Traffic in Macao

Transport and infrastructure in Macao

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Macao with the average of all countries in Asia.

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Road traffic

The network of roads and highways has a total length of 428 km. For each of the country's 658,391 inhabitants, this corresponds to 0.65 meters. This puts Macao in 222nd place in the global ranking. However, it is also important to note the country's population density, which is extremely high at around 21658 inhabitants per km². With so many people in such a relatively small area, longer driving distances are rare. Traffic in MacaoIn Macao, left-hand traffic is the rule on the roads, i.e. you drive in the left lane and overtake on the right. Oncoming traffic comes to meet you on the right side. Here you can also find an overview of all countries with left-hand traffic.



 totalper 1 mio
per km²
Roadways400 km650.07 km14,078.95 m
Railroads0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Waterways0 km0.00 km0.00 m
Commercial harbors11.520.033


 total per 1 mio
per km²
Roadways14,699,500 km3,162.10 km459.66 m
Railroads280,000 km60.24 km8.76 m
Waterways260,300 km55.99 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors46,0549.910.001

Data sources used

Global Health Observatory Data Repository (World Health Organization)
Internation Union of Railways (UIC)
CIA Factbook
OECD Statistics
Wikipedia (german)
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