Ghana - Roads

Roads, paved (% of total roads)

Roads, paved (% of total roads) in Ghana was 12.60 as of 2009. Its highest value over the past 19 years was 29.60 in 2000, while its lowest value was 12.60 in 2009.

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 19.60
1991 23.00
1992 23.50
1993 23.90
1994 24.40
1995 24.90
1996 24.10
1999 29.60
2000 29.60
2001 18.40
2003 17.92
2005 14.90
2008 16.10
2009 12.60

Roads, total network (km)

The value for Roads, total network (km) in Ghana was 109,515 as of 2009. As the graph below shows, over the past 19 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 120,818 in 2008 and a minimum value of 36,670 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 38,145
1991 36,670
1992 37,000
1993 37,200
1994 37,400
1995 37,600
1996 37,800
1999 39,409
2000 39,409
2003 47,787
2004 54,311
2005 57,614
2008 120,818
2009 109,515

Classification

Topic: Infrastructure Indicators

Sub-Topic: Transportation