Transport and infrastructure in Ghana

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Ghana with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 109,515 km. Theoretically, this is 3.60 meter for each of the 30.42 millions inhabitants of the country. Ghana hereby ranks 131st in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.03 meters of railway tracks per person Ghana come 119th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 539 km long coastline.

Airports in Ghana

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 109,500 km3,600.35 km459.11 m 3,002,100 km2,295.28 km99.00 m
Railroads 900 km31.13 km3.97 m 89,000 km68.06 km2.94 m
Waterways 1,293 km42.51 km5.42 m 50,100 km38.27 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 481.580.000 7,0955.420.000
Airports 100.330.042 3,1512.410.000