Country

Roadways (km)

Afghanistan

total: 34,789 km
paved: 8,231 km
unpaved: 26,558 km (2003)

Albania

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

Algeria

total: 104,000 km
paved: 71,656 km
unpaved: 32,344 km (1999)

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: 105 km
paved: 65 km
unpaved: 40 km (2002)

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: 811,601 km
paved: 316,524 km
unpaved: 495,077 km (2002)

Austria

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

Azerbaijan

total: 27,016 km
paved: 12,698 km (including 128 km of expressways)
unpaved: 14,318 km (2003)

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 (2003)

Belarus

total: 93,055 km
paved: 93,055 km (2003)

Belgium

total: 149,757 km
paved: 117,110 km (including 1,747 km of expressways)
unpaved: 32,647 km (2003)

Belize

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

Benin

total: 6,787 km
paved: 1,357 km
unpaved: 5,430 km (1999)

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: 60,762 km
paved: 4,314 km (including 11 km of expressways)
unpaved: 56,448 km (2003)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

total: 21,846 km
paved: 11,425 km
unpaved: 10,421 km (1999)

Botswana

total: 25,233 km
paved: 8,867 km
unpaved: 16,366 km (2003)

Brazil

total: 1,724,929 km
paved: 94,871 km
unpaved: 1,630,058 km (2000)

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: 1,150 km
paved: 399 km
unpaved: 751 km (1999)

Bulgaria

total: 102,016 km
paved: 93,855 km (including 328 km of expressways)
unpaved: 8,161 km (2003)

Burkina Faso

total: 12,506 km
paved: 2,001 km
unpaved: 10,505 km (1999)

Burma

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

Burundi

total: 14,480 km
paved: 1,028 km
unpaved: 13,452 km (1999)

Cambodia

total: 12,323 km
paved: 1,996 km
unpaved: 10,327 km (2000)

Cameroon

total: 80,932 km
paved: 5,398 km
unpaved: 75,534 km (2002)

Canada

total: 1,408,900 km
paved: 497,342 km (including 16,906 km of expressways)
unpaved: 911,558 km (2002)

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: 1,809,829 km
paved: 1,447,682 km (with at least 29,745 km of expressways)
unpaved: 362,147 km (2003)

Christmas Island

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

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

total: 15 km (2005)

Colombia

total: 110,000 km
paved: 26,000 km
unpaved: 84,000 km (2000)

Comoros

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

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

total: 157,000 km (including 30 km of expressways) (1999)

Congo, Republic of the

total: 12,800 km
paved: 1,242 km
unpaved: 11,558 km (1999)

Cook Islands

total: 320 km
paved: 33 km
unpaved: 287 km (2003)

Costa Rica

total: 35,889 km
paved: 8,075 km
unpaved: 27,814 km (2003)

Cote d'Ivoire

total: 50,400 km
paved: 4,889 km
unpaved: 45,511 km (1999)

Croatia

total: 28,588 km
paved: 24,186 km (including 583 km of expressways)
unpaved: 4,402 km (2003)

Cuba

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

Cyprus

total: 14,110 km (Republic of Cyprus: 11,760 km; north Cyprus: 2,350 km)
paved: Republic of Cyprus: 7,403 km (including 268 km of expressways); north Cyprus: 1,370 km
unpaved: Republic of Cyprus: 4,357 km; north Cyprus: 980 km (2003/1996 est.)

Czech Republic

total: 127,672 km
paved: 127,672 km (including 518 km of expressways) (2002)

Denmark

total: 71,847 km
paved: 71,847 km (including 920 km of expressways) (2002)

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: 7,287 km
unpaved: 35,910 km (2003)

Egypt

total: 64,000 km
paved: 49,984 km
unpaved: 14,016 km (1999)

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: 56,849 km
paved: 13,303 km (including 99 km of expressways)
unpaved: 45,546 km (2003)

Ethiopia

total: 33,856 km
paved: 4,367 km
unpaved: 29,489 km (2003)

European Union

total: 4,634,810 km (including 56,704 km of expressways)
paved: 4,161,318 km
unpaved: 473,492 km (19992000)

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: 78,168 km
paved: 50,616 km (including 653 km of expressways)
unpaved: 27,552 km (2004)

