Countries That Drive On the Right 2022

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If you live in the United States, it’s not uncommon to drive on the right side of the road. However, did you know that there are several nations that do not drive on the right side of the road? In fact, there are 78 countries and territories that observe LHT, or left-hand traffic. This means that all drivers drive on the left side of the road.

However, more nations and territories observe RHT – or right-hand traffic – which means that all drivers drive on the right side of the road. In fact, about 65% of people drive on the right. Approximately three-quarters of the roads in the world use RHT. A total of 163 countries and territories drive on the right. This hasn’t always been true. In fact, in the early 1900s, the number of nations and territories that drove on the right was equal to the number of nations and territories that drove on the left. Beginning in 1919, more nations switched to RHT. As of December 2021, there are 165 countries and nations that drive on the right side of the road.

Countries That Drive On the Right 2022

Country 2022 Population
China1,425,887,337
United States338,289,857
Nigeria218,541,212
Brazil215,313,498
Russia144,713,314
Mexico127,504,125
Ethiopia123,379,924
Philippines115,559,009
Egypt110,990,103
DR Congo99,010,212
Vietnam98,186,856
Iran88,550,570
Turkey85,341,241
Germany83,369,843
France64,626,628
Italy59,037,474
Myanmar54,179,306
Colombia51,874,024
South Korea51,815,810
Spain47,558,630
Sudan46,874,204
Argentina45,510,318
Algeria44,903,225
Iraq44,496,122
Afghanistan41,128,771
Poland39,857,145
Ukraine39,701,739
Canada38,454,327
Morocco37,457,971
Saudi Arabia36,408,820
Angola35,588,987
Uzbekistan34,627,652
Peru34,049,588
Yemen33,696,614
Ghana33,475,870
Madagascar29,611,714
Venezuela28,301,696
Ivory Coast28,160,542
Cameroon27,914,536
Niger26,207,977
North Korea26,069,416
Taiwan23,893,394
Burkina Faso22,673,762
Mali22,593,590
Syria22,125,249
Romania19,659,267
Chile19,603,733
Kazakhstan19,397,998
Ecuador18,001,000
Guatemala17,843,908
Chad17,723,315
Somalia17,597,511
Netherlands17,564,014
Senegal17,316,449
Cambodia16,767,842
Guinea13,859,341
Rwanda13,776,698
Benin13,352,864
Burundi12,889,576
Tunisia12,356,117
Bolivia12,224,110
Belgium11,655,930
Haiti11,584,996
Jordan11,285,869
Dominican Republic11,228,821
Cuba11,212,191
South Sudan10,913,164
Sweden10,549,347
Czech Republic10,493,986
Honduras10,432,860
Greece10,384,971
Azerbaijan10,358,074
Portugal10,270,865
Hungary9,967,308
Tajikistan9,952,787
Belarus9,534,954
United Arab Emirates9,441,129
Israel9,038,309
Austria8,939,617
Togo8,848,699
Switzerland8,740,472
Sierra Leone8,605,718
Laos7,529,475
Serbia7,221,365
Nicaragua6,948,392
Libya6,812,341
Bulgaria6,781,953
Paraguay6,780,744
Kyrgyzstan6,630,623
Turkmenistan6,430,770
El Salvador6,336,392
Republic of the Congo5,970,424
Denmark5,882,261
Slovakia5,643,453
Central African Republic5,579,144
Finland5,540,745
Lebanon5,489,739
Norway5,434,319
Liberia5,302,681
Palestine5,250,072
Costa Rica5,180,829
Mauritania4,736,139
Oman4,576,298
Panama4,408,581
Kuwait4,268,873
Croatia4,030,358
Georgia3,744,385
Eritrea3,684,032
Uruguay3,422,794
Mongolia3,398,366
Moldova3,272,996
Bosnia And Herzegovina3,233,526
Albania2,842,321
Armenia2,780,469
Lithuania2,750,055
Gambia2,705,992
Qatar2,695,122
Gabon2,388,992
Slovenia2,119,844
Guinea Bissau2,105,566
Latvia1,850,651
Equatorial Guinea1,674,908
Bahrain1,472,233
Estonia1,326,062
Djibouti1,120,849
Comoros836,774
Luxembourg647,599
Montenegro627,082
Cape Verde593,149
Belize405,272
Iceland372,899
Vanuatu326,740
Sao Tome And Principe227,380
Micronesia114,164
Andorra79,824
Marshall Islands41,569
Liechtenstein39,327
Monaco36,469
San Marino33,660
Palau18,055

Countries That Drive On the Right 2022

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