TomTom Traffic Index

Ranking 2021

Covering 404 cities across 58 countries on 6 continents, our Traffic Index ranks urban congestion worldwide and provides free access to city-by-city information. You, along with drivers, city planners, automakers and policy makers, can use the index to help tackle traffic-related challenges.

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City

Time lost per year

Congestion Level 2021

CHANGE FROM 2019

CHANGE FROM 2020

1
Istanbul
Turkey

142 hours

62%
7%p
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
11%p
22% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
2
Moscow region (oblast)
Russia

140 hours

61%
2%p
3% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
7%p
13% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020
3
Kyiv
Ukraine

128 hours

56%
3%p
6% more traffic in 2021 vs 2019
5%p
10% more traffic in 2021 vs 2020

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