Georgia 67/137 for Global Road Quality

Experts have named the countries with the worst and best roads in the world. The list is compiled based on the Global Competitiveness Index 2017/18, an annual report published by the World Economic Forum since 2004.

The rating includes 137 countries and the quality of their roads is assessed on a scale of 1 to 7.

The first place among the best roads in the world was taken by the United Arab Emirates, which scored 6.4 points. In second place, Singapore (6.3 points). Switzerland came third with 6.3 points.

Also in the top 10 were Hong Kong (6.2 points), the Netherlands (6.1 points), Japan (6.1 points), France (6.0 points), Portugal (6.0 points), Austria (6. 0 points) and the United States (5.7 points).

From the countries of the former USSR, the roads in Azerbaijan, Lithuania and Estonia were recognized as the best, coming in at 36th, 37th and 38th place, respectively. Russia is located at 114th place in the general rating. Georgia came in at 67th place for road quality.

The roads of Mauritania were named as the worst, with the country earning just 2 points, meaning that in the general list it came last in 137th place.

In second place on the list of the worst roads in the world was the Democratic Republic of the Congo (2.1 points), followed by Haiti (2.1). 2.2 points were awarded to both Madagascar and Guinea.

By Dimitri Dolaberidze

04 June 2018 19:10