Traffic in Australia

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 1,504.80kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 69.12 trees per passenger to produce enough oxygen. The following formulas are used to make these estimations.

Main Means of Transportation to Work or School

Working from Home 3.89%
Walking 10.47%
Car 58.48%
Bike 4.36%
Motorbike 4.26%
Bus/Trolleybus 10.57%
Tram/Streetcar 1.11%
Train/Metro 6.86%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 4.38 km
Walking 17.93 min
Waiting 1.52 min
Driving Car 1.34 min
Bike 0.38 min
Motor Bike 0.04 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.62 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.27 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.45 min
Overall 24.60 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 26.83 km
Walking 1.49 min
Driving Car 35.41 min
Overall 36.90 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 8.68 km
Walking 0.28 min
Bike 26.70 min
Overall 27.04 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 51.07 km
Walking 3.66 min
Motor Bike 45.48 min
Overall 49.14 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 17.30 km
Walking 6.74 min
Waiting 6.75 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 29.74 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.26 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.96 min
Overall 46.70 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 10.79 km
Walking 5.33 min
Waiting 4.67 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 26.17 min
Overall 36.17 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 23.95 km
Walking 8.77 min
Waiting 5.55 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.85 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.09 min
Train/Metro Ride 33.88 min
Overall 52.65 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 23.06 km
Overall 37.64 min

Contributors: 1086

Last update: June 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 5 years.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in Australia

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Sydney 192.5 43.4 2781.4 289.2 6301.8
Perth 186.7 41.1 1955.0 260.7 7269.9
Melbourne 185.2 41.8 2186.3 223.9 6673.8
Brisbane 184.1 40.8 1853.9 245.0 7155.4
Adelaide 154.9 35.5 626.6 231.5 6264.9
Canberra 147.2 34.9 549.0 215.3 5502.5
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