Transport and infrastructure in Brazil

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Brazil with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 2 m km. Theoretically, this is 9.41 meter for each of the 212.56 millions inhabitants of the country. Brazil hereby ranks 55th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.14 meters of railway tracks per person Brazil come 76th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 7,491 km long coastline.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways2,000,000 km9,409.13 km234.86 m
Railroads29,900 km140.43 km3.51 m
Waterways50,000 km235.23 km5.87 m
Commercial harbors8754.120.000

South America

 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways3,097,400 km7,189.46 km173.93 m
Railroads85,100 km197.57 km4.78 m
Waterways119,400 km277.06 km6.70 m
Commercial harbors2,2315.180.000
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