Mozambique - Road Traffic Data

Dive into the complexities of Mozambique’s road networks with our detailed traffic dataset, which provides vital insights into traffic volumes, congestion patterns, and seasonal variations across key urban and rural routes. Essential for transportation planners, government officials, and infrastructure developers, this dataset facilitates strategic decision-making to enhance road safety, optimize traffic management, and support sustainable urban development initiatives throughout Mozambique.

Vital Traffic Insights across the Mozambique

Examine in-depth information and studies that illuminate the complexities of traffic movement, areas of congestion, and changes in speed that are essential for making well-informed decisions when organizing transportation in Mozambique.


Total Number of records
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31,083 kilometers

Total Length of Mozambique Roads (Kms)
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201 - 64.85 km/h

Fastest Road by Median Speed
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EN1 - 14.55 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 Mozambique.

Key Variables

Examine in-depth information and studies that illuminate the complexities of traffic movement, areas of congestion, and changes in speed that are essential for making well-informed decisions when organizing transportation in Mozambique.

Street Name
The official name of a road, essential for location identification and route navigation.
The maximum legally permitted speed on a road segment, crucial for safety and traffic flow analysis.
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.
The order of road segments or data points, important for mapping routes and analyzing traffic flow sequences.
Standard Deviation speed
A measure of speed variability, indicating the consistency or fluctuation of traffic speeds.
A classification system for roads, determining their hierarchy and role in overall traffic mobility.
Sample Size
The number of data points or observations collected, critical for the reliability and accuracy of traffic analysis.
Average speed
The arithmetic mean of speed data, useful for understanding overall traffic flow on a road segment.
TravelTime Standard Deviation
Reflects the variability in travel time, highlighting potential delays and inconsistencies in journey durations.

Use Cases

How can this dataset benefit you?

Improving Road Safety in High-Risk Areas

Utilize Mozambique's road traffic data to identify high-risk areas prone to accidents and congestion. Implement targeted safety measures such as better road signage, enhanced lighting, and pedestrian crossings. Additionally, initiate public safety campaigns to raise awareness about road safety measures, significantly reducing accident rates and enhancing safety for all road users.

Optimizing Logistics and Freight Routes

Leverage traffic data to optimize logistics and freight management across Mozambique, especially for routes that are critical for the transport of goods to and from major ports like Maputo. Analyze traffic flow patterns to determine the most efficient times and routes for transportation, reducing delivery times, lowering fuel costs, and minimizing wear and tear on vehicles.

Urban Planning and Infrastructure Development

Use traffic volume and congestion data to inform urban planning and infrastructure development in rapidly growing cities like Beira and Nampula. Prioritize infrastructure projects such as road widening, the creation of new bypasses, or the installation of traffic management systems based on actual traffic needs. This strategic planning helps accommodate current traffic demands and anticipates future growth, ensuring sustainable urban development.

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

Median Vehicle Speeds by Road Names

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

Street Name

Median Speed (km/h)



Avenida Guerra Popular


Avenida Marien Ngouabi


Avenida Karl Marx


Port of Maputo


Avenida Vladimir Lenine


Avenida Albert Luthuli


Avenida 24 de Julho


Julius Nyerere


Avenida Para O. Palmar


Avenida Acordos de Lusaka


Avenida Kenneth Kaunda




Avenida Marginal


Rua Organização das Nações Unidas


Avenida da Namaacha


Estrada O.U.A.




Avenida Nuno Alvares




Speed Limit Distribution

Explores the range and prevalence of speed limits throughout Mozambique, 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 Avenida de Mozambique

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.

Maputo Street Traffic Analysis

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

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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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