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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 Ranking

By Country Listing of the values for the Roadways field
Country Roadways
Afghanistan
total: 34,903 km (2017)
paved: 17,903 km (2017)
unpaved: 17,000 km (2017)
Albania
total: 3,945 km (2018)
Algeria
total: 104,000 km (2015)
paved: 71,656 km (2015)
unpaved: 32,344 km (2015)
American Samoa
total: 241 km (2008)
Andorra
total: 320 km (2015)
Angola
total: 26,000 km (2018)
paved: 13,600 km (2018)
unpaved: 12,400 km (2018)
Anguilla
total: 175 km (2004)
paved: 82 km (2004)
unpaved: 93 km (2004)
Antigua and Barbuda
total: 1,170 km (2011)
paved: 386 km (2011)
unpaved: 784 km (2011)
Argentina
Armenia
total: 7,700 km (2014)
Aruba
total: 1,000 km (2010)
Australia
total: 873,573 km (2015)
urban: 145,928 km (2015)
non-urban: 727,645 km (2015)
Austria
total: 138,696 km (2016)
paved: 138,696 km (includes 2,208 km of expressways) (2016)
Azerbaijan
total: 24,981 km (2013)
Bahamas, The
total: 2,700 km (2011)
paved: 1,620 km (2011)
unpaved: 1,080 km (2011)
Bahrain
total: 4,122 km (2010)
paved: 3,392 km (2010)
unpaved: 730 km (2010)
Bangladesh
total: 370,000 km (2018)
paved: 110,310.94 km (2018)
unpaved: 258,793.66 km (2018)
Barbados
total: 1,700 km (2015)
paved: 1,700 km (2015)
Belarus
total: 86,600 km (2017)
Belgium
Belize
total: 3,281 km (2017)
paved: 601 km (2017)
unpaved: 2,680 km (2017)
Benin
total: 16,000 km (2006)
paved: 1,400 km (2006)
unpaved: 14,600 km (2006)
Bermuda
total: 447 km (2010)
paved: 447 km (2010)

note: 225 km public roads; 222 km private roads

Bhutan
total: 12,205 km (2017)
urban: 437 km (2017)
Bolivia
total: 90,568 km (2017)
paved: 9,792 km (2017)
unpaved: 80,776 km (2017)
Bosnia and Herzegovina
total: 22,926 km (2010)
paved: 19,426 km (4,652 km of interurban roads) (2010)
unpaved: 3,500 km (2010)
Botswana
total: 31,747 km (2017)
paved: 9,810 km (2017)
unpaved: 21,937 km (2017)
Brazil
British Indian Ocean Territory

note: short section of paved road between port and airfield on Diego Garcia

British Virgin Islands
total: 200 km (2007)
paved: 200 km (2007)
Brunei
total: 2,976 km (2014)
paved: 2,559 km (2014)
unpaved: 417 km (2014)
Bulgaria
total: 19,512 km (2011)
paved: 19,235 km (includes 458 km of expressways) (2011)
unpaved: 277 km (2011)

note: does not include Category IV local roads

Burkina Faso
total: 15,300 km (2010)
Burma
Burundi
total: 12,322 km (2016)
paved: 1,500 km (2016)
unpaved: 10,822 km (2016)
Cabo Verde
total: 1,350 km (2013)
paved: 932 km (2013)
unpaved: 418 km (2013)
Cambodia
total: 47,263 km (2013)
paved: 12,239 km (2013)
unpaved: 35,024 km (2013)
Cameroon
total: 77,589 km (2016)
paved: 5,133 km (2016)
unpaved: 72,456 km (2016)
Canada
total: 1,042,300 km (2011)
paved: 415,600 km (includes 17,000 km of expressways) (2011)
unpaved: 626,700 km (2011)
Cayman Islands
total: 785 km (2007)
paved: 785 km (2007)
Central African Republic
total: 24,000 km (2018)
paved: 700 km (2018)
unpaved: 23,300 km (2018)
Chad
total: 40,000 km (2018)