France

total: 891,290 km
paved: 891,290 km (including 10,390 km of expressways) (2003)

French Guiana

total: 817 km (1998)

French Polynesia

total: 2,590 km
paved: 1,735 km
unpaved: 855 km (1999)

Gabon

total: 32,333 km
paved: 6,247 km
unpaved: 26,086 km (2003)

Gambia, The

total: 3,742 km
paved: 723 km
unpaved: 3,019 km (2003)

Gaza Strip

note: see entry for West Bank

Georgia

total: 20,247 km
paved: 7,973 km
unpaved: 12,274 km (2003)

Germany

total: 231,581 km
paved: 231,581 km (including 12,037 km of expressways) (2003)

Ghana

total: 47,787 km
paved: 8,563 km
unpaved: 39,224 km (2003)

Gibraltar

total: 29 km
paved: 29 km (2002)

Greece

total: 116,470 km
paved: 106,920 km (including 880 km of expressways)
unpaved: 9,550 km (1999)

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)

Guadeloupe

total: 947 km (2002)

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: 4,400 km
paved: 453 km
unpaved: 3,947 km (1999)

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: 1,831 km
paved: 1,831 km (1999)

Hungary

total: 159,568 km
paved: 70,050 km (including 527 km of expressways)
unpaved: 89,518 km (2002)

Iceland

total: 13,028 km
paved/oiled gravel: 4,343 km
unpaved: 8,685 km (2005)

India

total: 3,851,440 km
paved: 2,411,001 km
unpaved: 1,440,439 km (2002)

Indonesia

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

Iran

total: 178,152 km
paved: 118,115 km (including 751 km of expressways)
unpaved: 60,037 km (2002)

Iraq

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

Ireland

total: 95,736 km
paved: 95,736 km (including 125 km of expressways) (2002)

Isle of Man

total: 800 km
paved: 800 km (1999)

Israel

total: 17,237 km
paved: 17,237 km (including 126 km of expressways) (2002)

Italy

total: 479,688 km
paved: 479,688 km (including 6,620 km of expressways) (1999)

Jamaica

total: 18,700 km
paved: 13,009 km
unpaved: 5,610 km (1999)

Japan

total: 1,177,278 km
paved: 914,745 km (including 6,946 km of expressways)
unpaved: 262,533 km (2002)

Jersey

total: 577 km

Jordan

total: 7,364 km
paved: 7,364 km (2003)

Kazakhstan

total: 354,171 km
paved: 247,347 km
unpaved: 106,824 km (2003)

Kenya

total: 63,942 km
paved: 7,737 km
unpaved: 56,205 km (2000)

Kiribati

total: 670 km (1999)

Korea, North

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

Korea, South

total: 97,252 km
paved: 74,641 km (including 2,778 km of expressways)
unpaved: 22,611 km (2003)

Kuwait

total: 4,450 km
paved: 3,587 km
unpaved: 863 km (1999)

Kyrgyzstan

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

Laos

total: 32,620 km
paved: 4,590 km
unpaved: 28,030 km (2002)

Latvia

total: 69,919 km
paved: 69,919 km (2003)

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: 250 km
paved: 250 km

Lithuania

total: 78,893 km
paved: 21,617 km (including 417 km of expressways)
unpaved: 57,276 km (2003)

Luxembourg

total: 5,210 km
paved: 5,210 km (including 147 km of expressways) (2002)

Macau

total: 345 km
paved: 345 km (2003)

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: 28,400 km
paved: 5,254 km
unpaved: 23,146 km (1999)

Malaysia

total: 71,814 km
paved: 55,943 km
unpaved: 15,871 km (2001)

Maldives

total: NA
note: 10 km of coral roads in city of Male

Mali

total: 15,100 km
paved: 1,827 km
unpaved: 13,273 km (1999)

Malta

total: 2,254 km
paved: 1,973 km
unpaved: 281 km (2003)

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)

Martinique

total: 2,105 km (including 261 km of expressways) (2000)

Mauritania

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

Mauritius

total: 2,254 km
paved: 2,254 km (including 75 km of expressways) (2003)

Mayotte

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

Mexico

total: 349,038 km
paved: 116,928 km (including 6,979 km of expressways)
unpaved: 232,110 km (2003)

