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Cape Town

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Cape Town in the Traffic Index

The TomTom Traffic Index provides drivers, city planners, auto manufacturers and policy makers with statistics and information about congestion levels in urban areas.

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  • 2018
  • 2017

World rank 2018

Congestion level 2018

24 / 7 congestion level

31%
1%
decrease since 2017

Data coverage

120 751 211 km
Highways57 217 622 kmNon-highways63 533 589 km

Congestion level

  • Highways
    26%
  • Non-highways
    33%

best day

June
24
Sunday
7%
The lowest average daily congestion

worst day

April
23
Monday
54%
The highest average daily congestion

Workdays peak congestion

Congestion statistics during morning and evening peaks

Morning peak
68%
Evening peak
65%

Extra travel time in peak hours

Additional time spent in the car during peak hours

+20 min
per 30 min trip
in the morning
+20 min
per 30 min trip
in the evening