 144,403 km (does not include local roads)
paved: 116,169 km (includes 1,821 km of expressways)
unpaved: 28,234 km (2010)
Maldives total: 88 km
paved roads: 88 km - 60 km in Male; 14 km on Addu Atolis; 14 km on Laamu
note: island roads are mainly compacted coral (2013)
Mali total: 22,474 km
paved: 5,522 km
unpaved: 16,952 km (2009)
Malta total: 3,096 km
paved: 2,704 km
unpaved: 392 km (2008)
Marshall Islands total: 2,028 km (includes 75 km of expressways) (2007)
Mauritania total: 10,628 km
paved: 3,158 km
unpaved: 7,470 km (2010)
Mauritius total: 2,149 km
paved: 2,149 km (includes 75 km of expressways) (2012)
Mexico total: 377,660 km
paved: 137,544 km (includes 7,176 km of expressways)
unpaved: 240,116 km (2012)
Micronesia, Federated States of total: 240 km
paved: 42 km
unpaved: 198 km (2000)
Moldova total: 9,352 km
paved: 8,835 km
unpaved: 517 km (2012)
Monaco total: 77 km
paved: 77 km (2010)
Mongolia total: 49,249 km
paved: 3,015 km
unpaved: 46,234 km (2010)
Montenegro total: 7,763 km
paved: 5,365 km
unpaved: 2,398 km (2010)
Montserrat note: volcanic eruptions that began in 1995 destroyed most of the 227 km road system; a new road infrastructure has been built on the north end of the island (2008)
Morocco total: 58,395 km
paved: 41,116 km (includes 1,080 km of expressways)
unpaved: 17,279 km (2010)
Mozambique total: 30,331 km
paved: 6,303 km
unpaved: 24,028 km (2009)
Namibia total: 44,138 km
paved: 6,387 km
unpaved: 37,751 km (2010)
Nauru total: 24 km
paved: 24 km (2002)
Nepal total: 10,844 km
paved: 4,952 km
unpaved: 5,892 km (2010)
Netherlands total: 139,295 km (includes 2,758 km of expressways) (2012)
New Caledonia total: 5,622 km (2006)
New Zealand total: 94,160 km
paved: 62,759 km (includes 199 km of expressways)
unpaved: 32,143 km (2012)
Nicaragua total: 22,111 km
paved: 2,850 km
unpaved: 19,261 km (2010)
Niger total: 18,949 km
paved: 3,912 km
unpaved: 15,037 km (2010)
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 (2008)
Norway total: 93,870 km (includes 393 km of expressways)
paved: 75,754 km
unpaved: 18,116 km (2013)
Oman total: 60,240 km
paved: 29,685 km (includes 1,943 km of expressways)
unpaved: 30,545 km (2012)
Pakistan total: 262,256 km
paved: 189,218 km (includes 708 km of expressways)
unpaved: 73,038 km (2010)
Panama total: 15,137 km
paved: 6,351 km
unpaved: 8,786 km (2010)
Papua New Guinea total: 9,349 km
paved: 3,000 km
unpaved: 6,349 km (2011)
Paraguay total: 32,059 km
paved: 4,860 km
unpaved: 27,199 km (2010)
Peru total: 140,672 km (of which 18,698 km are paved)
note: includes 24,593 km of national roads (of which 14,748 km are paved), 24,235 km of departmental roads (2,340 km paved), and 91,844 km of local roads (1,611 km paved) (2012)
Philippines total: 213,151 km
paved: 54,481 km
unpaved: 158,670 km (2009)
Poland total: 412,035 km
paved: 280,719 km (includes 2,418 km of expressways)
unpaved: 131,316 km (2012)
Portugal total: 82,900 km
paved: 71,294 km (includes 2,613 km of expressways)
unpaved: 11,606 km (2008)
Puerto Rico total: 26,862 km (includes 537 km of expressways) (2011)
Qatar total: 9,830 km (2010)
Romania total: 82,386 km (does not include urban roads)
paved: 71,154 km (includes 371 km of expressways)
unpaved: 11,232 km (2009)
Russia total: 982,000 km
paved: 776,000 km (includes 30,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 206,000 km
note: includes public, local, and departmental roads (2009)
Rwanda total: 14,008 km
paved: 2,662 km
unpaved: 11,346 km (2004)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 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, 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: 14,008 km
paved: 4,099 km (includes 7 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,909 km (2003)
Serbia total: 41,913 km
paved: 26,007 km
unpaved: 15,906 km (2007)
Seychelles total: 508 km
paved: 490 km
unpaved: 18 km (2003)
Sierra Leone total: 11,300 km
paved: 904 km
unpaved: 10,396 km (2002)
Singapore total: 3,356 km
paved: 3,356 km (includes 161 km of expressways) (2009)
Sint Maarten total: 53 km
Slovakia total: 43,761 km
paved: 38,085 km (includes 384 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,676 km (2008)
Slovenia total: 38,925 km
paved: 38,925 km (includes 658 km of expressways) (2008)
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)
South Sudan 7,000 km; note - little of the road network is paved and much of it is in disrepair (2010)
Spain total: 681,298 km
paved: 681,298 km (includes 15,152 km of expressways) (2008)
Sri Lanka total: 91,907 km (2008)
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: 572,900 km (includes 1,855 km of expressways)
note: includes 98,400 km of state roads, 433,500 km of private roads, and 41,000 km of municipal roads; 215,700 km of these are open to public traffic (2009)
Switzerland total: 71,454 km
paved: 71,454 km (includes 1,790 of expressways) (2010)
Syria total: 68,157 km
paved: 61,514 km (includes 1,103 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,643 km (2006)
Taiwan total: 41,475 km
paved: 41,033 km (includes 720 km of expressways)
unpaved: 442 km (2009)
Tajikistan total: 27,767 km (2000)
Tanzania total: 91,049 km
paved: 6,578 km
unpaved: 84,471 km (2007)
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 (2006)
Turkey total: 352,046 km
paved: 313,151 km (includes 2,010 km of expressways)
unpaved: 38,895 km (2008)
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: 169,496 km
paved: 165,844 km (includes 15 km of expressways)
unpaved: 3,652 km (2009)
United Arab Emirates total: 4,080 km
paved: 4,080 km (includes 253 km of expressways) (2008)
United Kingdom total: 394,428 km
paved: 394,428 km (includes 3,519 km of expressways) (2009)
United States total: 6,506,204 km
paved: 4,374,784 km (includes 75,238 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,131,420 km (2008)
Uruguay total: 77,732 km
paved: 7,743 km
unpaved: 69,989 km (2010)
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: 180,549 km
paved: 133,899 km
unpaved: 46,650 km (2008)
Virgin Islands total: 1,260 km (2008)
West Bank total: 5,147 km
paved: 5,147 km
note: includes Gaza Strip (2006)
World total: 102,260,304 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)