Cape Town Ranked Most Congested City in South Africa

most congested city in South Africa

The Mother City still has the mother of all traffic jams.

For the second year‚ Cape Town is ranked as the most congested city in South Africa – and the 47th worst in the world – in the annual traffic index from Dutch navigation equipment maker TomTom.

Johannesburg is ranked 77th out of 174 cities listed‚ but Durban doesn’t get a mention.

Cape Town residents spend an extra 40 minutes in traffic every day than the worldwide average‚ and Johannesburg motorists lose 35 minutes to congestion – the equivalent of six days a year.

The world’s most congested metropolis is Mexico City‚ where congestion adds an average of 57 minutes to the daily commute‚ followed by Bangkok‚ Istanbul‚ Rio de Janeiro and Moscow.


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