Country

Roadways (km)

Afghanistan

total: 34,782 km
paved: 8,229 km
unpaved: 26,553 km (2004)

Albania

total: 18,000 km
paved: 7,020 km
unpaved: 10,980 km (2002)

Algeria

total: 108,302 km
paved: 76,028 km
unpaved: 32,274 km (2004)

American Samoa

total: 185 km (2004)

Andorra

total: 269 km
paved: 198 km
unpaved: 71 km

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: 229,144 km
paved: 68,809 km (including 734 km of expressways)
unpaved: 160,335 km (2004)

Armenia

total: 7,633 km
paved: 7,633 km (includes 1,561 km of expressways) (2003)

Aruba

total: 800 km
paved: 513 km
unpaved: 287 km

Australia

total: 810,641 km
paved: 336,962 km
unpaved: 473,679 km (2004)

Austria

total: 133,718 km
paved: 133,718 km (including 1,677 km of expressways) (2003)

Azerbaijan

total: 59,141 km
paved: 29,210 km
unpaved: 29,931 km (2004)

Bahamas, The

total: 2,693 km
paved: 1,546 km
unpaved: 1,147 km (1999)

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: 93,310 km
paved: 81,180 km
unpaved: 12,130 km (2004)

Belgium

total: 150,567 km
paved: 117,442 km (including 1,747 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,125 km (2004)

Belize

total: 2,872 km
paved: 488 km
unpaved: 2,384 km (1999)

Benin

total: 16,000 km
paved: 1,400 km
unpaved: 14,600 km (2005)

Bermuda

total: 447 km
paved: 447 km
note: public roads  225 km; private roads  222 km (2002)

Bhutan

total: 8,050 km
paved: 4,991 km
unpaved: 3,059 km (2003)

Bolivia

total: 62,479 km
paved: 3,749 km
unpaved: 56,730 km (2004)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

total: 21,846 km
paved: 11,425 km (4,686 km of interurban roads)
unpaved: 10,421 km (2005)

Botswana

total: 24,455 km
paved: 8,914 km
unpaved: 15,441 km (2004)

Brazil

total: 1,751,868 km
paved: 96,353 km
unpaved: 1,655,515 km (2004)

British Indian Ocean Territory

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

British Virgin Islands

total: 177 km
paved: 177 km (2002)

Brunei

total: 2,525 km
paved: 2,338 km
unpaved: 187 km (2000)

Bulgaria

total: 44,033 km
paved: 43,593 km (including 333 km of expressways)
unpaved: 440 km (2004)

Burkina Faso

total: 15,272 km
paved: 4,766 km
unpaved: 10,506 km (2004)

Burma

total: 27,000 km
paved: 3,200 km
unpaved: 23,800 km (2005)

Burundi

total: 12,322 km
paved: 1,286 km
unpaved: 11,036 km (2004)

Cambodia

total: 38,257 km
paved: 2,406 km
unpaved: 35,851 km (2004)

Cameroon

total: 50,000 km
paved: 5,000 km
unpaved: 45,000 km (2004)

Canada

total: 1,042,300 km
paved: 415,600 km (including 17,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 626,700 km (2005)

Cape Verde

total: 1,350 km
paved: 932 km
unpaved: 418 km (2000)

Cayman Islands

total: 785 km
paved: 785 km (2002)

Central African Republic

total: 23,810 km (1999)

Chad

total: 33,400 km
paved: 267 km
unpaved: 33,133 km (1999)

Chile

total: 79,605 km
paved: 16,080 km (including 407 km of expressways)
unpaved: 63,525 km (2001)

China

total: 1,870,661 km
paved: 1,515,797 km (with at least 34,288 km of expressways)
unpaved: 354,864 km (2004)

Christmas Island

total: 142 km
paved: 32 km
unpaved: 110 km (2006)

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

total: 22 km
paved: 10 km
unpaved: 12 km (2006)

Colombia

total: 112,988 km
paved: 16,270 km
unpaved: 96,718 km (2004)

