Transport and infrastructure in Malaysia

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Malaysia with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 144,403 km. Theoretically, this is 4.63 meter for each of the 31 millions inhabitants of the country. Malaysia hereby ranks 111st in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 0.06 meters of railway tracks per person Malaysia come 98th 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 km4,630.19 km436.53 m 6,817,900 km11,347.03 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 1,800 km59.29 km5.59 m 279,700 km465.54 km46.36 m
Waterways 7,200 km230.86 km21.77 m 53,100 km88.44 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 31510.100.001 8,32813.860.001
Airports 1143.660.345 3,7556.250.001