Most congested cities in the world 2019

Real travel times in Bengaluru (Bangalore) and Manila are 71 percent longer than travel under free-flow conditions, making them the two most congested cities in the world. While this figure refers to additional average travel time throughout the week, traveling is on average 128 percent longer during evening peak times in Manila and 115 percent longer during evening peak times in Bengaluru. Among the twelve cities displayed (top ten worldwide), India is represented by four. Considering that Mumbai has the sixth largest monorail system worldwide, switching to public transport modes for commuting trips might save time and lives. India has some of the highest levels of traffic-related fatalities globally: some 148,000 people died in traffic accidents in 2017.

The world's most traffic jam prone cities as of 2019

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TomTom used GPS data to compare travel times during the whole day and during peak periods to travel times during non-congested periods.
Includes cities with a population of 800,000 or over.
The figures are based on 2019 TomTom traffic data.

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