Peru - Road Traffic Data

Dive into the dynamic flow of Peru’s diverse roadways with our comprehensive traffic dataset, offering crucial insights into traffic volumes, congestion trends, and vehicle types from the bustling streets of Lima to the winding roads of the Andes. Essential for government bodies, urban planners, and transportation companies, this dataset facilitates informed decision-making to enhance traffic management, improve public transportation systems, and support infrastructure development across Peru.

Vital Traffic Insights across the Peru

Examine in-depth data and studies that provide insight into the complexities of traffic patterns, congested zones, and variations in speed crucial for well-informed choices in organizing transportation in Peru.


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175,589 kilometers

Total Length of Peru Roads (Kms)
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Malecón Rimac - 65.4 km/h

Fastest Road by Median Speed
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Avenida Trapiche Chillon - 8.46 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 Peru.

Key Variables

Examine in-depth data and studies that provide insight into the complexities of traffic patterns, congested zones, and variations in speed crucial for well-informed choices in organizing transportation in Peru.

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.
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.
TravelTime Standard Deviation
Reflects the variability in travel time, highlighting potential delays and inconsistencies in journey durations.
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.
A classification system for roads, determining their hierarchy and role in overall traffic mobility.

Use Cases

How can this dataset benefit you?

Mitigation of Urban Congestion in Lima

Utilize Peru's road traffic data to develop and implement congestion mitigation strategies in Lima, Peru's capital and largest city. Techniques might include optimizing traffic signal timings based on real-time data, implementing congestion pricing in high-traffic areas, and promoting alternate transport methods such as cycling and public transit during peak hours to alleviate congestion and improve air quality.

Tourism Traffic Management in Cusco

Leverage traffic data to manage and optimize the flow of vehicles in tourist-heavy areas like Cusco and the route to Machu Picchu. Use insights from the data to design effective traffic routing and parking solutions, especially during peak tourist seasons, ensuring a smooth and sustainable experience for visitors while preserving the integrity of historic sites.

Road Safety and Infrastructure Planning

Employ road traffic data to enhance road safety and infrastructure planning across Peru, particularly in areas prone to accidents and high traffic volumes. Analyze data to identify dangerous road sections and implement safety measures such as better road signage, improved lighting, and speed cameras. This data-driven approach helps prioritize infrastructure upgrades and maintenance, ensuring safer travel for all road users.

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

Median Vehicle Speeds by Road Names

This assessment evaluates the median vehicle speeds across various road types, emphasizing efficiency and congestion levels from highways to local streets.

Street Name

Median Speed (km/h)

Avenida Trapiche Chillon


Jirón Colina


Calle Cuatro


Avenida Guardia Civil


Jirón Unión


Jirón Pedro Salazar


Avenida Pedro de Osma


Avenida Almirante Miguel Grau


Jirón 28 de Julio


Prolongación San Martín


Vía Expresa Luis Fernán Bedoya Reyes


Avenida Coronel Néstor Gambetta


Calle Río Rimac


Carretera Panamericana Norte


Calle A


Vía de Evitamiento


Autopista Ramiro Prialé


Avenida Indoamerica


Carretera Panamericana Sur


Malecón Rimac


Speed Limit Distribution

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

Functional Road Class (FRC) Distribution

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

Average Speed by Functional Road Class (FRC)

Analyzes average speeds categorized by road functional classifications, offering insights into traffic flow and congestion differences between arterial roads and local streets.

Average Speed Distribution for Carretera Panamericana Norte

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

Provides a list of the top 10 streets by average speed, giving an overview of traffic conditions in bustling urban areas or along efficient routes.

Lima Street Traffic Analysis

Presents a detailed examination of traffic flow on Lima'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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