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.

Countries That Drive On The Left 2020

Country Population 2020
India1,380,004,385
Indonesia273,523,615
Pakistan220,892,340
Bangladesh164,689,383
Japan126,476,461
Thailand69,799,978
United Kingdom67,886,011
Tanzania59,734,218
South Africa59,308,690
Kenya53,771,296
Uganda45,741,007
Malaysia32,365,999
Mozambique31,255,435
Nepal29,136,808
Australia25,499,884
Sri Lanka21,413,249
Malawi19,129,952
Zambia18,383,955
Zimbabwe14,862,924
Papua New Guinea8,947,024
Hong Kong7,496,981
Singapore5,850,342
Ireland4,937,786
New Zealand4,822,233
Jamaica2,961,167
Namibia2,540,905
Botswana2,351,627
Lesotho2,142,249
Trinidad And Tobago1,399,488
Timor Leste1,318,445
Mauritius1,271,768
Cyprus1,207,359
Swaziland1,160,164
Fiji896,445
Guyana786,552
Bhutan771,608
Solomon Islands686,884
Macau649,335
Suriname586,632
Maldives540,544
Malta441,543
Brunei437,479
Bahamas393,244
Barbados287,375
Samoa198,414
Saint Lucia183,627
Kiribati119,449
Grenada112,523
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines110,940
Tonga105,695
United States Virgin Islands104,425
Seychelles98,347
Antigua And Barbuda97,929
Isle Of Man85,033
Dominica71,986
Cayman Islands65,722
Bermuda62,278
Saint Kitts And Nevis53,199
Turks And Caicos Islands38,717
British Virgin Islands30,231
Cook Islands17,564
Anguilla15,003
Tuvalu11,792
Nauru10,824
Montserrat4,992
Falkland Islands3,480
Niue1,626
Tokelau1,357