Traffic in China

In this country, we estimate that each passenger produces approximately 777.80kg of CO2 annually as a result of commuting to work or school. To counterbalance this carbon emission, it would require approximately 35.73 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 4.81%
Walking 25.24%
Car 26.68%
Bike 6.73%
Motorbike 2.40%
Bus/Trolleybus 11.54%
Tram/Streetcar 0.96%
Train/Metro 21.63%

Average when primarily using Walking

Distance 3.45 km
Walking 20.23 min
Waiting 1.54 min
Bike 0.49 min
Motor Bike 0.16 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.71 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.28 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.63 min
Overall 26.13 min

Average when primarily using Car

Distance 20.24 km
Walking 2.27 min
Driving Car 37.38 min
Overall 39.65 min

Average when primarily using Bike

Distance 4.60 km
Walking 1.46 min
Bike 19.93 min
Overall 21.75 min

Average when primarily using Motorbike

Distance 6.50 km
Walking 1.80 min
Motor Bike 19.30 min
Overall 21.10 min

Average when primarily using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 10.53 km
Walking 7.70 min
Waiting 6.21 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 31.79 min
Train/Metro Ride 1.71 min
Overall 47.51 min

Average when primarily using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 16.50 km
Walking 12.00 min
Waiting 6.25 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 42.25 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.00 min
Overall 62.50 min

Average when primarily using Train/Metro

Distance 16.47 km
Walking 10.24 min
Waiting 5.07 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.31 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.67 min
Train/Metro Ride 33.92 min
Overall 54.12 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 12.32 km
Overall 39.04 min

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Last update: January 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

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

By City in China

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Shanghai 190.4 47.8 4969.7 225.9 3252.0
Beijing 180.8 43.3 2730.1 189.0 5123.0
Shenzhen 117.0 35.1 567.3 93.8 2343.5
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