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Netherlands traffic

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Cities (17)

Country RankWorld RankCityTime lost per yearCongestion level 2021Change from 2019Change from 2020
1Haarlem64 hours
28%
1%
4% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
12% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
2The Hague59 hours
26%
2%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
8% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
3Groningen50 hours
22%
2%
8% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
10% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
4Leiden48 hours
21%
9%
30% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2020
5Apeldoorn48 hours
21%
1%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
6Nijmegen48 hours
21%
6%
22% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2020
7Rotterdam48 hours
21%
4%
16% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
8Arnhem48 hours
21%
5%
19% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
11% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
9Breda46 hours
20%
1%
5% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
10Tilburg46 hours
20%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
11Eindhoven43 hours
19%
3%
14% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
6% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
12Amsterdam41 hours
18%
8%
31% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2020
13Amersfoort41 hours
18%
2%
10% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
14Zwolle36 hours
16%
2%
11% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2020
15Utrecht34 hours
15%
7%
32% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2020
16Den Bosch34 hours
15%
2%
12% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
2%
15% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
17Almere23 hours
10%
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less 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.

22days
7 days of
high traffic
15 days of
low traffic

Day with the highest traffic congestion

Day with the highest traffic congestion

February
8
Monday
75%
Reached in
Nijmegen

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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increased in 2021
decreased in 2021
Haarlem
4 months
8 months
The Hague
2 months
10 months
Groningen
4 months
8 months
Leiden
1 months
11 months
Apeldoorn
6 months
6 months
Nijmegen
0 months
12 months
Rotterdam
1 months
11 months
Arnhem
0 months
12 months
Breda
2 months
10 months
Tilburg
5 months
7 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 Netherlands during rush hour throughout 2021 in comparison to 2020 and 2019?

AM peak
PM peak

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