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

Chile
China
total: 4,773,500 km (2017)
paved: 4,338,600 km (includes 136,500 km of expressways) (2017)
unpaved: 622,000 km (2017)
Christmas Island
total: 140 km (2011)
paved: 30 km (2011)
unpaved: 110 km (2011)
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
total: 22 km (2007)
paved: 10 km (2007)
unpaved: 12 km (2007)
Colombia
total: 206,500 km (2016)
Comoros
total: 880 km (2002)
paved: 673 km (2002)
unpaved: 207 km (2002)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
total: 152,373 km (2015)
paved: 3,047 km (2015)
unpaved: 149,326 km (2015)
urban: 7,400 km (2015)
non-urban: 144,973 km
Congo, Republic of the
total: 23,324 km (2017)
paved: 3,111 km (2017)
unpaved: 20,213 km (2017)
note: road network in Congo is composed of 23,324 km of which 17,000 km are classified as national, departmental, and routes of local interest: 6,234 km are non-classified routes
Cook Islands
total: 295 km (2018)
paved: 207 km (2018)
unpaved: 88 km (2018)
Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire
total: 81,996 km (2007)
paved: 6,502 km (2007)
unpaved: 75,494 km (2007)

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

Croatia
total: 26,958 km (includes 1,416 km of expressways) (2015)
Cuba
total: 60,000 km (2001)
paved: 20,000 km (2001)
unpaved: 40,000 km (2001)
Curacao
total: 550 km
Cyprus
total: 20,006 km (2011)
government control: 13,006 km (includes 2,277 km of expressways) (2011)
paved: 8,564 km (2011)
unpaved: 4,442 km (2011)
Turkish Cypriot control: 7,000 km (2011)
Czechia
total: 130,661 km (includes urban roads) (2011)
paved: 130,661 km (includes 730 km of expressways) (2011)
Denmark
total: 74,558 km (2017)
paved: 74,558 km (includes 1,205 km of expressways) (2017)
Djibouti
total: 2,893 km (2013)
Dominica
total: 1,512 km (2018)
paved: 762 km (2018)
unpaved: 750 km (2018)
Dominican Republic
total: 19,705 km (2002)
paved: 9,872 km (2002)
unpaved: 9,833 km (2002)
Ecuador
total: 43,216 km (2015)
paved: 8,161 km (2015)
unpaved: 35,055 km (2015)
Egypt
total: 65,050 km (2017)
paved: 48,000 km (2017)
unpaved: 17,050 km (2017)
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
total: 3,856 km (2016)
paved: 2,484 km (2016)
unpaved: 1,372 km (2016)
Eritrea
total: 16,000 km (2000)
paved: 1,600 km (2000)
unpaved: 14,400 km (2000)
Estonia
total: 58,412 km (includes urban roads) (2011)
paved: 10,427 km (includes 115 km of expressways) (2011)
unpaved: 47,985 km (2011)
Eswatini
total: 3,594 km (2002)
paved: 1,078 km (2002)
unpaved: 2,516 km (2002)
Ethiopia
total: 120,171 km (2018)
European Union
total: 10,582,653 km (2013)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
total: 440 km (2008)
paved: 50 km (2008)
unpaved: 390 km (2008)
Faroe Islands
total: 960 km (2017)

note: those islands not commected by roads (bridges or tunnels) are connected by seven different ferry links operated by the nationally owned company SSL

Fiji
total: 3,440 km (2011)
paved: 1,686 km (2011)
unpaved: 1,754 km (2011)
Finland
total: 454,000 km (2012)
highways: 78,000 km (50,000 paved, including 700 km of expressways; 28,000 unpaved) (2012)
private and forest roads: 350,000 km (2012)
urban: 26,000 km (2012)
France
total: 1,053,215 km (2011)
urban: 654,201 km (2011)
non-urban: 399,014 km (2011)
French Polynesia
total: 2,590 km (1999)
paved: 1,735 km (1999)
unpaved: 855 km (1999)
Gabon
Gambia, The
total: 3,740 km (2011)
paved: 711 km (2011)
unpaved: 3,029 km (2011)
Gaza Strip

note: see entry for the West Bank

Georgia
Germany
total: 645,000 km (2010)
paved: 645,000 km (includes 12,800 km of expressways) (2010)

note: includes local roads

Ghana
total: 109,515 km (2009)
paved: 13,787 km (2009)
unpaved: 95,728 km (2009)
Gibraltar
total: 29 km (2007)
paved: 29 km (2007)
Greece
Greenland

note: although there are short roads in towns, there are no roads between towns; inter-urban transport is either by sea or by air

