Transport and infrastructure in Senegal

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Senegal with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 15,000 km. Theoretically, this is 0.97 meter for each of the 15 millions inhabitants of the country. Senegal hereby ranks 204th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.06 meters of railway tracks per person Senegal come 103rd worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 531 km long coastline.

Airports in Senegal

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 15,000 km973.29 km76.25 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 900 km58.79 km4.61 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 1,000 km64.89 km5.08 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 90.580.000 8,34513.890.001
Airports 201.300.102 3,7526.250.001