Comoros

total: 880 km
paved: 673 km
unpaved: 207 km (1999)

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: 28,344 km
paved: 24,186 km (including 742 km of expressways)
unpaved: 4,158 km (2004)

Cuba

total: 60,858 km
paved: 29,820 km (including 638 km of expressway)
unpaved: 31,038 km (1999)

Cyprus

total: 14,496 km (Republic of Cyprus: 12,146 km; north Cyprus: 2,350 km)
paved: Republic of Cyprus: 7,845 km (including 276 km of expressways); north Cyprus: 1,370 km
unpaved: Republic of Cyprus: 4,301 km; north Cyprus: 980 km (2005/1996 est.)

Czech Republic

total: 127,747 km
paved: 127,747 km (including 518 km of expressways) (2003)

Denmark

total: 72,257 km
paved: 72,257 km (including 1,032 km of expressways) (2005)

Djibouti

total: 2,890 km
paved: 364 km
unpaved: 2,526 km (1999)

Dominica

total: 780 km
paved: 393 km
unpaved: 387 km (1999)

Dominican Republic

total: 12,600 km
paved: 6,224 km
unpaved: 6,376 km (1999)

East Timor

total: 5,000 km
paved: 2,500 km
unpaved: 2,500 km (2005)

Ecuador

total: 43,197 km
paved: 6,467 km
unpaved: 36,730 km (2004)

Egypt

total: 92,370 km
paved: 74,820 km
unpaved: 17,550 km (2004)

El Salvador

total: 10,029 km
paved: 1,986 km
unpaved: 8,043 km (1999)

Equatorial Guinea

total: 2,880 km (1999)

Eritrea

total: 4,010 km
paved: 874 km
unpaved: 3,136 km (1999)

Estonia

total: 56,856 km
paved: 13,384 km (including 99 km of expressways)
unpaved: 43,472 km (2004)

Ethiopia

total: 36,469 km
paved: 6,980 km
unpaved: 29,489 km (2004)

European Union

total: 2,294,641 km (including 61,522 km of expressways)
paved: 1,809,821 km
unpaved: 584,820 km (2005)

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

total: 440 km
paved: 50 km
unpaved: 390 km (2003)

Faroe Islands

total: 458 km
note: no roads between towns (2003)

Fiji

total: 3,440 km
paved: 1,692 km
unpaved: 1,748 km (1999)

Finland

total: 78,189 km
paved: 50,633 km (including 653 km of expressways)
unpaved: 27,556 km (2006)

France

total: 956,303 km (including 5,083 km of roads in the overseas departments)
paved: 951,220 km (metropolitan France; including 10,490 km of expressways) (2004)

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: 20,247 km
paved: 7,973 km
unpaved: 12,274 km (2004)

Germany

total: 231,581 km
paved: 231,581 km (including 12,200 km of expressways) (2005)

Ghana

total: 42,623 km
paved: 3,267 km
unpaved: 39,356 km (2004)

Gibraltar

total: 29 km
paved: 29 km (2002)

Greece

total: 114,931 km
paved: 105,507 km (including 880 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,424 km (2004)

Greenland

total: NA
note: while there are short roads in towns, there are no roads between towns; intertown transport takes place either by sea or air (2005)

Grenada

total: 1,127 km
paved: 687 km
unpaved: 440 km (1999)

Guam

total: 977 km (2004)

Guatemala

total: 14,095 km
paved: 4,863 km (including 75 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,232 km (1999)

Guernsey

total: NA

Guinea

total: 44,348 km
paved: 4,342 km
unpaved: 40,006 km (2003)

GuineaBissau

total: 3,455 km
paved: 965 km
unpaved: 2,490 km (2002)

Guyana

total: 7,970 km
paved: 590 km
unpaved: 7,380 km (1999)

Haiti

total: 4,160 km
paved: 1,011 km
unpaved: 3,149 km (1999)

Honduras

total: 13,603 km
paved: 2,775 km
unpaved: 10,828 km (1999)

