Traffic in South Africa

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 2,326.21kg of CO2. It is needed 106.85 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 2.65%
Walking 3.28%
Car 89.39%
Bike 0.25%
Motorbike 2.40%
Bus/Trolleybus 1.26%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 0.76%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 5.42 km
Walking 23.38 min
Waiting 0.96 min
Driving Car 5.38 min
Motor Bike 0.12 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.46 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.38 min
Overall 30.69 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 22.62 km
Walking 0.36 min
Waiting 0.07 min
Driving Car 38.99 min
Motor Bike 0.04 min
Overall 39.47 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 7.50 km
Bike 25.00 min
Overall 25.00 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 26.92 km
Walking 1.58 min
Motor Bike 32.79 min
Overall 34.37 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 11.98 km
Walking 7.10 min
Waiting 8.40 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 36.90 min
Overall 52.40 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 34.33 km
Walking 12.50 min
Waiting 15.00 min
Driving Car 2.50 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 5.83 min
Train/Metro Ride 28.00 min
Overall 68.83 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 22.02 km
Overall 39.30 min

Contributors: 796

Last update: December 2020

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 South Africa

Rank
City
Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Pretoria 228.02 45.13 3544.21 312.57 11169.07
Cape Town 213.49 43.20 2703.63 251.09 10497.03
Johannesburg 201.63 40.80 1852.27 249.39 10404.91
Port Elizabeth 137.69 31.31 180.68 162.51 6430.27
Durban 122.85 26.59 30.10 127.44 6317.52
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