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Cities (25)

Country RankWorld RankCityDays with low trafficCongestion month by monthCongestion level 2020 |
Change from 2019
1Edinburgh90 days
32%
9%p
22% less traffic than in 2019
2London67 days
31%
7%p
18% less traffic than in 2019
3Hull78 days
28%
6%p
18% less traffic than in 2019
4Brighton and Hove77 days
28%
7%p
20% less traffic than in 2019
5Belfast83 days
25%
8%p
24% less traffic than in 2019
6Bournemouth93 days
25%
9%p
26% less traffic than in 2019
7Reading80 days
25%
7%p
22% less traffic than in 2019
8Southampton109 days
24%
9%p
27% less traffic than in 2019
9Liverpool55 days
23%
5%p
18% less traffic than in 2019
10Bristol132 days
23%
10%p
30% less traffic than in 2019
11Portsmouth52 days
22%
4%p
15% less traffic than in 2019
12Leicester128 days
22%
10%p
31% less traffic than in 2019
13Manchester135 days
22%
11%p
33% less traffic than in 2019
14Nottingham82 days
22%
5%p
19% less traffic than in 2019
15Cardiff123 days
21%
9%p
30% less traffic than in 2019
16Swansea107 days
20%
6%p
23% less traffic than in 2019
17Glasgow81 days
20%
5%p
20% less traffic than in 2019
18Sheffield124 days
20%
8%p
29% less traffic than in 2019
19Birmingham-Wolverhampton132 days
19%
9%p
32% less traffic than in 2019
20Leeds-Bradford91 days
19%
8%p
30% less traffic than in 2019
21Newcastle-Sunderland77 days
19%
6%p
24% less traffic than in 2019
22Stoke-on-Trent100 days
19%
9%p
32% less traffic than in 2019
23Middlesbrough48 days
18%
2%p
10% less traffic than in 2019
24Coventry165 days
17%
8%p
32% less traffic than in 2019
25Preston106 days
16%
7%p
30% less traffic than in 2019
97days

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
10
Monday
79%
Reached in
Nottingham

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.

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Weekly congestion

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

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Working days travel patterns

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January
April
September
Edinburgh
London
Hull
Brighton and Hove
Belfast
Bournemouth
Reading
Southampton
Liverpool
Bristol
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2019
2020
Average congestion level
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Hour (24h)
12 AM
11 PM

Difference in rush hours

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

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