Traffic in South Africa

We estimate that in this country, due to travelling to work/school, per passenger is produced yearly 2,354.18kg of CO2. It is needed 108.14 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 3.18%
Walking 3.53%
Car 88.16%
Bike 0.18%
Motorbike 2.47%
Bus/Trolleybus 1.24%
Tram/Streetcar 0.00%
Train/Metro 1.24%

Average when primary using Walking

Distance 4.92 km
Walking 24.00 min
Waiting 1.00 min
Driving Car 5.90 min
Motor Bike 0.15 min
Train/Metro Ride 0.50 min
Overall 31.55 min

Average when primary using Car

Distance 22.93 km
Walking 0.39 min
Waiting 0.10 min
Driving Car 39.50 min
Motor Bike 0.06 min
Overall 40.04 min

Average when primary using Bike

Distance 3.00 km
Bike 5.00 min
Overall 5.00 min

Average when primary using Motorbike

Distance 23.75 km
Walking 2.14 min
Motor Bike 32.86 min
Overall 35.00 min

Average when primary using Bus/Trolleybus

Distance 10.83 km
Walking 8.29 min
Waiting 7.86 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 39.29 min
Overall 55.43 min

Average when primary using Train/Metro

Distance 38.57 km
Walking 10.71 min
Waiting 12.86 min
Driving Car 2.14 min
Bus/Trolleybus Ride 7.86 min
Train/Metro Ride 32.57 min
Overall 71.14 min

Overall Average Travel Time and Distance to Work (School)

Distance 22.30 km
Overall 40.13 min

Contributors: 566

Last update: April 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 South Africa

Traffic Index
Time Index
(in minutes)
Time Exp. Index
Inefficiency Index
CO2 Emission Index
Cape Town 218.80 44.05 3055.90 254.22 10718.43
Pretoria 213.36 42.84 2562.85 302.92 10505.78
Johannesburg 208.97 42.14 2303.26 253.01 10594.87
Durban 125.07 27.40 38.20 139.23 6350.04
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