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Cities (10)

Country RankWorld RankCityDays with low trafficCongestion month by monthCongestion level 2020 |
Change from 2019
1Sydney33 days
28%
5%p
15% less traffic than in 2019
2Melbourne102 days
23%
7%p
23% less traffic than in 2019
3Brisbane17 days
22%
3%p
12% less traffic than in 2019
4Gold Coast17 days
21%
3%p
12% less traffic than in 2019
5Adelaide17 days
21%
3%p
12% less traffic than in 2019
6Hobart26 days
20%
3%p
13% less traffic than in 2019
7Perth12 days
19%
1%p
5% less traffic than in 2019
8Newcastle8 days
19%
1%p
5% less traffic than in 2019
9Canberra17 days
15%
2%p
12% less traffic than in 2019
10Wollongong4 days
14%
1%p
8% more traffic than in 2019
25days

Average days with low traffic

Where congestion levels were at least 50% lower than the corresponding day in 2019.

Day with the highest traffic congestion

Day with the highest traffic congestion

March
5
Thursday
50%
Reached in
Melbourne

Changes in congestion level month by month

See how the congestion level has changed month by month in comparison to the same month in 2019. Results show number of cities.

increase in congestion
no change in congestion
decrease in congestion

Weekly congestion

Compare weekly congestion levels in corresponding weeks of 2019 and 2020.

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Working days travel patterns

Pick a month and compare how the peak hours have changed in 2020 in different cities in comparison to the same month in 2019.

January
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Sydney
Melbourne
Brisbane
Gold Coast
Adelaide
Hobart
Perth
Newcastle
Canberra
Wollongong
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2019
2020
Average congestion level
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Hour (24h)
12 AM
11 PM

Difference in rush hours

Check how congested on average were cities in Australia during rush hour throughout 2020 in comparison to 2019.

AM rush
PM rush