The IRF World Road Statistics have established a worldwide reputation as a prime reference resource for industry, academic bodies, multilateral institutions and leading governmental and non-governmental organisations.

Public and private organisations regularly turn to the WRS for its detailed statistical profile, with many explicitly expressing their satisfaction with the robust dataset of the WRS and indicators as an essential input for their research and analytical tools.

“The World Bank Group greatly values its long-standing collaboration with the International Road Federation (IRF), whose rigorous and comprehensive World Road Statistics form a prime basis for the transport services data compiled in our annual World Development indicators.”

The World Bank Group

The IRF’s road statistics work continues to be a valuable evidence base for UNECE’s mission to help countries develop modern transport systems and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. We welcome their decision to make the data more freely available.

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, UNECE

“SLOCAT welcomes the release of the IRF World Road Statistics to the public. They are an invaluable resource, that provides comprehensive and reliable data on road transport and will enable evidence-based knowledge and impactful advocacy for sustainable, low carbon transport.”

SLOCAT Partnership

“The World Road Statistics prepared by the International Road Federation (IRF) has provided very useful data and arena for countries including the Low- and Middle-income countries (LMIC) to gauge themselves on various aspects of roads transport ranging from Road transport plans, best practices as well as Road Safety aspects.”

The United Republic of Tanzania Ministry of Works and Transport

Tracking the gap between the transport sector’s ambition and reality requires consistent, reliable, and relevant data. Resources like the IRF World Road Statistics continue to be an indispensable constituent of SuM4All’s overall effort to monitor transport system performances globally.”

Sustainable Mobility for All (SuM4All)

“The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) would like to congratulate the IRF on the release of its annual World Roads Statistics publication. The collaboration between KNBS and IRF has helped Kenya improve on its road transport statistics database as well as enabling international comparability to measure the country’s development progress against other world leading economies. We look forward to more fruitful engagements with the IRF.”

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)

“The World Road Statistics of IRF is the only open-to-all international data system providing such a wealth of high quality road statistics across the globe. The IRF WRS has been the reference data source for the scientific community to deliver high-end international road, traffic, and safety research since a long time, whilst also supporting decision-making at all levels.”

National Technical University of Athens (NTUA)

‘IRF World Road Statistics is a unique and highly valuable source for international road statistics, which has greatly contributed to the analyses of road users safety attitudes globally within the ESRA project.

ESRA – E-Survey of Road Users’ Attitudes

Attikes Diadromes S.A. would like to congratulate IRF on the release of its latest edition of its World Roads Statistics, which is continuing to provide a valuable insight into road safety and road transport across the world!

Attikes Diadromes S.A.

”Being a think tank institution serving the African continent, accurate road statistics such as the IRF World Road Statistics are definitely useful in our daily work to ensure a better future for transport and regional integration in Africa.”

Robert T. Lisinge, Chief of the Energy, Infrastructure and Services Section of the Private Sector Development and Finance Division of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

“Roads are essential to society, and understanding their contribution to the economy and social cohesiveness requires a significant amount of data. IRF has collected these for more than 200 countries and for the past 60 years. The resulting IRF World Road Statistics publication is an invaluable resource for understanding the importance of roads worldwide.” 

OECD / International Transport Forum

The IRF’s World Road Statistics remains a benchmark to refer to when it comes to comparing and contrasting information from more than 200 countries. The WRS offer invaluable information for the Transportation systems operations practitioners worldwide when it comes to road networks and traffic, expenditures and revenue, and trends in road accidents, systems operations and energy consumption, to name a few.

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, AASHTO

“Tools like the IRF World Road Statistics help the National Interest Services (NIS) program, which ARRB Group coordinates, support an informed Australian land transport community.”

Australian Road Research Board, ARRB Group

“We congratulate IRF for the IRF World Road Statistics, which have been especially valuable in the IEA’s analysis of global land transport infrastructure requirements to 2050. We look forward to continued cooperation with IRF to improve understanding of the detailed relationships between the energy and road sectors.”

International Energy Agency, IEA

“As the global voice of the road transport industry, one of the IRU’s roles is to monitor and communicate current statistics for the transport of goods and passengers so that policymakers and the business community can take informed decisions. The IRF World Road Statistics are an essential complement to our own studies and have a well-deserved reputation as a comprehensive and up-to-date source of key road infrastructure and traffic data. Together, they serve as vital tools for the development of sustainable, fact based transport policies worldwide.” 

International Road Transport Union, IRU

“The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) congratulates IRF on the IRF World Road Statistics. The Ministry subscribes to WRS every year and considers the data to be reliable, effective and relevant wealth of information for its extensive geographical coverage and a primary source of data for Sustainable Surface Transport.”

Indian Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, MoRTH

“OPEC would like to congratulate the International Road Federation (IRF) for the release of its World Road Statistics (WRS). OPEC has long subscribed to this extremely useful publication and benefits greatly from the valuable information it provides, especially with regard to the compilation of the Organization’s annual World Oil Outlook. We wish the IRF every success in the years ahead in continuing to generate authoritative data on the transportation sector.” 

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC

“As Australia’s peak organisation of road industry stakeholders, Roads Australia is pleased to endorse the World Road Statistics as an invaluable resource for anyone seeking a comprehensive statistical insight into the state of roads, safety and land transport across the globe.” “Congratulations on your commitment to the WRS and its immense contribution to global industry awareness in road safety, planning and economic development.” 

Roads Australia

“The UN Road Safety Collaboration congratulates IRF on the publication of this useful statistical resource. These reports will be a valuable contribution to the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. We look forward to continued collaboration with IRF in this area.” 

United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, UNRSC