Spain ranked 16th in a World Economic Forum’s recent ranking of road quality in 137 countries.
The survey, which rated each country’s road infrastructure in terms of extensiveness and condition, saw Spain win 5.5 point out of 7, the same as Denmark, Sweden, Germany and Qatar. The UAE and Singapore topped the list, while Switzerland (3) and the Netherlands (5) were the highest European entries.
The United Kingdom ranked 27th, equal with Ecuador and Israel, while Ireland came 41st. Bottom of the list was Mauritania. The study also included information about whether the trend was towards improvement or decline in each country, with Spain showing a plateau after a small decrease.