Denmark - Road Traffic Data

Dive into an extensive dataset that uncovers the complex dynamics of road usage, congestion, and traffic flow throughout Denmark. Extract critical insights from this comprehensive data to inform your strategic decisions with a thorough understanding of the nation's traffic patterns.

Vital Traffic Insights across the Denmark

Delve into comprehensive metrics and analyses that reveal the intricacies of traffic flow, congestion hotspots, and speed trends—essential for informed transportation planning and management throughout Denmark.


Total Number of records
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73,591 kilometers

Total Length of Denmark Roads (Kms)
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Klovtoftegrenen Nordgående - 107.12 km/h

Fastest Road by Median Speed
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Lille Kongensgade - 3.92 km/h

Slowest Road by Median Speed
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Preview the depth and breadth of our traffic data collection, showcasing how granular insights can revolutionize transportation planning and management in Denmark.

Key Variables

Delve into comprehensive metrics and analyses that reveal the intricacies of traffic flow, congestion hotspots, and speed trends—essential for informed transportation planning and management throughout Denmark.

The order of road segments or data points, important for mapping routes and analyzing traffic flow sequences.
The maximum legally permitted speed on a road segment, crucial for safety and traffic flow analysis.
Street Name
The official name of a road, essential for location identification and route navigation.
Median speed
The middle value of speed measurements, offering a representative speed of traffic under typical conditions.
Average speed
The arithmetic mean of speed data, useful for understanding overall traffic flow on a road segment.
The length of a road segment or route, key in calculating travel times and route planning.
A classification system for roads, determining their hierarchy and role in overall traffic mobility.
TravelTime Standard Deviation
Reflects the variability in travel time, highlighting potential delays and inconsistencies in journey durations.
Standard Deviation speed
A measure of speed variability, indicating the consistency or fluctuation of traffic speeds.
Time set
A specific time frame under consideration, important for analyzing traffic patterns at different times.
Sample Size
The number of data points or observations collected, critical for the reliability and accuracy of traffic analysis.

Use Cases

How can this dataset benefit you?

Enhanced Real-Time Traffic Information for Commuters

Develop a real-time traffic information system leveraging Denmark's comprehensive road traffic data. This system can provide up-to-date traffic conditions, suggest alternative routes during congestion, and notify drivers of any road closures or construction activities, significantly improving daily commutes across cities like Copenhagen and Aarhus.

Optimized Freight Logistics

Utilize the traffic data to optimize freight logistics within Denmark, particularly for routes that connect major industrial hubs and ports such as Aalborg and Esbjerg. Analyze traffic patterns to plan the most efficient times and routes for transportation, reducing delivery times and costs while minimizing traffic-induced wear and tear on infrastructure.

Sustainable Urban Planning Initiatives

Apply traffic flow data in urban planning to create more sustainable cities across Denmark. Use the data to assess the efficacy of current public transit systems and to plan for the expansion of low-emission zones. This can help in reducing carbon emissions, promoting the use of electric vehicles, and enhancing overall urban air quality.

Everything You need to know to know about the Road Traffic of Denmark

Median Speed by Street Names

This analysis explores the median vehicle speeds across various road types, highlighting efficiency and congestion levels from highways to local streets.

Street Name

Median Speed (km/h)

Lille Kongensgade




Kongens Nytorv






Niels Juels Gade


Holmens Kanal




Øster Voldgade


Store Kongensgade


Motorring 4








Køge Bugt Motorvejen




Klovtoftegrenen Vestgående


Vallensbækgrenen Østgående


Vallensbækgrenen Sydgående


Klovtoftegrenen Nordgående


Distribution of Speed Limits

Analyzes the range and prevalence of speed limits across Denmark, identifying zones of strict regulation and potential areas for speed limit adjustments.

Distribution of Functional Road Classes (FRC)

Highlights the diversity of road types within the network, from major roads to local roads, and their distribution across the country.

Average Speed by Functional Road Class (FRC)

Breaks down average speeds by road functional classification, offering insights into traffic flow and congestion on arterial roads compared to local roads.

Average Speed Distribution for Roskildevej

Focuses on speed patterns along this major road, showcasing areas of congestion or high efficiency and their impact on travel times.

Average Speed by Street Name (Top 10 streets)

Lists the top 10 streets in terms of average speed, offering a snapshot of traffic conditions in busy urban areas or efficient thoroughfares.

Copenhagen Street Road Traffic

Presents a detailed analysis of Copenhagen's traffic flow, including peak times, average speeds, and congestion points, illustrated with visual data.

This data is provided by LocationMind but the data source is TomTom

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about our spatial analyst platform.

What types of data are included in the Road Traffic Insights?

This dataset encompasses real-time and historical data on traffic density, accidents, road conditions, and congestion trends.

How can this road traffic dataset benefit my business or project?

Leverage this dataset for site selection, analyze road traffic on your desired business location, enhanced route planning, strategic urban development projects, and to implement proactive traffic management strategies.

What support does xMap offer to clients using the Road Traffic dataset?

At xMap, we are committed to ensuring that our clients can leverage our datasets effectively. We provide comprehensive technical support, including help with data integration, troubleshooting, and optimization of data use. Additionally, we offer consulting services to help businesses understand and analyze traffic data to meet their specific strategic objectives.

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