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Cities (25)

Country RankWorld RankCityTime lost per yearCongestion level 2021Change from 2019Change from 2020
1Paris82 hours
36%
3%
8% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
2Marseille80 hours
35%
1%
3% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
3Toulon75 hours
33%
4%
14% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
7%
27% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
4Bordeaux73 hours
32%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%
19% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
5Lyon66 hours
29%
1%
3% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
16% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
6Nice64 hours
28%
3%
10% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
12% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
7Montpellier62 hours
27%
1%
4% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
8Grenoble62 hours
27%
5%
16% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
4% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
9Strasbourg59 hours
26%
2%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
18% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
10Nantes57 hours
25%
2%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
14% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
11Brest55 hours
24%
1%
4% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
14% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
12Rennes55 hours
24%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
4%
20% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
13Toulouse52 hours
23%
5%
18% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
10% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
14Le Havre52 hours
23%
2%
10% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
15% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
15Lille50 hours
22%
3%
12% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
10% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
16Clermont-Ferrand50 hours
22%
4%
15% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
17Orleans48 hours
21%
1%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
18Rouen48 hours
21%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
19Nancy46 hours
20%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
20Saint-Etienne43 hours
19%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
12% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
21Avignon43 hours
19%
1%
6% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
12% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
22Le Mans41 hours
18%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
23Dijon39 hours
17%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
6% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
24Tours36 hours
16%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
7% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
25Reims36 hours
16%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
7% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020

Average number of traffic anomalies in 2021

Days with the congestion lower or higher more than two times in comparison with respective days in 2019.

21days
10 days of
high traffic
11 days of
low traffic

Day with the highest traffic congestion

Day with the highest traffic congestion

May
16
Sunday
92%
Reached in
Orleans

Changes in congestion level month on month

Explore how congestion changed across the months in 2020 and 2021 when compared to the same month in 2019. Results show the number of cities affected.

increase in congestion
no change in congestion
decrease in congestion
  • 2021 vs 2019
  • 2020 vs 2019

MONTHLY CHANGES IN CITIES

Check how the monthly congestion level changed in 2021 in comparison to 2019.

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F
M
A
M
J
J
A
S
O
N
D
increased in 2021
decreased in 2021
Paris
6 months
6 months
Marseille
10 months
2 months
Toulon
9 months
3 months
Bordeaux
6 months
6 months
Lyon
6 months
6 months
Nice
2 months
10 months
Montpellier
10 months
2 months
Grenoble
1 months
11 months
Strasbourg
5 months
7 months
Nantes
2 months
10 months

Biggest decrease

Biggest increase

WORKING DAYS VS WEEKENDS

What did the traffic look like during the working days and weekends when compared to 2019?

working day
weekend

Shift in rush hours

What were the rush hour timings across different cities from 2019 to 2021? What changed over the years.

1 city
all cities
AM peak
PM peak

Difference in rush hours

How congested was France during rush hour throughout 2021 in comparison to 2020 and 2019?

AM peak
PM peak

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