Transport and infrastructure in Malaysia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Malaysia with the average of all countries in Asien. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 144,403 km. Theoretically, this is 4.57 meter for each of the 32 millions inhabitants of the country. Malaysia hereby ranks 110th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.06 meters of railway tracks per person Malaysia come 101st worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 4,675 km long coastline.

Airports in Malaysia

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 144,400 km4,566.21 km436.53 m 13,609,300 km3,036.47 km425.60 m
Railroads 1,900 km58.53 km5.60 m 333,900 km74.50 km10.44 m
Waterways 7,200 km227.67 km21.77 m 260,300 km58.08 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 3159.960.001 15,9153.550.000
Airports 1143.600.345 4,3790.980.000