Transport and infrastructure in Canada

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Canada with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 1 m km. Theoretically, this is 27.73 meter for each of the 37.59 millions inhabitants of the country. Canada hereby ranks 17th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 2.07 meters of railway tracks per person Canada come 2nd worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 202,080 km long coastline.

Airports in Canada

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North America

  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 1,042,300 km27,728.66 km104.39 m 7,629,500 km20,848.16 km347.00 m
Railroads 77,900 km2,073.25 km7.81 m 371,500 km1,015.14 km16.90 m
Waterways 636 km16.92 km0.06 m 41,600 km113.80 km1.89 m
Commercial harbors 66917.800.000 4,49812.290.000
Airports 1,46739.030.147 14,99840.980.001