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Since 2007/08 the length of sealed urban road has increased 12%, while the length of sealed rural road has increased about 2%.



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Core dashboard information


Length of urban and rural road network broken out by sealed/unsealed (km); for the definition of 'special purpose roads' see https://nzta.govt.nz/assets/consultation/far-review/docs/far-special-purpose-roads.pdf

Nature of data

Primary source NZ Transport Agency
Custodian of data NZ Transport Agency
URL This data has not been previously published. Separate statistics by region on sealed vs. unsealed and urban vs. rural roads may be found at http://www.nzta.govt.nz/assets/userfiles/transport-data/PSRoads.xls
Frequency Annual since 1992/93
Disaggregation By urban/rural/special purpose and sealed/unsealed
Quality of the data


Next Update Late 2019