Australia - Roads

Roads, goods transported (million ton-km)

The value for Roads, goods transported (million ton-km) in Australia was 195,000 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 7 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 195,000 in 2010 and a minimum value of 152,777 in 2003.

Definition: Goods transported by road are the volume of goods transported by road vehicles, measured in millions of metric tons times kilometers traveled.

Source: International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

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Year Value
2003 152,777
2004 162,300
2005 168,630
2006 173,000
2007 182,734
2008 189,847
2009 190,840
2010 195,000

Roads, paved (% of total roads)

Roads, paved (% of total roads) in Australia was 43.50 as of 2010. Its highest value over the past 20 years was 43.50 in 2010, while its lowest value was 35.00 in 1990.

Definition: Paved roads are those surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents, with concrete, or with cobblestones, as a percentage of all the country's roads, measured in length.

Source: International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

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Year Value
1990 35.00
1991 35.70
1992 36.40
1993 37.10
1994 37.90
1995 38.60
1996 38.70
1998 38.70
2004 41.57
2010 43.50

Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km)

The value for Roads, passengers carried (million passenger-km) in Australia was 303,800 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 6 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 303,800 in 2010 and a minimum value of 288,158 in 2004.

Definition: Passengers carried by road are the number of passengers transported by road times kilometers traveled.

Source: International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

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Year Value
2004 288,158
2005 290,280
2006 298,890
2007 302,123
2008 302,369
2009 301,450
2010 303,800

Roads, total network (km)

The value for Roads, total network (km) in Australia was 825,500 as of 2010. As the graph below shows, over the past 20 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 913,000 in 1998 and a minimum value of 810,264 in 1990.

Definition: Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country. A motorway is a road designed and built for motor traffic that separates the traffic flowing in opposite directions.

Source: International Road Federation, World Road Statistics and electronic files, except where noted.

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Year Value
1990 810,264
1991 828,000
1992 844,000
1993 860,000
1994 878,000
1995 896,000
1996 913,000
1998 913,000
1999 811,601
2000 811,601
2003 812,972
2004 810,641
2008 816,949
2009 822,649
2010 825,500

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Transportation