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OSM Road coverage compared to CIA World Factbook. Measurements in Miles
Country OSM - all roads and paths OSM - motor-roads only CIA Factbook
Afghanistan 67845 25400 26191
Aland 1321 963 N/A
Albania 18829 13614 11185
Algeria 109759 98451 70622
American Samoa 223 207 150
Andorra 719 289 199
Angola 42498 39817 31956
Anguilla 229 166 109
Antigua and Barbuda 843 756 727
Argentina 389569 370007 143769
Armenia 19238 12808 4842
Aruba 751 661 N/A
Australia 631146 487207 511523
Austria 241401 98426 77366
Azerbaijan 32418 28351 22178
Bahrain 2309 2273 2561
Bangladesh 21680 20812 13216
Barbados 1518 1306 994
Belarus 149678 100836 53681
Belgium 106304 69397 95699
Belize 5123 3582 1783
Benin 16106 15104 9942
Bermuda 369 317 278
Bhutan 2746 2370 6573
Bolivia 108576 88421 50013
Bosnia and Herzegovina 32626 24225 14246
Botswana 48059 23654 11132
Brazil 826240 746611 982365
British Indian Ocean Territory 67 53 0
British Virgin Islands 241 219 124
Brunei 1458 1350 1882
Bulgaria 73570 49709 12124
Burkina Faso 35149 23770 9490
Burundi 11816 11141 7657
Cambodia 28826 22059 27781
Cameroon 67416 48360 31907
Canada 884443 698697 647655
Cape Verde 2675 1711 840
Cayman Islands 624 547 488
Central African Republic 28354 15003 12600
Chad 23854 17929 24855
Chile 113364 92079 48320
China 977075 935100 2551590
Colombia 106851 77451 87846
Comoros 866 802 547
Cook Islands 261 196 199
Costa Rica 20421 19453 24245
Croatia 64783 38333 16751
Cuba 52999 38231 37815
Curaçao 1418 1168 342
Cyprus 11004 6890 12431
Czech Republic 158539 79095 81189
Democratic Republic of the Congo 136726 114769 95379
Denmark 107249 75738 45937
Djibouti 2077 1239 1905
Dominica 948 611 940
Dominican Republic 22455 20366 12244
East Timor 2579 2189 3753
Ecuador 57325 51483 27135
Egypt 61943 55397 85395
El Salvador 10659 10292 4299
Equatorial Guinea 4922 2546 1790
Eritrea 3789 3471 2492
Estonia 41078 30144 36296
Ethiopia 66996 49980 27563
Falkland Islands 1176 684 273
Faroe Islands 713 640 288
Federated States of Micronesia 390 248 241
Fiji 3639 3119 2138
Finland 220660 141597 64623
France 1179572 783102 639047
French Polynesia 1655 1173 1609
Gabon 28172 6598 5698
Gambia 3661 2428 2324
Georgia 44393 34394 11874
Germany 1341791 554803 400784
Ghana 35815 34352 68049
Greece 162970 94099 72676
Greenland 930 317 N/A
Grenada 647 573 700
Guam 1275 1163 649
Guatemala 18416 17718 7146
Guernsey 456 322 N/A
Guinea 62667 31380 27557
Guinea Bissau 3002 1715 2147
Guyana 3492 3033 4952
Haiti 17256 10016 2651
Heard Island and McDonald Islands 0 0 N/A
Honduras 15701 14690 9160
Hong Kong S.A.R. 5603 3431 1304
Hungary 139989 61417 124005
Iceland 18897 12648 8009
India 647584 623988 2914132
Indonesia 181731 169230 308577
Iran 165519 158155 123570
Iraq 57768 52328 37048
Ireland 86285 72290 59674
Isle of Man 1164 726 311
Israel 38380 18702 11536
Italy 613737 386531 303043
Ivory Coast 40438 36355 50950
Jamaica 8914 8088 13745
Japan 976655 828283 756288
Jersey 732 554 358
Jordan 22494 19802 4476
Kazakhstan 130708 98702 60533
Kenya 58628 47813 99965
Kiribati 581 297 416
Kosovo 8615 7483 1245
Kuwait 7657 7460 4106
Kyrgyzstan 29431 23681 21127
Laos 22934 14995 24598
Latvia 43257 35711 45012
Lebanon 10814 9017 4331
Lesotho 20670 7847 3691
Liberia 20157 12767 6587
Libya 46428 40407 62152
Liechtenstein 875 372 236
Lithuania 69239 48535 52298
Luxembourg 9621 4466 1801
Macao S.A.R 273 197 262
Macedonia 11557 9227 8812
Madagascar 38224 28337 23286
Malawi 19988 16216 9600
Malaysia 61511 57032 89728
Maldives 580 484 55
