Transport and infrastructure in Bolivia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Bolivia with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 90,568 km. Theoretically, this is 7.87 meter for each of the 11.51 millions inhabitants of the country. Bolivia hereby ranks 69th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.34 meters of railway tracks per person Bolivia come 48th worldwide.

The given length of waterways and number of harbours are only refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. There is no direct access to the open sea in Bolivia.

Airports in Bolivia

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South America

  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 90,600 km7,866.52 km82.44 m 3,097,400 km7,249.62 km173.93 m
Railroads 4,000 km343.96 km3.60 m 85,100 km199.23 km4.78 m
Waterways 10,000 km868.58 km9.10 m 119,400 km279.38 km6.70 m
Commercial harbors 433.730.000 2,1945.140.000
Airports 85574.260.778 9,35921.910.001