Traffic in China

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 871.83kg of CO2. It is needed 40.05 trees for each passenger to produce enough oxygen to cover that. Formulas used for this estimation

Main Means of Transportation to Work or School

Working from Home 4.76%
Walking 21.43%
Car 27.78%
Bike 5.95%
Motorbike 1.98%
Bus/Trolleybus 15.08%
Tram/Streetcar 1.19%
Train/Metro 21.83%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 4.26 km
Walking 20.15 min
Waiting 2.11 min
Bike 0.37 min
Motor Bike 0.31 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 1.39 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.54 min
Train/Metro Ride 3.39 min
Overall 28.26 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 21.33 km
Walking 2.67 min
Driving Car 40.16 min
Overall 42.83 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 5.45 km
Walking 1.00 min
Bike 22.87 min
Overall 24.53 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 8.80 km
Walking 1.80 min
Motor Bike 24.00 min
Overall 25.80 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 11.67 km
Walking 8.17 min
Waiting 6.61 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 32.84 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.16 min
Overall 49.91 min

Average when primary using Tram/Streetcar

Distance 15.33 km
Walking 13.33 min
Waiting 6.67 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 36.33 min
Train/Metro Ride 2.67 min
Overall 59.00 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 16.61 km
Walking 10.84 min
Waiting 5.36 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 2.56 min
Tram/Streetcat Ride 0.82 min
Train/Metro Ride 33.53 min
Overall 54.62 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 13.57 km
Overall 42.04 min

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Last update: October 2019

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

Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Beijing 197.56 45.64 3792.90 208.36 5760.00
Shanghai 191.66 47.96 5056.67 212.72 3364.25
Shenzhen 115.73 35.88 694.07 93.41 1921.15
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