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

Rank Country Population 2020
1India1,380,004,385
2Indonesia273,523,615
3Pakistan220,892,340
4Bangladesh164,689,383
5Japan126,476,461
6Thailand69,799,978
7United Kingdom67,886,011
8Tanzania59,734,218
9South Africa59,308,690
10Kenya53,771,296
11Uganda45,741,007
12Malaysia32,365,999
13Mozambique31,255,435
14Nepal29,136,808
15Australia25,499,884
16Sri Lanka21,413,249
17Malawi19,129,952
18Zambia18,383,955
19Zimbabwe14,862,924
20Papua New Guinea8,947,024
21Hong Kong7,496,981
22Singapore5,850,342
23Ireland4,937,786
24New Zealand4,822,233
25Jamaica2,961,167
26Namibia2,540,905
27Botswana2,351,627
28Lesotho2,142,249
29Trinidad And Tobago1,399,488
30Timor Leste1,318,445
31Mauritius1,271,768
32Cyprus1,207,359
33Swaziland1,160,164
34Fiji896,445
35Guyana786,552
36Bhutan771,608
37Solomon Islands686,884
38Macau649,335
39Suriname586,632
40Maldives540,544
41Malta441,543
42Brunei437,479
43Bahamas393,244
44Barbados287,375
45Samoa198,414
46Saint Lucia183,627
47Kiribati119,449
48Grenada112,523
49Saint Vincent And The Grenadines110,940
50Tonga105,695
51United States Virgin Islands104,425
52Seychelles98,347
53Antigua And Barbuda97,929
54Isle Of Man85,033
55Dominica71,986
56Cayman Islands65,722
57Bermuda62,278
58Saint Kitts And Nevis53,199
59Turks And Caicos Islands38,717
60British Virgin Islands30,231
61Cook Islands17,564
62Anguilla15,003
63Tuvalu11,792
64Nauru10,824
65Montserrat4,992
66Falkland Islands3,480
67Niue1,626
68Tokelau1,357