Air quality in Afghanistan

Air quality index (AQI) and PM2.5 air pollution in Afghanistan

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Afghanistan
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Kabul

54

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Afghanistan
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Kabul

54

(local time)

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How polluted is Afghanistan?

2019 Air quality average

Unhealthy

2019 average US AQI

153

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PM2.5

x5

PM2.5 concentration in Afghanistan in 2019 was 5 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Afghanistan cleanest cityKabul, Kabul

153

2019  Afghanistan most polluted cityKabul, Kabul

153

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Afghanistan rank globally in air pollution?

4/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

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