Transport and infrastructure in Mexico

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Mexico with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 398,148 km. Theoretically, this is 3.09 meter for each of the 128.93 millions inhabitants of the country. Mexico hereby ranks 147th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.16 meters of railway tracks per person Mexico come 70th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 9,330 km long coastline.

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 totalper 1 mio
per km2
Roadways398,100 km3,088.03 km202.68 m
Railroads20,800 km161.52 km10.60 m
Waterways2,900 km22.49 km1.48 m
Commercial harbors6685.180.000

Central America

 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways644,200 km2,894.86 km236.78 m
Railroads31,600 km142.02 km11.62 m
Waterways9,200 km41.21 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors15,65070.320.006
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