Mali 99063 57968 13965
Malta 2247 1613 1924
Marshall Islands 154 91 1260
Mauritania 11904 8529 6604
Mauritius 2190 1887 1335
Mexico 335719 308266 234667
Moldova 30408 20676 5811
Monaco 236 161 48
Mongolia 48213 39033 30602
Montenegro 9794 7216 4823
Montserrat 99 82 141
Morocco 117931 69042 36285
Mozambique 43173 38261 18847
Myanmar 47098 43458 21361
Namibia 60465 35923 27426
Nauru 49 29 19
Nepal 76949 41626 6738
Netherlands 149204 93665 86147
New Caledonia 6840 3124 3493
New Zealand 86723 65699 58969
Nicaragua 14905 12768 14849
Niger 32638 15946 11774
Nigeria 144408 135990 120049
Niue 151 85 75
Norfolk Island 64 51 50
North Korea 27959 25807 15879
Northern Mariana Islands 680 521 333
Norway 133064 86124 58328
Oman 33540 23026 37425
Pakistan 89241 85205 162958
Palau 236 194 N/A
Panama 11409 10230 9406
Papua New Guinea 13073 10303 5809
Paraguay 53178 32382 19921
Peru 93306 84680 87410
Philippines 132919 112349 134457
Pitcairn Islands 11 0 N/A
Poland 510640 240920 256027
Portugal 147410 93633 51512
Puerto Rico 26899 22647 16691
Qatar 9305 6845 6108
Republic of Congo 21008 11816 10563
Republic of Serbia 48104 33621 27494
Romania 159232 103631 52310
Russia 1635828 1079159 797459
Rwanda 10395 8772 2920
Saint Barthelemy 80 73 N/A
Saint Helena 202 143 113
Saint Kitts and Nevis 350 328 238
Saint Lucia 651 591 752
Saint Martin 142 117 33
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 130 100 73
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 388 358 515
Samoa 1543 750 1452
San Marino 184 138 181
Sao Tome and Principe 567 339 199
Saudi Arabia 117446 110975 137554
Senegal 27583 18584 9321
Seychelles 393 308 316
Sierra Leone 31495 18707 7021
Singapore 3751 2966 2128
Sint Maarten 192 172 33
Slovakia 69650 30367 34094
Slovenia 33600 20632 24224
Solomon Islands 998 896 864
Somalia 100324 13974 13732
South Africa 233758 207005 464173
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 13 0 N/A
South Korea 86163 74134 65233
South Sudan 30451 18515 4350
Spain 635230 329102 424505
Sri Lanka 34482 32106 70894
Sudan 46205 39482 7394
Suriname 5813 3625 2674
Swaziland 5507 4862 2233
Sweden 256861 180765 360124
Switzerland 128936 55923 44406
Syria 57249 53380 43417
Taiwan 61704 55490 26421
Tajikistan 14321 12328 17254
Thailand 193083 164660 111880
The Bahamas 3949 3378 1678
Togo 14419 10819 7240
Tonga 1245 730 423
Trinidad and Tobago 6785 6652 5170
Tunisia 43885 30843 12066
Turkey 358438 299024 239696
Turkmenistan 17880 15216 36407
Turks and Caicos Islands 506 430 75
Uganda 44585 39954 12427
Ukraine 373974 272814 105443
United Arab Emirates 32640 28154 2535
United Kingdom 489640 320376 245086
United Republic of Tanzania 81480 67140 53731
United States Virgin Islands 1181 993 783
United States of America 7147209 6220189 4092728
Uruguay 41735 18162 48300
Uzbekistan 68965 58650 53744
Vanuatu 2286 1457 665
Vatican N/A N/A N/A
Venezuela 63347 54390 59769
Vietnam 65208 61594 121520
Wallis and Futuna 159 132 N/A
Western Sahara 1216 964 N/A
Yemen 19009 15526 44304
Zambia 35850 31374 25137
Zimbabwe 49780 42182 60439
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@tcql tcql commented Nov 19, 2015

CIA World Factbook

"Motor-roads" are considered OSM ways with highway=:

  • motorway
  • trunk
  • motorway_link
  • trunk_link
  • primary
  • secondary
  • tertiary
  • primary_link
  • secondary_link
  • tertiary_link
  • service
  • residential
  • unclassified
  • living_street
  • road

"All roads and Paths" includes any OSM ways with any highway tag.

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