Countries That Drive On The Left 2020

Throughout the world, countries observe either left-hand traffic (LHT) or right-hand traffic (RHT.) This designates what side of the road a driver will stay on. In LHT areas, drivers will stay to the left side of the road, while RHT areas require drivers to stay on the right side of the road.

There are 163 countries that drive on the right-hand side of the road. A total of 78 countries and territories The countries that drive on the left side of the road have about one-quarter of all of the roads in the world and about 35% of the world’s population.

In the early 20th century, over 100 cities drove on the left side of the road. However, 34 transitioned to RHT laws by 1986.

Country Population 2019
Anguilla14,869
Antigua And Barbuda97,118
Australia25,203,198
Bahamas389,482
Bangladesh163,046,161
Barbados287,025
Bermuda62,506
Bhutan763,092
Botswana2,303,697
British Virgin Islands30,030
Brunei433,285
Cayman Islands64,948
Cook Islands17,548
Cyprus1,198,575
Dominica71,808
Falkland Islands3,377
Fiji889,953
Grenada112,003
Guyana782,766
Hong Kong7,436,154
India1,366,417,754
Indonesia270,625,568
Ireland4,882,495
Isle Of Man84,584
Jamaica2,948,279
Japan126,860,301
Kenya52,573,973
Kiribati117,606
Lesotho2,125,268
Macau640,445
Malawi18,628,747
Malaysia31,949,777
Maldives530,953
Malta440,372
Mauritius1,269,668
Montserrat4,989
Mozambique30,366,036
Namibia2,494,530
Nauru10,756
Nepal28,608,710
New Zealand4,783,063
Niue1,615
Pakistan216,565,318
Papua New Guinea8,776,109
Saint Kitts And Nevis52,823
Saint Lucia182,790
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines110,589
Samoa197,097
Seychelles97,739
Singapore5,804,337
Solomon Islands669,823
South Africa58,558,270
Sri Lanka21,323,733
Suriname581,372
Tanzania58,005,463
Thailand69,625,582
Timor Leste1,293,119
Tokelau1,340
Tonga104,494
Trinidad And Tobago1,394,973
Turks And Caicos Islands38,191
Tuvalu11,646
Uganda44,269,594
United Kingdom67,530,172
Zambia17,861,030
Zimbabwe14,645,468