Hong Kong

total: 1,955 km
paved: 1,955 km (2005)

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: 13,028 km
paved/oiled gravel: 4,241 km (does not include urban roads)
unpaved: 8,787 km (2005)

India

total: 3,383,344 km
paved: 1,603,705 km
unpaved: 1,779,639 km (2002)

Indonesia

total: 368,360 km
paved: 213,649 km
unpaved: 154,711 km (2002)

Iran

total: 179,388 km
paved: 120,782 km (including 878 km of expressways)
unpaved: 58,606 km (2003)

Iraq

total: 45,550 km
paved: 38,399 km
unpaved: 7,151 km (1999)

Ireland

total: 96,602 km
paved: 96,602 km (including 200 km of expressways) (2003)

Isle of Man

total: 800 km
paved: 800 km (1999)

Israel

total: 17,446 km
paved: 17,446 km (including 144 km of expressways) (2004)

Italy

total: 484,688 km
paved: 484,688 km (including 6,621 km of expressways) (2004)

Jamaica

total: 20,996 km
paved: 15,386 km (including 33 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,610 km (2004)

Japan

total: 1.183 million km
paved: 925,000 km (including 6,946 km of expressways)
unpaved: 258,000 km (2003)

Jersey

total: 577 km

Jordan

total: 7,500 km
paved: 7,500 km (2004)

Kazakhstan

total: 90,018 km
paved: 84,104 km
unpaved: 5,914 km (2004)

Kenya

total: 63,265 km (interurban roads)
paved: 8,933 km
unpaved: 54,332 km
note: there also are 100,000 km of rural roads and 14,500 km of urban roads for a national total of 177,765 km (2004)

Kiribati

total: 670 km (1999)

Korea, North

total: 31,200 km
paved: 1,997 km
unpaved: 29,203 km (1999 est.)

Korea, South

total: 100,279 km
paved: 87,032 km (including 3,060 km of expressways)
unpaved: 13,247 km (2004)

Kuwait

total: 5,749 km
paved: 4,887 km
unpaved: 862 km (2004)

Kyrgyzstan

total: 18,500 km
paved: 16,854 km
unpaved: 1,646 km (1999)

Laos

total: 31,210 km
paved: 4,494 km
unpaved: 26,716 km (2003)

Latvia

total: 69,532 km
paved: 69,532 km (2004)

Lebanon

total: 7,300 km
paved: 6,198 km
unpaved: 1,102 km (1999)

Lesotho

total: 5,940 km
paved: 1,087 km
unpaved: 4,853 km (1999)

Liberia

total: 10,600 km
paved: 657 km
unpaved: 9,943 km (1999)

Libya

total: 83,200 km
paved: 47,590 km
unpaved: 35,610 km (1999)

Liechtenstein

total: 380 km
paved: 380 km (2006)

Lithuania

total: 79,497 km
paved: 70,549 km (including 417 km of expressways)
unpaved: 8,948 km (2005)

Luxembourg

total: 5,227 km
paved: 5,227 km (including 147 km of expressways) (2004)

Macau

total: 368 km
paved: 368 km (2005)

Macedonia

total: 8,684 km
paved: 5,540 km
unpaved: 3,144 km (1999)

Madagascar

total: 49,827 km
paved: 5,780 km
unpaved: 44,047 km (1999)

Malawi

total: 15,451 km
paved: 6,956 km
unpaved: 8,495 km (2003)

Malaysia

total: 98,721 km
paved: 80,280 km (including 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 (2004)

Marshall Islands

total: 64.5 km
paved: 64.5 km
note: paved roads on major islands (Majuro, Kwajalein), otherwise stone, coral, or lateritesurfaced roads and tracks (2002)

Mauritania

total: 7,660 km
paved: 866 km
unpaved: 6,794 km (1999)

Mauritius

total: 2,020 km
paved: 2,020 km (including 75 km of expressways) (2005)

