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Cities (12)

Country RankWorld RankCityTime lost per yearCongestion level 2021Change from 2019Change from 2020
1Lodz103 hours
45%
2%
4% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
7% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
2Krakow96 hours
42%
3%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
6%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
3Wroclaw94 hours
41%
2%
5% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
6%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
4Warsaw85 hours
37%
3%
7% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
6%
19% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
5Poznan85 hours
37%
7%
16% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
6%
19% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
6Szczecin82 hours
36%
6%
20% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
9%
33% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
7Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot78 hours
34%
1%
3% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%
17% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
8Lublin66 hours
29%
2%
7% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
12% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
9Bydgoszcz62 hours
27%
7%
21% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
0%
0% less traffic in 2021 vs 2020
10Bialystok57 hours
25%
1%
4% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
3%
14% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
11Bielsko-Biala43 hours
19%
2%
10% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
6% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
12Katowice urban area39 hours
17%
2%
11% less traffic in 2021 vs 2019
1%
6% 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.

33days
18 days of
high traffic
15 days of
low traffic

Day with the highest traffic congestion

Day with the highest traffic congestion

February
8
Monday
127%
Reached in
Warsaw

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
Lodz
6 months
6 months
Krakow
4 months
8 months
Wroclaw
10 months
2 months
Warsaw
4 months
8 months
Poznan
0 months
12 months
Szczecin
9 months
3 months
Gdansk, Gdynia and Sopot
8 months
4 months
Lublin
9 months
3 months
Bydgoszcz
0 months
12 months
Bialystok
4 months
8 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 Poland during rush hour throughout 2021 in comparison to 2020 and 2019?

AM peak
PM peak

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