Transport and infrastructure in Panama

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Panama with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 15,137 km. Theoretically, this is 3.75 meter for each of the 4 millions inhabitants of the country. Panama hereby ranks 126th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.02 meters of railway tracks per person Panama come 129th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 2,490 km long coastline.

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 15,100 km3,752.24 km200.70 m 6,817,900 km11,347.03 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 100 km19.09 km1.02 m 279,700 km465.54 km46.36 m
Waterways 800 km198.31 km10.61 m 53,100 km88.44 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 6,4131,589.690.085 8,32813.860.001
Airports 11729.001.551 3,7556.250.001