Mayotte

total: 93 km
paved: 72 km
unpaved: 21 km

Mexico

total: 235,670 km
paved: 116,751 km (including 6,144 km of expressways)
unpaved: 118,919 km (2004)

Micronesia, Federated States of

total: 240 km
paved: 42 km
unpaved: 198 km (1999)

Midway Islands

total: NA

Moldova

total: 12,733 km
paved: 10,976 km
unpaved: 1,757 km (2004)

Monaco

total: 50 km
paved: 50 km (1999)

Mongolia

total: 49,250 km
paved: 1,724 km
unpaved: 47,526 km (2002)

Montenegro

total: 7,353 km
paved: 4,274 km
unpaved: 3,079 km (2005)

Montserrat

total: 227 km
note: volcanic eruptions that began in 1995 destroyed most of the road system (2003)

Morocco

total: 57,493 km
paved: 32,716 km (including 507 km of expressways)
unpaved: 24,777 km (2004)

Mozambique

total: 30,400 km
paved: 5,685 km
unpaved: 24,715 km (1999)

Namibia

total: 42,237 km
paved: 5,406 km
unpaved: 36,831 km (2002)

Nauru

total: 30 km
paved: 24 km
unpaved: 6 km (1999 est.)

Nepal

total: 17,380 km
paved: 9,886 km
unpaved: 7,494 km (2004)

Netherlands

total: 134,000 km (including 3,270 km of expressways) (2004)

New Caledonia

total: 5,432 km (2000)

New Zealand

total: 92,931 km
paved: 59,783 km (including 171 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,148 km (2003)

Nicaragua

total: 19,036 km
paved: 2,299 km
unpaved: 16,737 km (2005)

Niger

total: 14,565 km
paved: 3,641 km
unpaved: 10,924 km (2004)

Nigeria

total: 194,394 km
paved: 60,068 km
unpaved: 134,326 km (1999)

Niue

total: 234 km
paved: 86 km
unpaved: 148 km (2001)

Norfolk Island

total: 80 km
paved: 53 km
unpaved: 27 km (2002)

Northern Mariana Islands

total: 536 km (2004)

Norway

total: 92,513 km
paved: 71,832 km (including 664 km of expressways)
unpaved: 20,681 km (2005)

Oman

total: 34,965 km
paved: 9,673 km (including 550 km of expressways)
unpaved: 25,292 km (2001)

Pakistan

total: 258,340 km
paved: 167,146 km (including 711 km of expressways)
unpaved: 91,194 km (2004)

Palau

total: 61 km
paved: 36 km
unpaved: 25 km

Panama

total: 11,643 km
paved: 4,028 km
unpaved: 7,615 km (2000)

Papua New Guinea

total: 19,600 km
paved: 686 km
unpaved: 18,914 km (1999)

Paraguay

total: 29,500 km
paved: 14,986 km
unpaved: 14,514 km (1999)

Peru

total: 78,829 km
paved: 11,351 km (including 276 km of expressways)
unpaved: 67,478 km (2004)

Philippines

total: 200,037 km
paved: 19,804 km
unpaved: 180,233 km (2003)

Pitcairn Islands

total: 6 km
unpaved: 6 km (dirt roads)

Poland

total: 423,997 km
paved: 295,356 km (including 484 km of expressways)
unpaved: 128,641 km (2004)

Portugal

total: 78,470 km
paved: 67,484 km (including 2,002 km of expressways)
unpaved: 10,986 km (2004)

Puerto Rico

total: 25,735 km
paved: 24,353 km (including 427 km of expressways)
unpaved: 1,382 km (2005)

Qatar

total: 1,230 km
paved: 1,107 km
unpaved: 123 km (1999)

Romania

total: 198,817 km
paved: 60,043 km (including 228 km of expressways)
unpaved: 138,774 km (2004)

Russia

total: 871,000 km
paved: 738,000 km (including 29,000 km of expressways)
unpaved: 133,000 km
note: includes public and departmental roads (2004)

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 118km, 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: 320 km
paved: 138 km
unpaved: 182 km (1999 est)

