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 3.52 meter for each of the 31.07 millions inhabitants of the country. Ghana hereby ranks 134th 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.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways109,500 km3,524.45 km459.11 m
Railroads900 km30.48 km3.97 m
Waterways1,293 km41.61 km5.42 m
Commercial harbors501.610.000


 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways3,002,100 km2,239.71 km99.00 m
Railroads89,000 km66.41 km2.94 m
Waterways50,100 km37.35 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors7,4825.580.000
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