World Road Statistics 2020 & IRF Data Warehouse – OUT NOW!

World Road Statistics 2020 & IRF Data Warehouse – OUT NOW!

The 57th edition of the annual World Road Statistics (WRS) has now been released. The  WRS 2020 edition  includes updated road and transport-sector related data and indicators for the period 2013 to 2018 and covers over 200 countries and 100+ indicators, split into 11 sections, such as Road Network, Road Traffic, Road Expenditures & Revenues

Excitingly for this year, we offer a variety of new packages comprising the following WRS 2020 formats: 

  • The WRS Book (available in print/pdf), covering more indicators than ever before (100+ indicators in total). 
  • The WRS Excel file, which has been modernised and now entails a new look and feel to make this even more user-friendly (130+ indicators in total). 
  • Our newly released IRF Data Warehouse – an online platform allowing data visualisation and comparisons between countries / indicators. This platform includes all the data covered in the Book and Excel, as well as additional indicators (180+ indicators in total). As this is a new release, this is exceptionally offered as an add-on for this year!  

We invite you to learn more about our new IRF Data Warehouse and the available WRS 2020 product packages on our newly designed WRS website


For more information, please contact the IRF Statistics Team at 

Liesbeth CasierSenior Policy Advisor, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Liesbeth Casier is a Senior Policy Advisor with IISD’s Economic Law and Policy Program. She works with the Public Procurement and Infrastructure Finance team on research and advisory services that involve innovation in public procurement. She also works on IISD’s Sustainable Asset Valuation. Liesbeth has advised governments in Bhutan, Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, India, Morocco, Paraguay, Senegal, South Africa and the Netherlands.
Liesbeth also works extensively with the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the World Bank and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on policy frameworks and the business case for sustainable infrastructure. She represents IISD at the OECD Working Group on Leading Practitioners on Public Procurement.
Liesbeth previously worked with UN Environment and started her career as consultant in auditing and corporate finance with a family-owned consultancy business in Belgium. Liesbeth has an academic background in political science and law.