Roads, paved (% of total roads), Worldwide, 1990-2011

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2 Aggregated based on the most recent country level data available for 2005-2011.
3 Aggregated based on the most recent country level data available for 2000-2005.
4 Aggregated based on the most recent country level data available for 1999-2003.
5 Data on road network do not include streets within built-up areas that are maintained by municipalities. They include only those sections that are classified as part of the national road network. Source: The Road Infrastructure agency attached to the Mini
6 The data pre and post 2005 cannot be contrasted, as village roads have been included in the statistics for road length since that year.
7 Paved: refers to asphalt, cobblestone and macadam surfaces. Unpaved: refers to dirt tracks and designed roads.
8 Data are from the Malaysian Department of Statistics.
9 Paved: refers to the total length of modern pavement (asphalt). Unpaved: refers to the total length of earth and gravel roads.
10 Data for 2011 is draw from the road classification approved by Supreme Decree N. 036-2011-MTC, showing a total of 3,151 km of new roads. For statistical purposes it was decided to consider an additional 41,765 km of existing but unregistered side roads as
11 Data for 2010 is drawn from the road classification approved by DS N. 044-2009-MTC, representing a total of 84,245 km of existing road network divided into 3 categories (National, Departmental and Side roads).
12 Data source from General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways.
13 Other unpaved roads: refer to private roads not benefitting from state subsidies. Up to and including 2007, a rounded figure was applied for this category. Since 2008, more detailed information has been available and the category now includes all other co
14 Source: Directorate General of Highways.
15 Figures for 2011 are estimated by the Ministry of Public works and Housing.
16 Figures for 2005 are estimated.

May 22, 2016
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