The only two African cities in the top 100 are Cape Town which sits at 47th on the list and Johannesburg which ranks at 77.
According to the survey, commuters in the Mother City require 30% extra travel time due to congestion.
TomTom's traffic analyst Jaap Schaapherder says the traffic information network has collected data from both tracking technology and other partnering resources.
Transport studies professor Marianne van Schuren says the survey findings are not surprising as congestion time in Cape Town continues to increase year on year.
Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies: