Transport and infrastructure in Panama

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Panama with the average of all countries in America. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 15,137 km. Theoretically, this is 3.56 meter for each of the 4.2 millions inhabitants of the country. Panama hereby ranks 133rd 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
Roadways15,100 km3,564.63 km200.70 m
Railroads100 km18.13 km1.02 m
Waterways800 km188.39 km10.61 m
Commercial harbors7,8601,850.960.104

Central America

 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways644,200 km2,924.69 km236.78 m
Railroads31,600 km143.48 km11.62 m
Waterways9,200 km41.63 km3.37 m
Commercial harbors15,67771.170.006