Transport and infrastructure in Antigua and BarbudaOur listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Antigua and Barbuda with the average of all countries in America. The main traffic and transport routes are in good condition, but do not reach the level of the leading industrial nations.
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Road trafficThe network of roads and highways has a total length of 1,170 km. For each of the country's 98,728 inhabitants, this corresponds to 11.85 meters. This puts Antigua and Barbuda in 43rd place in the global ranking. However, the country's size and population density of around 224 inhabitants per km² must also be taken into account. Countries with fewer inhabitants on the same or even larger area naturally achieve quite different values here and have to connect remote areas to the transport network despite a smaller population.
With an average of 0 traffic fatalities per year (2012 - 2019), road traffic in Antigua and Barbuda is considered very safe. This corresponds to around 4.3 accident fatalities per 0.4 inhabitants per year. By comparison, this figure is 12.2 in the USA and 17.1 worldwide.
In Antigua and Barbuda, left-hand traffic is the rule on the roads, i.e. you drive in the left lane and overtake on the right. Oncoming traffic comes to meet you on the right side. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.
Antigua and Barbuda
|total||per 1 mio|
|Roadways||1,200 km||11,850.74 km||2,659.09 m|
|Railroads||0 km||0.00 km||0.00 m|
|Waterways||0 km||0.00 km||0.00 m|
|total||per 1 mio|
|Roadways||644,200 km||2,865.26 km||236.78 m|
|Railroads||31,600 km||140.56 km||11.62 m|
|Waterways||9,200 km||40.78 km||3.37 m|
Data sources used• Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
• Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
• CIA Factbook
• OECD Statistics
• Wikipedia (german)