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Cities (6)

Country RankWorld RankCityDays with low trafficCongestion month by monthCongestion level 2020 |
Change from 2019
1Cape Town101 days
23%
9%p
28% less traffic than in 2019
2East London42 days
22%
0%p
0% less traffic than in 2019
3Johannesburg130 days
21%
9%p
30% less traffic than in 2019
4Pretoria88 days
20%
5%p
20% less traffic than in 2019
5Durban71 days
16%
3%p
16% less traffic than in 2019
6Bloemfontein42 days
11%
2%p
15% less traffic than in 2019
79days

Average days with low traffic

Where congestion levels were at least 50% lower than the corresponding day in 2019.

Day with the highest traffic congestion

Day with the highest traffic congestion

February
3
Monday
54%
Reached in
Cape Town

Changes in congestion level month by month

See how the congestion level has changed month by month in comparison to the same month in 2019. Results show number of cities.

increase in congestion
no change in congestion
decrease in congestion

Weekly congestion

Compare weekly congestion levels in corresponding weeks of 2019 and 2020.

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2019
2020
No congestion
Heavy congestion

Working days travel patterns

Pick a month and compare how the peak hours have changed in 2020 in different cities in comparison to the same month in 2019.

January
April
September
Cape Town
East London
Johannesburg
Pretoria
Durban
Bloemfontein
How to read these charts?
2019
2020
Average congestion level
high
low
Hour (24h)
12 AM
11 PM

Difference in rush hours

Check how congested on average were cities in South Africa during rush hour throughout 2020 in comparison to 2019.

AM rush
PM rush