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Railways:
total: 12,821 km (includes 3,594 km of privately-owned railways)
standard gauge: 12,821 km 1.435-m gauge (7,918 km electrified and 1,152 km double track) (1998)

Highways:
total: 210,907 km
paved: 163,453 km (including 1,439 km of expressways)
unpaved: 47,454 km (1998 est.)

Waterways: 2,052 km navigable for small steamers and barges

Pipelines: natural gas 84 km

Ports and harbors: Gävle, Göteborg, Halmstad, Helsingborg, Hudiksvall, Kalmar, Karlshamn, Malmö, Sölvesborg, Stockholm, Sundsvall

Merchant marine:
total: 165 ships (1,000 GRT or over) totaling 2,301,633 GRT/1,726,018 DWT
ships by type: bulk 6, cargo 26, chemical tanker 33, combination ore/oil 4, liquified gas 1, petroleum tanker 23, rail car carrier 1, roll-on/roll-off 43, short-sea passenger 4, specialized tanker 6, vehicle carrier 18 (1999 est.)

Airports: 256 (1999 est.)

Airports - with paved runways:
total: 147
over 3,047 m: 3
2,438 to 3,047 m: 11
1,524 to 2,437 m: 80
914 to 1,523 m: 28
under 914 m: 25 (1999 est.)

Airports - with unpaved runways:
total: 109
914 to 1,523 m: 5
under 914 m: 104 (1999 est.)

Heliports: 1 (1999 est.)