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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code T-ACS-1.1.8
Sub-theme Transport
Sub-sub-theme Road
Name Total road network in country (length, km)
Definition Accessibility - Total length of road network (paved and unpaved) recorded.
Unit of Measure Km
Limitations Some data is very old, split between paved and unpaved is only approximate due to improvement works.
Purpose/Rationale Assessment of availability of road transport (which may be compared to population/size of country) and quality of these networks.
Policy Linkages National Development plans
Preferred Data Sources Ministry of Transport / Lands and Survey Dept
Primary Data Collection System Survey - SPC contacting national ministries and agencies
Frequency of Data Collection Annual
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD
Unit Km