Grenada
total: 1,127 km (2017)
paved: 902 km (2017)
unpaved: 225 km (2017)
Guam
total: 1,045 km (2008)
Guatemala
total: 17,621 km (2016)
paved: 7,489 km (2016)
unpaved: 10,132 km (includes 4,960 km of rural roads) (2016)
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
total: 4,266 km (2009)
paved: 768 km (2009)
unpaved: 3,498 km (2009)
Honduras
total: 14,742 km (2012)
paved: 3,367 km (2012)
unpaved: 11,375 km (1,543 km summer only) (2012)

note: an additional 8,951 km of non-official roads used by the coffee industry

Hong Kong
total: 2,107 km (2017)
paved: 2,107 km (2017)
Hungary
total: 203,601 km (2014)
paved: 77,087 km (includes 1,582 km of expressways) (2014)
unpaved: 126,514 km (2014)
Iceland
total: 12,890 km (2012)
paved/oiled gravel: 4,782 km (excludes urban roads) (2012)
unpaved: 8,108 km (2012)
India
total: 4,699,024 km (2015)

note: includes 96,214 km of national highways and expressways, 147,800 km of state highways, and 4,455,010 km of other roads

Indonesia
total: 496,607 km (2011)
paved: 283,102 km (2011)
unpaved: 213,505 km (2011)
Iran
Iraq
total: 59,623 km (2012)
paved: 59,623 km (includes Kurdistan Region) (2012)
Ireland
total: 96,036 km (2014)
paved: 96,036 km (includes 1,224 km of expressways) (2014)
Isle of Man
total: 500 km (2008)
Israel
total: 18,566 km (2011)
paved: 18,566 km (includes 449 km of expressways) (2011)
Italy
total: 487,700 km (2007)
paved: 487,700 km (includes 6,700 km of expressways) (2007)
Jamaica
total: 22,121 km (includes 44 km of expressways) (2011)
paved: 16,148 km (2011)
unpaved: 5,973 km (2011)
Japan
total: 1,218,772 km (2015)
paved: 992,835 km (includes 8,428 km of expressways) (2015)
unpaved: 225,937 km (2015)
Jersey
total: 576 km (2010)
Jordan
total: 7,203 km (2011)
paved: 7,203 km (2011)
Kazakhstan
total: 97,418 km (2012)
paved: 87,140 km (2012)
unpaved: 10,278 km (2012)
Kenya
total: 161,452 km (2017)
paved: 14,420 km (8,500 km highways, 1,872 urban roads, and 4,048 rural roads) (2017)
unpaved: 147,032 km (2017)
Kiribati
total: 670 km (2017)
Korea, North
total: 25,554 km (2006)
paved: 724 km (2006)
unpaved: 24,830 km (2006)
Korea, South
total: 100,428 km (2016)
paved: 92,795 km (includes 4,193 km of expressways) (2016)
unpaved: 7,633 km (2016)
Kosovo
total: 2,012 km (2015)
paved: 1,921 km (includes 78 km of expressways) (2015)
unpaved: 91 km (2015)
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
total: 34,000 km (2018)
Laos
total: 39,586 km (2009)
paved: 5,415 km (2009)
unpaved: 34,171 km (2009)
Latvia
total: 70,192 km (2016)
paved: 14,959 km (2016)
unpaved: 55,233 km (2016)
Lebanon
Lesotho
total: 5,940 km (2011)
paved: 1,069 km (2011)
unpaved: 4,871 km (2011)
Liberia
Libya
Liechtenstein
total: 380 km (2012)
paved: 380 km (2012)
Lithuania
total: 84,166 km (2012)
paved: 72,297 km (includes 312 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 11,869 km (2012)
Luxembourg
Macau
total: 428 km (2017)
paved: 428 km (2017)
Madagascar
Malawi
total: 15,452 km (2015)
paved: 4,074 km (2015)
unpaved: 11,378 km (2015)
Malaysia
total: 144,403 km (excludes local roads) (2010)
paved: 116,169 km (includes 1,821 km of expressways) (2010)
unpaved: 28,234 km (2010)
Maldives
total: 93 km (2018)
paved: 93 km - 60 km in Male; 16 km on Addu Atolis; 17 km on Laamu (2018)

note: island roads are mainly compacted coral

Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
total: 2,028 km (2007)
paved: 75 km (2007)

note: roads are mostly unimproved

Mauritania
total: 12,253 km (2018)
paved: 3,988 km (2018)
unpaved: 8,265 km (2018)
Mauritius
total: 2,428 km (2015)
paved: 2,379 km (includes 99 km of expressways) (2015)
unpaved: 49 km (2015)
Mexico
total: 377,660 km (2012)
paved: 137,544 km (includes 7,176 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 240,116 km (2012)
Micronesia, Federated States of
note - paved and unpaved circumferential roads, most interior roads are unpaved
Moldova
total: 9,352 km (2012)
paved: 8,835 km (2012)
unpaved: 517 km (2012)
Monaco
Mongolia
total: 113,200 km (2017)
paved: 10,600 km (2017)
unpaved: 102,600 km (2017)
Montenegro
total: 7,762 km (2010)
paved: 7,141 km (2010)
unpaved: 621 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

