Transport and infrastructure in Burma

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Burma with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 34,377 km. Theoretically, this is 0.65 meter for each of the 53 millions inhabitants of the country. Burma hereby ranks 213rd in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.10 meters of railway tracks per person Burma come 84th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 1,930 km long coastline.

Airports in Burma

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 34,400 km650.03 km50.81 m 6,817,900 km11,347.03 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 5,000 km95.13 km7.44 m 279,700 km465.54 km46.36 m
Waterways 12,800 km242.03 km18.92 m 53,100 km88.44 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 290.550.000 8,32813.860.001
Airports 641.210.095 3,7556.250.001