Transport and infrastructure in Jamaica

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Jamaica with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 22,121 km. Theoretically, this is 7.50 meter for each of the 2.9 millions inhabitants of the country. Jamaica hereby ranks 71st in a worldwide comparison.

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Central America

  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 22,100 km7,503.02 km2,012.83 m 644,200 km2,924.70 km236.78 m
Railroads 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 31,600 km143.48 km11.62 m
Waterways 0 km0.00 km0.00 m 9,200 km41.63 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors 3913.230.004 15,67771.170.006
Airports 289.502.548 2,99313.590.001