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Length of Roads: In the last 7 decades, the total length of roads in Pakistan has increased nearly 10 times, from 22,238 kilometers in 1947 to 263,356 kilometers in fiscal year 2015-2016, most growth happened in two decades (80’s and 90’s).


Transportation infrastructure plays a critical role in fulfilling the strategic needs of a country and the development of any economy. Undertaking an analysis of facts and figures available in Economic Survey of Pakistan, this particular press release provides an overview of the increase in the road networks in Pakistan since Independence. Total road network includes motorways, highways, and main or national roads, secondary or regional roads, and all other roads in a country.