Transport and infrastructure in Mozambique

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Mozambique with the average of all countries in Africa. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 31,083 km. Theoretically, this is 1.02 meter for each of the 30.37 millions inhabitants of the country. Mozambique hereby ranks 204th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.16 meters of railway tracks per person Mozambique come 73rd worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 2,470 km long coastline.

Airports in Mozambique

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 31,100 km1,023.61 km39.53 m 3,002,100 km2,295.28 km99.00 m
Railroads 4,800 km157.64 km6.09 m 89,000 km68.06 km2.94 m
Waterways 460 km15.15 km0.58 m 50,100 km38.27 km1.65 m
Commercial harbors 290.960.000 7,0955.420.000
Airports 983.230.125 3,1512.410.000