Congo - Roads

Roads, paved (% of total roads)

Roads, paved (% of total roads) in Congo was 7.10 as of 2006. Its highest value over the past 16 years was 9.70 in 2000, while its lowest value was 5.00 in 2004.

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 9.70
1991 9.70
1992 9.70
1993 9.70
1994 9.70
1995 9.70
1996 9.70
1997 9.70
1998 9.70
1999 9.70
2000 9.70
2004 5.00
2006 7.10

Roads, total network (km)

The value for Roads, total network (km) in Congo was 17,000 as of 2006. As the graph below shows, over the past 16 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17,289 in 2004 and a minimum value of 12,745 in 1991.

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.

See also:

Year Value
1990 12,800
1991 12,745
1992 12,745
1993 12,745
1994 12,745
1995 12,800
1996 12,800
1997 12,800
1998 12,800
1999 12,800
2000 12,800
2004 17,289
2006 17,000

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Transportation