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: 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) |