Which Roads Are the Most Paved?

Roads, Paved (As % of Total Roads) (%), 2010 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 56 countries in 2010, USA ranked the highest in paved roads as a share of total roads with 100% followed by Ireland and France. On the other end of the scale was Ghana with 12.6%, Brazil with 13.5% and Kenya with 14.3%.

Average paved roads as a share of total roads reached 55.2% in 2010 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 16.6 % more than in the previous year and % the same as 10 years ago.

Historically, average paved roads as a share of total roads reached an all time high of 55.2% in 2010 and an all time low of 45.0% in 2004. The average annual growth amounted to 3.77 % since 1982.

Data for more countries are available at Roads, Paved (As % of Total Roads) indicator page.

Roads, Paved (As % of Total Roads) Unit 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Austria % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Bulgaria % ... ... ... ... ... ... 98.4% ... ... ... ...
Czech Republic % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Denmark % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
France % ... ... ... ... ... ... 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Ireland % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Israel % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Italy % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Luxembourg % 100% ... ... ... ... ...
Singapore % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Slovenia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% ...
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
USA % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 64.5% 65.3% ... 100% 100%
Ukraine % 97.2% 97.4% 97.7% 97.8% 97.8%
United Kingdom % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%