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 Asia. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 144,403 km. Theoretically, this is 4.52 meter for each of the 31.95 millions inhabitants of the country. Malaysia hereby ranks 116th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.06 meters of railway tracks per person Malaysia come 100th 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 km4,519.69 km437.13 m 14,699,500 km3,219.33 km459.66 m
Railroads 1,900 km57.93 km5.60 m 345,900 km75.76 km10.82 m
Waterways 7,200 km225.35 km21.80 m 260,300 km57.01 km8.14 m
Commercial harbors 1,74854.710.005 43,8729.610.001
Airports 1143.570.345 4,3490.950.000