Transport and infrastructure in Sweden

Our listing of the primary kinds of transport compares the infrastructure of Sweden with the European Union's average. The net of streets and highways has a total length of 579,564 km. Theoretically, this is 58.41 meter for each of the 10 millions inhabitants of the country. Sweden hereby ranks 5th in a worldwide comparison.

With a length of 1.42 meters of railway tracks per person Sweden come 5th worldwide.

The given waterways are refered to inland traffic on rivers and canals. The number of harbours additionally includes the ones on the 3,218 km long coastline.

Airports in Sweden

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  totalper 1 mio
per km2 total per 1 mio
per km2
Roadways 579,600 km58,405.63 km1,295.35 m 6,817,900 km11,349.61 km1,129.91 m
Railroads 14,100 km1,423.65 km31.57 m 283,700 km472.30 km47.02 m
Waterways 2,100 km206.79 km4.59 m 53,100 km88.46 km8.81 m
Commercial harbors 19019.150.000 8,34513.890.001
Airports 23123.280.516 3,7556.250.001