Micronesia, Federated States of

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

Midway Islands

total: NA

Moldova

total: 12,730 km
paved: 10,973 km
unpaved: 1,757 km (2003)

Monaco

total: 50 km
paved: 50 km (1999)

Mongolia

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

Montserrat

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

Morocco

total: 57,694 km
paved: 32,551 km (including 417 km of expressways)
unpaved: 25,143 km (2002)

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: 15,905 km
paved: 8,573 km
unpaved: 7,332 km (2003)

Netherlands

total: 116,500 km
paved: 104,850 km
unpaved: 11,650 km (1999)

New Caledonia

total: 5,432 km (2000)

New Zealand

total: 92,662 km
paved: 59,109 km (including 169 km of expressways)
unpaved: 33,553 km (2003)

Nicaragua

total: 18,658 km
paved: 2,120 km
unpaved: 16,538 km (2003)

Niger

total: 10,100 km
paved: 798 km
unpaved: 9,302 km (1999)

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: 91,916 km
paved: 71,235 km (including 213 km of expressways)
unpaved: 20,681 km (2003)

Oman

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

Pakistan

total: 254,410 km
paved: 152,646 km (including 367 km of expressways)
unpaved: 101,764 km (2003)

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: 78,672 km
paved: 10,314 km (including 276 km of expressways)
unpaved: 68,358 km (2003)

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 (2003)

Portugal

total: 72,600 km
paved: 62,436 km (including 1,700 km of expressways)
unpaved: 10,164 km (2002)

Puerto Rico

total: 25,645 km
paved: 24,363 km (including 426 km of expressways)
unpaved: 1,282 km (2004)

Qatar

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

Reunion

total: 1,214 km (including 88 km of fourlane roads) (2001)

Romania

total: 198,817 km
paved: 60,043 km (including 228 km of expressways)
unpaved: 138,774 km (2003)

Russia

total: 537,289 km
paved: 362,133 km
unpaved: 175,156 km (2001)

Rwanda

total: 12,000 km
paved: 996 km
unpaved: 11,004 km (1999)

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: 790 km
paved: 332 km
unpaved: 458 km (1999)

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 and Montenegro

total: 45,290 km
paved: 28,261 km
unpaved: 17,029 km (2002)

Seychelles

total: 280 km
paved: 176 km
unpaved: 104 km (2002)

Sierra Leone

total: 11,300 km
paved: 904 km
unpaved: 10,396 km (2002)

Singapore

total: 3,165 km
paved: 3,130 km (including 150 km of expressways) (2003)

Slovakia

total: 42,993 km
paved: 37,533 km (including 313 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,460 km (2003)

Slovenia

total: 38,400 km
paved: 38,400 km (including 417 km of expressways) (2003)

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
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: 4,492 km
paved: 1,168 km
unpaved: 3,324 km (2002)

Swaziland

total: 3,594 km
paved: 1,078 km
unpaved: 2,516 km (2002)

Sweden

total: 424,981 km
paved: 132,339 km (including 1,544 km of expressways)
unpaved: 292,642 km (2003)

Switzerland

total: 71,220 km
paved: 71,220 km (including 1,726 of expressways) (2003)

Syria

total: 91,795 km
paved: 18,451 km
unpaved: 73,344 km (2003)

Taiwan

total: 37,299 km
paved: 35,621 km (including 1,789 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: 18,997 km
paved: 12,424 km (including 142 km of expressways)
unpaved: 6,573 km (2001)

Turkey

total: 354,421 km
paved: 147,404 km (including 1,886 km of expressways)
unpaved: 207,017 km (2003)

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: 169,739 km
paved: 164,630 km (including 15 km of expressways)
unpaved: 5,109 km (2003)

United Arab Emirates

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

United Kingdom

total: 387,674 km
paved: 387,674 km (including 3,523 km of expressways) (2004)

United States

total: 6,407,637 km
paved: 4,164,964 km (including 74,950 km of expressways)
unpaved: 2,242,673 km (2004)

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: 215,628 km (2000)

Virgin Islands

total: 1,257 km (2004)

West Bank

total: 4,158 km
paved: 4,158 km
note: includes Gaza Strip (2003)

World

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

Yemen

total: 67,000 km
paved: 7,705 km
unpaved: 59,295 km (1999)

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)
