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India - Highway Data

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India - Access

 

Indicators

Value

Unit

Descriptions

Reference

Notes

Average

Range

Access to an all-season road

61%

 % of rural population

Within 2 kilometers (an estimated 20-minute walk) of a road that can be traveled by the prevailing means of transport all year round.

MORD1

Data of 2002, showing percentage of all habitations

 

39%-85%

Total Number of Motor Vehicles

72.7

million

 

MORTH2

 

 

 

Motorized Vehicle "Ownership"

14.2

% households

 

Cesus of India3

 

 

 

Urban

30.3

Rural

8

Road Length - Total

3,516,452

km

 

NHAI

 

 

 

Main Roads

666,452

km

Main roads include roads connecting cities and towns (e.g. national, regional, provincial) and are under national and regional/provincial governments.

 

 

 

Classified Rural Roads

1,730,000

km

Classified rural roads – roads connecting villages with local government centers and main roads, under national or local governments.

 

 

 

Other Rural Roads

920,000

km

 

 

 

 

Road Density in terms of

 

 

The total road network includes (a) motorways, (b) highways, main or national roads, (c) secondary or regional roads, (d) urban roads and (e) rural roads (Glossary of Transport Statistics, 2003).

 

 

 

 

Population

3

Road km/1000 people

Kilometer length of total road network per 1,000 people.

Calculated based on road and population data

As a result of 3,315,231/1,094,583,000

2.8

0.6-6.5

Land

1,115

Road km/1000 sq km total land

Kilometer length of the total road network per 1,000 km2 of land area.

Calculated based on road and land data

As a result of 3,315,231/2,973,190

745.4

 53-2,079

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India - Affordability

 

Indicators

Value

Unit

Descriptions

Reference

Notes

Average

Range

Average Pump Price for Super Gasoline

1.01

US $/liter

 

GTZ

As of April 2007

0.90

0.68-1.01

Average Pump Price for Diesel Fuel

0.75

US $/liter

 

GTZ

As of April 2007

0.70

0.45-0.75

Spending on Transport Services

NA

 % HH Expenditure

Aggregate average of reported share of total urban household expenditure on transport services

 

 

 

 3.27%-12%

Motor Fuel Tax

NA

US $/gallon

 

 

 

 

 

Petrol

NA

 

 

AAA Highway Financing in India (forthcoming)

19 - 30 % of pump price (Data of 2003. Data only show sales tax)

 

 

Diesel

NA

 

 

8.6 - 34 % of pump price (Data of 2003. Data only show sales tax)

 

 

Annual License Fees

 

US $

 

AAA Highway Financing in India (forthcoming)

One time registration tax charged as percentage of vehicle price; only for passenger vehicles

 

 

Vehicle Registration Fees

2- 6%

US $

 

 

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India - Quality

 

Indicators

Value

Unit

Descriptions

Reference

Notes

Average

Range

Paved Roads

47.3%

 % of total roads

The length of all roads that are surfaced with crushed stone (macadam) and hydrocarbon binder or bituminized agents with concrete or with cobblestones as proportion of the kilometer length of the total road network. The total road network includes (a) motorways, (b) highways, main or national roads, (c) secondary or regional roads, (d) urban roads and (e) rural roads. (Glossary of Transport Statistics, 2003).

GOI Tenth five year plan1

Data of 2002.

47%

23.7% - 81%

34%

% of 2 lane roads

 

Road Development Plan; Vision 20212

Data of 2000

 

 

1%

% of 4 lane roads

 

Ratio of the Length of Built-Up Areas (without separate service lane for local/slow moving traffic) and Total Road Length (for main highways)

NA

 

 

 

 

 

 

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India - Technical Dimensions

 

Indicators

Value

Unit

Descriptions

Reference

Notes

Average

Range

Logistic Cost (ratio)

NA

 

Defined as "average CIF (cost-insurance-freight)/FOB (free on board) ratio". The CIF price measures the cost of the imported item at the point of entry into the importing country, inclusive of the costs of transport, insurance, and handling costs. The FOB price measures the cost of an imported item at the point of shipment by the exporter, specifically as it is loaded on to a carrier for transport.

 

WB Logistics costs studies show the data for the South Asia Region: Cost for Customs Inspection and Clearance (US$/ton): Regional 0.07 -16.24; International: 5.94 -27.00

 

 

Goods Transported Annually by Road

NA

tones/km-yr

 

 

 

 

 

Passenger Transported Annually by Road

NA

passenger/km-yr

 

 

 

 

 

Private

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maintenance Expenditures per km of Road Paved/Unpaved

NA

%

 

 

 

 

 

Ratio of actual to required maintenance expenditure

20%-57%

%

 

1999-2000 WB

 

 

20-58%

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India - Road Safety

 

Indicators

Value

Unit

Descriptions

Reference

Notes

Average

Range

Annual Fatalities in Road Accidents

12.7

fatalities/10,000 vehicles

Number of fatalities from road motor vehicle accidents resulting in at least one person killed (with 30 days of the accident’s occurrence) per 10,000 road motor vehicles registered. Included in the accidents are: collisions between road vehicles, between road vehicles and pedestrians, between road vehicles and animals or fixed obstacles and with one road vehicle alone. Included are collisions between road and rail vehicles. Multi-vehicle collisions are counted as only one accident provided that any successive collisions happen at very short intervals (Glossary of Transport Statistics, 2003).

MORTH, Sundar Committee Report on Road Safety and Traffic Management,

Data of 2004

 

6-85.6

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