Malta - Road Traffic Data

Dive into the intricacies of Malta’s road networks with our detailed traffic dataset, which offers insights into traffic flows, congestion patterns, and seasonal traffic fluctuations across this densely populated island nation. Essential for urban planners, traffic authorities, and businesses, this dataset facilitates strategic decision-making for traffic management, infrastructure development, and enhancing mobility solutions throughout Malta.

Vital Traffic Insights across the Malta

Analyze in-depth data and research that demonstrate the intricacies of traffic circulation, congested areas, and speed variations—crucial for making well-informed choices in transportation planning and management across Malta.


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2,254 kilometers

Total Length of Malta Roads (Kms)
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Vjal Santa Luċija - 58.84 km/h

Fastest Road by Median Speed
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Triq Vilhena - 23.12 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 Malta.

Key Variables

Analyze in-depth data and research that demonstrate the intricacies of traffic circulation, congested areas, and speed variations—crucial for making well-informed choices in transportation planning and management across Malta.

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.
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.
The length of a road segment or route, key in calculating travel times and route planning.
Average speed
The arithmetic mean of speed data, useful for understanding overall traffic flow on a road segment.
Standard Deviation speed
A measure of speed variability, indicating the consistency or fluctuation of traffic speeds.
The order of road segments or data points, important for mapping routes and analyzing traffic flow sequences.
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?

Integrated Congestion Management

Utilize Malta’s road traffic data to develop integrated congestion management strategies aimed at reducing traffic bottlenecks in densely populated areas, particularly in and around Valletta. Implement solutions such as congestion pricing, optimized traffic light timings, and incentives for off-peak travel to improve traffic flow and reduce travel times.

Public Transport Network Enhancement

Leverage traffic flow and density data to enhance Malta’s public transport network. Identify under-serviced routes and areas with high traffic congestion to optimize bus routes and schedules. This targeted improvement can increase public transport usage, reduce dependence on private vehicles, and ultimately decrease overall congestion.

Road Safety Improvement Initiatives

Analyze traffic accident data and identify high-risk areas across Malta. Use this information to implement targeted safety measures, such as improved street lighting, enhanced road markings, and traffic calming devices. Additionally, launch road safety awareness campaigns focusing on these high-risk areas to educate the public and reduce accident rates.

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

Median Vehicle Speeds by Road Names

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

Street Name

Median Speed (km/h)

Triq Vilhena


Triq San Franġisk


Triq il-Vittmi Furjaniżi tal-Gwerra


Xatt l-Għassara ta' l-Għeneb


Xatt Pinto


Xatt Lascaris


Telgħet il-Kurċifiss


Moll Ic-cangaturi


Triq Sant'Andrija


Triq Sant'Anna


Il-Moll tal-Ħatab


Triq it-Tiġrija


Triq Mikiel Anton Vassalli




Triq Aldo Moro


Triq Diċembru Tlettax


Triq San Ġorġ Preca


Triq is-Salib tal-Marsa


Triq Giuseppe Garibaldi


Vjal Santa Luċija


Speed Limit Distribution

Explores the range and prevalence of speed limits throughout Malta, identifying areas with strict regulations and potential zones for speed limit adjustments.

Functional Road Class (FRC) Distribution

Illustrates the variety of road types within the network, from major thoroughfares to local streets, and their distribution across the territory.

Average Speed by Functional Road Class (FRC)

Analyzes average speeds based on road functional classifications, providing insights into traffic flow and congestion differences between arterial roads and local streets.

Average Speed Distribution for Triq Mikiel Anton Vassalli

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

Top 10 Streets by Average Speed

Lists the top 10 streets by average speed, offering an overview of traffic conditions in busy urban areas or on efficient routes.

Valletta Street Traffic Analysis

Presents a detailed examination of traffic flow on Valletta's streets, including peak traffic times, average speeds, and congested areas, supported by 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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