Saint Lucia

total: 910 km
paved: 48 km
unpaved: 862 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 (2004)

San Marino

total: 104 km
paved: 104 km (2003)

Sao Tome and Principe

total: 320 km
paved: 218 km
unpaved: 102 km (1999)

Saudi Arabia

total: 152,044 km
paved: 45,461 km
unpaved: 106,583 km (2000)

Senegal

total: 13,576 km
paved: 3,972 km (including 7 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,604 km (2003)

Serbia

total: 37,887 km
paved: 23,937 km
unpaved: 13,950 km (2002)

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: 3,234 km
paved: 3,234 km (including 150 km of expressways) (2005)

Slovakia

total: 42,993 km
paved: 37,533 km (including 316 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,460 km (2004)

Slovenia

total: 38,451 km
paved: 38,451 km (including 483 km of expressways) (2004)

Solomon Islands

total: 1,360 km
paved: 34 km
unpaved: 1,326 km (1999)

Somalia

total: 22,100 km
paved: 2,608 km
unpaved: 19,492 km (1999)

South Africa

total: 362,099 km
paved: 73,506 km (including 239 km of expressways)
unpaved: 288,593 km (2002)

Spain

total: 666,292 km
paved: 659,629 km (including 12,009 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,663 km (2003)

Sri Lanka

total: 97,287 km
paved: 78,802 km
unpaved: 18,485 km (2003)

Sudan

total: 11,900 km
paved: 4,320 km
unpaved: 7,580 km (1999)

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: 424,947 km
paved: 129,651 km (including 1,591 km of expressways)
unpaved: 295,296 km (2004)

Switzerland

total: 71,297 km
paved: 71,297 km (including 1,728 of expressways) (2004)

Syria

total: 94,890 km
paved: 19,073 km
unpaved: 75,817 km (2004)

Taiwan

total: 37,299 km
paved: 35,621 km (including 789 km of expressways)
unpaved: 1,678 km (2002)

Tajikistan

total: 27,767 km (2000)

Tanzania

total: 78,891 km
paved: 6,808 km
unpaved: 72,083 km (2003)

Thailand

total: 57,403 km
paved: 56,542 km
unpaved: 861 km (2000)

Togo

total: 7,520 km
paved: 2,376 km
unpaved: 5,144 km (1999)

Tonga

total: 680 km
paved: 184 km
unpaved: 496 km (1999)

Trinidad and Tobago

total: 8,320 km
paved: 4,252 km
unpaved: 4,068 km (1999)

Tunisia

total: 19,232 km
paved: 12,655 km (including 262 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,577 km (2004)

Turkey

total: 426,906 km
paved: 177,550 km (including 1,892 km of expressways)
unpaved: 249,356 km (2004)

Turkmenistan

total: 24,000 km
paved: 19,488 km
unpaved: 4,512 km (1999)

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: 169,477 km
paved: 164,732 km (including 15 km of expressways)
unpaved: 4,745 km (2004)

United Arab Emirates

total: 1,088 km
paved: 1,088 km (including 253 km of expressways) (1999)

United Kingdom

total: 388,008 km
paved: 388,008 km (including 3,520 km of expressways) (2005)

United States

total: 6,430,366 km
paved: 4,165,110 km (including 75,009 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,265,256 km (2005)

Uruguay

total: 77,732 km
paved: 7,743 km
unpaved: 69,989 km (2004)

Uzbekistan

total: 81,600 km
paved: 71,237 km
unpaved: 10,363 km (1999)

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 (1999)

Vietnam

total: 222,179 km
paved: 42,167 km
unpaved: 180,012 km (2004)

Virgin Islands

total: 1,257 km (2004)

West Bank

total: 4,996 km
paved: 4,996 km
note: includes Gaza Strip (2004)

World

total: 32,345,165 km
paved: 19,403,061 km
unpaved: 12,942,104 km (2002)

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: 97,440 km
paved: 18,514 km
unpaved: 78,926 km (2002)
