Traffic in South Africa

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 2,322.88kg of CO2. It is needed 106.70 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 2.73%
Walking 3.35%
Car 89.22%
Bike 0.25%
Motorbike 2.48%
Bus/Trolleybus 1.24%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 0.74%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 5.27 km
Walking 23.07 min
Waiting 0.93 min
Driving Car 5.33 min
Motor Bike 0.11 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 0.44 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.37 min
Overall 30.26 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 22.53 km
Walking 0.37 min
Waiting 0.07 min
Driving Car 38.98 min
Motor Bike 0.04 min
Overall 39.46 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 7.50 km
Bike 25.00 min
Overall 25.00 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 25.77 km
Walking 1.75 min
Motor Bike 31.65 min
Overall 33.40 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 21.89 km
Overall 39.24 min

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Last update: July 2021

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 230.51 45.51 3728.69 314.20 11280.18
Cape Town 211.24 42.85 2567.86 248.72 10393.71
Johannesburg 201.13 40.72 1829.05 248.05 10381.51
Durban 121.98 26.31 28.41 126.47 6256.22
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