Morocco
Mozambique
total: 31,083 km (2015)
paved: 7,365 km (2015)
unpaved: 23,718 km (2015)
Namibia
Nauru
total: 30 km (2002)
paved: 24 km (2002)
unpaved: 6 km (2002)
Nepal
total: 27,990 km (2016)
paved: 11,890 km (2016)
unpaved: 16,100 km (2016)
Netherlands
total: 139,124 km (includes 3,654 km of expressways) (2016)
New Caledonia
total: 5,622 km (2006)
New Zealand
total: 94,000 km (2017)
paved: 61,600 km (includes 199 km of expressways) (2017)
unpaved: 32,400 km (2017)
Nicaragua
total: 23,897 km (2014)
paved: 3,346 km (2014)
unpaved: 20,551 km (2014)
Niger
total: 18,949 km (2010)
paved: 3,912 km (2010)
unpaved: 15,037 km (2010)
Nigeria
Niue
total: 234 km (2017)
paved: 210 km (2017)
Norfolk Island
total: 80 km (2008)
paved: 53 km (2008)
unpaved: 27 km (2008)
North Macedonia
total: 14,182 km (includes 290 km of expressways) (2017)
paved: 9,633 km (2017)
unpaved: 4,549 km (2017)
Northern Mariana Islands
total: 536 km (2008)
Norway
total: 93,870 km (includes 393 km of expressways) (2013)
paved: 75,754 km (2013)
unpaved: 18,116 km (2013)
Oman
total: 60,230 km (2012)
paved: 29,685 km (includes 1,943 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 30,545 km (2012)
Pakistan
total: 263,775 km (2019)
paved: 185,063 km (includes 708 km of expressways) (2019)
unpaved: 78,712 km (2019)
Palau
total: 125 km (2018)
paved: 89 km (2018)
unpaved: 36 km (2018)
Panama
Papua New Guinea
total: 9,349 km (2011)
paved: 3,000 km (2011)
unpaved: 6,349 km (2011)
Paraguay
Peru
total: 140,672 km (18,699 km paved) (2012)

note: includes 24,593 km of national roads (14,748 km paved), 24,235 km of departmental roads (2,340 km paved), and 91,844 km of local roads (1,611 km paved)

Philippines
total: 216,387 km (2014)
paved: 61,093 km (2014)
unpaved: 155,294 km (2014)
Pitcairn Islands
total: 0 km
Poland
total: 420,000 km (2016)
paved: 291,000 km (includes 1,492 km of expressways, 1,559 of motorways) (2016)
unpaved: 129,000 km (2016)
Portugal
total: 82,900 km (2008)
paved: 71,294 km (includes 2,613 km of expressways) (2008)
unpaved: 11,606 km (2008)
Puerto Rico
total: 26,862 km (includes 454 km of expressways) (2012)
Qatar
total: 9,830 km (2010)
Romania
total: 84,185 km (2012)
paved: 49,873 km (includes 337 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 34,312 km (2012)
Russia
total: 1,283,387 km (2012)
paved: 927,721 km (includes 39,143 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 355,666 km (2012)
Rwanda
total: 4,700 km (2012)
paved: 1,207 km (2012)
unpaved: 3,493 km (2012)
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
total: 198 km (Saint Helena 138 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 20 km) (2002)
paved: 168 km (Saint Helena 118 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) (2002)
unpaved: 30 km (Saint Helena 20 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) (2002)
Saint Kitts and Nevis
total: 383 km (2002)
paved: 163 km (2002)
unpaved: 220 km (2002)
Saint Lucia
total: 1,210 km (2011)
paved: 847 km (2011)
unpaved: 363 km (2011)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
total: 117 km (2009)
paved: 80 km (2009)
unpaved: 37 km (2009)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
total: 292 km (2006)
paved: 292 km (2006)
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
total: 221,372 km (2006)
paved: 47,529 km (includes 3,891 km of expressways) (2006)
unpaved: 173,843 km (2006)
Senegal
total: 16,496 km (2017)
paved: 5,957 km (includes 72 km of expressways) (2017)
unpaved: 10,539 km (2017)
Serbia
total: 44,248 km (2016)
paved: 28,000 km (16,162 km state roads, out of which 741 km highways) (2016)
unpaved: 16,248 km (2016)
Seychelles
total: 526 km (2015)
paved: 514 km (2015)
unpaved: 12 km (2015)
Sierra Leone
Singapore
total: 3,500 km (2017)
paved: 3,500 km (includes 164 km of expressways) (2017)
Sint Maarten
total: 53 km
Slovakia
total: 56,926 km (includes local roads, national roads, and 464 km of highways) (2016)
Slovenia
total: 38,985 km (2012)
paved: 38,985 km (includes 769 km of expressways) (2012)
Solomon Islands
total: 1,390 km (2011)
paved: 34 km (2011)
unpaved: 1,356 km (2011)

