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2023

World Air Quality Report

NEWSROOM
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0-50

Good

51-100

Moderate

101-150

Unhealthy for sensitive groups

151-200

Unhealthy

201-300

Very unhealthy

301+

Hazardous

Rank Major city, country/region AQI USFollowers
1 Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal
167
144.9K followers
2 Cairo City, Egypt Cairo City, Egypt
161
25.1K followers
3 Wuhan, China Wuhan, China
160
316.8K followers
4 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
152
11.7M followers
5 Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
144
2.2M followers
6 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
133
80.1K followers
7 Beijing, China Beijing, China
123
6.8M followers
8 Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
113
59.4K followers
9 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
111
364.1K followers
10 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea
110
6.3M followers
11 Kolkata, India Kolkata, India
107
1.4M followers
12 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
107
219.1K followers
13 Tehran, Iran Tehran, Iran
105
1M followers
14 Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
97
224.4K followers
15 Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar
92
23.3K followers
16 Incheon, South Korea Incheon, South Korea
91
22.1K followers
17 Jakarta, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
85
1.7M followers
18 Johannesburg, South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
82
62K followers
19 Phnom Penh, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
81
394.1K followers
20 Medan, Indonesia Medan, Indonesia
81
1.3M followers
21 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan
78
67.7K followers
22 Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar
78
99.2K followers
23 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
76
15K followers
24 Hangzhou, China Hangzhou, China
76
316.3K followers
25 Delhi, India Delhi, India
74
2.7M followers
26 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
72
6.6K followers
27 Chengdu, China Chengdu, China
72
1.7M followers
28 Chongqing, China Chongqing, China
72
168.3K followers
29 Mumbai, India Mumbai, India
70
1.5M followers
30 Lahore, Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
69
380.4K followers
31 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
68
48.5K followers
32 Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
65
19.4K followers
33 Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw, Poland
63
253.1K followers
34 Mexico City, Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
62
338.5K followers
35 Accra, Ghana Accra, Ghana
62
6.3K followers
36 Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
62
34.5K followers
37 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
61
377.4K followers
38 Krakow, Poland Krakow, Poland
59
303.5K followers
39 Kampala, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
59
9.3K followers
40 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland
59
322.4K followers
41 Batam, Indonesia Batam, Indonesia
57
1.3M followers
42 Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
57
63.4K followers
43 Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
57
197.9K followers
44 Algiers, Algeria Algiers, Algeria
53
36.9K followers
45 Shanghai, China Shanghai, China
53
2.1M followers
46 Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
53
185.1K followers
47 Manama, Bahrain Manama, Bahrain
52
29.6K followers
48 Lyon, France Lyon, France
52
485.4K followers
49 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
52
61.4K followers
50 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
50
83.9K followers
51 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
50
974.6K followers
52 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
50
193.3K followers
53 Budapest, Hungary Budapest, Hungary
50
21.7K followers
54 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
50
79.8K followers
55 Skopje, North Macedonia Skopje, North Macedonia
46
13.6K followers
56 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
46
37.9K followers
57 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
45
113.2K followers
58 Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
45
27.5K followers
59 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan
45
1M followers
60 Milano, Italy Milano, Italy
44
112.4K followers
61 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
44
14.3K followers
62 Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
43
79.7K followers
63 Paris, France Paris, France
41
5.5M followers
64 Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China
41
1.5M followers
65 London, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
41
230.3K followers
66 Nice, France Nice, France
39
452K followers
67 Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
37
37.8K followers
68 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
37
767.9K followers
69 Pristina, Kosovo Pristina, Kosovo
37
12.8K followers
70 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
37
681.4K followers
71 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
37
109.2K followers
72 Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria
37
141K followers
73 Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
37
325.5K followers
74 Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
35
668.1K followers
75 Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
34
282.2K followers
76 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
34
25.4K followers
77 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
34
51.1K followers
78 Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
33
61.7K followers
79 Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
33
93.3K followers
80 Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
32
20.8K followers
81 Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland
32
20.1K followers
82 Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium
31
139.1K followers
83 Bogota, Colombia Bogota, Colombia
31
79.3K followers
84 Canberra, Australia Canberra, Australia
31
271.3K followers
85 Bern, Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
30
84.1K followers
86 Munich, Germany Munich, Germany
29
337.5K followers
87 Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
29
856.6K followers
88 Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
29
105.5K followers
89 Kuching, Malaysia Kuching, Malaysia
28
48.9K followers
90 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
28
73.2K followers
91 Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
28
233.7K followers
92 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
27
62.5K followers
93 Los Angeles, USA Los Angeles, USA
27
6M followers
94 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
26
32K followers
95 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
25
34.5K followers
96 Shenzhen, China Shenzhen, China
25
381.8K followers
97 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
25
2.2M followers
98 Vancouver BC, Canada Vancouver BC, Canada
25
113.7K followers
99 Denver, USA Denver, USA
25
1.5M followers
100 Athens, Greece Athens, Greece
24
25.1K followers
101 Minneapolis, USA Minneapolis, USA
24
15K followers
102 Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
24
42.5K followers
103 Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
23
120.5K followers
104 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
21
5.3M followers
105 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
20
107.7K followers
106 Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
18
66.5K followers
107 Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia
18
1.6M followers
108 Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
17
21.9K followers
109 Krasnoyarsk, Russia Krasnoyarsk, Russia
17
95K followers
110 Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
17
271.3K followers
111 New York City, USA New York City, USA
17
1.8M followers
112 Houston, USA Houston, USA
16
26.8K followers
113 Seattle, USA Seattle, USA
16
294.4K followers
114 Detroit, USA Detroit, USA
15
24.3K followers
115 Washington, D.C., USA Washington, D.C., USA
14
37.5K followers
116 Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
14
13.5K followers
117 Salt Lake City, USA Salt Lake City, USA
13
44.8K followers
118 San Francisco, USA San Francisco, USA
11
577.2K followers
119 Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
10
291.6K followers
120 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
8
329.5K followers
121 Portland, USA Portland, USA
7
125K followers

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