Transport and infrastructure in Ecuador

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Ecuador with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 43,670 km. Theoretically, this is 2.67 meter for each of the 16 millions inhabitants of the country. Ecuador hereby ranks 148th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.06 meters of railway tracks per person Ecuador come 102nd worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 2,237 km long coastline.

Airports in Ecuador

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 43,700 km2,665.23 km170.34 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 1,000 km58.90 km3.76 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 1,500 km91.55 km5.85 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 442.690.000 8,34513.890.001
Airports 43226.371.685 3,7526.250.001