note: includes 920 km of private plantation roads

Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
total: 7,000 km (2012)

note: most of the road network is unpaved and much of it is in disrepair; a 192-km paved road between the capital, Juba, and Nimule on the Ugandan border was constructed with USAID funds in 2012

Spain
total: 683,175 km (2011)
paved: 683,175 km (includes 16,205 km of expressways) (2011)
Sri Lanka
total: 114,093 km (2010)
paved: 16,977 km (2010)
unpaved: 97,116 km (2010)
Sudan
Suriname
Sweden
total: 573,134 km (includes 2,050 km of expressways) (2016)
paved: 140,100 km (2016)
unpaved: 433,034 km (2016)

note: includes 98,500 km of state roads, 433,034 km of private roads, and 41,600 km of municipal roads

Switzerland
total: 71,464 km (2011)
paved: 71,464 km (includes 1,415 of expressways) (2011)
Syria
total: 69,873 km (2010)
paved: 63,060 km (2010)
unpaved: 6,813 km (2010)
Taiwan
total: 43,365 km (2016)
paved: 42,969 km (includes 1,348 km of highways and 737 km of expressways) (2016)
unpaved: 396 km (2016)
Tajikistan
Tanzania
total: 86,472 km (2010)
paved: 7,092 km (2010)
unpaved: 79,380 km (2010)
Thailand
total: 180,053 km (includes 450 km of expressways) (2006)
Timor-Leste
total: 6,040 km (2005)
paved: 2,600 km (2005)
unpaved: 3,440 km (2005)
Togo
Tonga
total: 680 km (2011)
paved: 184 km (2011)
unpaved: 496 km (2011)
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
total: 385,754 km (2012)
paved: 352,268 km (includes 2,127 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 33,486 km (2012)
Turkmenistan
total: 58,592 km (2002)
paved: 47,577 km (2002)
unpaved: 11,015 km (2002)
Turks and Caicos Islands
total: 121 km (2003)
paved: 24 km (2003)
unpaved: 97 km (2003)
Tuvalu
total: 8 km (2011)
paved: 8 km (2011)
Uganda
total: 20,544 km (excludes local roads) (2017)
paved: 4,257 km (2017)
unpaved: 16,287 km (2017)
Ukraine
total: 169,694 km (2012)
paved: 166,095 km (includes 17 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 3,599 km (2012)
United Arab Emirates
total: 4,080 km (2008)
paved: 4,080 km (includes 253 km of expressways) (2008)
United Kingdom
total: 394,428 km (2009)
paved: 394,428 km (includes 3,519 km of expressways) (2009)
United States
total: 6,586,610 km (2012)
paved: 4,304,715 km (includes 76,334 km of expressways) (2012)
unpaved: 2,281,895 km (2012)
Uruguay
total: 77,732 km (2010)
paved: 7,743 km (2010)
unpaved: 69,989 km (2010)
Uzbekistan
total: 86,496 km (2000)
paved: 75,511 km (2000)
unpaved: 10,985 km (2000)
Vanuatu
total: 1,070 km (2000)
paved: 256 km (2000)
unpaved: 814 km (2000)
Venezuela
total: 96,189 km (2014)
Vietnam
total: 195,468 km (2013)
paved: 148,338 km (2013)
unpaved: 47,130 km (2013)
Virgin Islands
total: 1,260 km (2008)
West Bank
total: 4,686 km (2010)
paved: 4,686 km (2010)

note: includes Gaza Strip

World
total: 64,285,009 km (2013)
Yemen
total: 71,300 km (2005)
paved: 6,200 km (2005)
unpaved: 65,100 km (2005)
Zambia
Zimbabwe