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Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code T-ACS-1.1.9
Sub-theme Transport
Sub-sub-theme Road
Name Paved road as proportion of total network (%)
Definition Accessibility - Total length of paved road recorded in country
Calculation/Formula Total length of paved roads / Total length of road network x 100
Unit of Measure %
Limitations Some data is very old, split between paved and unpaved is only approximate due to improvement works.
Purpose/Rationale Assessment of the proportion of the road network that has been sealed and if of good quality, which significantly affects journey times.
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
Numerator Total length of paved roads
Denominator Total length of road network
Factor x 100
Unit %