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Australia


    • Railroads:

        total:
        40,478 km (1,130 km electrified; 183 km dual gauge)

        broad gauge:
        7,970 km 1.600-m gauge

        standard gauge:
        16,201 km 1.435-m gauge

        narrow gauge:
        16,307 km 1.067-m gauge

    • Highways:

        total:
        837,872 km

        paved:
        243,750 km

        unpaved:
        gravel, crushed stone, stabilized earth 228,396 km; unimproved earth 365,726 km

    • Inland waterways:
      8,368 km; mainly by small, shallow-draft craft

    • Pipelines:
      crude oil 2,500 km; petroleum products 500 km; natural gas 5,600 km

    • Ports:
      Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Devonport, Fremantle, Geelong, Hobart (Tasmania), Launceton (Tasmania), Mackay, Melbourne, Sydney, Townsville

    • Merchant marine:

        total:
        81 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 2,620,536 GRT/3,801,970 DWT

        ships by type:
        bulk 30, cargo 7, chemical tanker 3, combination bulk 2, container 7, liquefied gas tanker 6, oil tanker 18, roll-on/roll-off cargo 7, short-sea passenger 1

    • Airports:

        total:
        480

        with paved runways over 3,047 m:
        9

        with paved runways 2,438 to 3,047 m:
        15

        with paved runways 1,524 to 2,437 m:
        128

        with paved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        125

        with paved runways under 914 m:
        31

        with unpaved runways 1,524 to 2,438 m:
        23

        with unpaved runways 914 to 1,523 m:
        149






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