Air quality in the world

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

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World major city air quality ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1The national flag of International Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

182

2The national flag of International Wuhan, China

181

3The national flag of International Tashkent, Uzbekistan

168

4The national flag of International Dhaka, Bangladesh

166

5The national flag of International Kolkata, India

164

6The national flag of International Hanoi, Vietnam

151

7The national flag of International Shenyang, China

146

8The national flag of International Chongqing, China

134

9The national flag of International Mumbai, India

132

10The national flag of International Yangon, Myanmar

132

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OVERVIEW

What city has the best air quality?

Live  World cleanest city

Japan   Tokyo

21

2022  World cleanest city

USA   Arch Cape

1

What city has the worst air quality?

Live  World most polluted city

Kyrgyzstan   Bishkek

182

2022  World most polluted city

Pakistan   Lahore

173

How many people die from air pollution?

7 Millions Deaths every year as a result of exposure to fine particles in polluted air.

Source: World Health Organization

How many people breathe unhealthy air?

91% Of the world’s population live in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits.

Source: World Health Organization

2022 AQI Country ranking

What country has the worst air quality?

#countryPopulation2022 AVG. US AQI
1The national flag of InternationalChad17,179,740

169

2The national flag of InternationalIraq43,533,592

164

3The national flag of InternationalPakistan231,402,117

159

4The national flag of InternationalBahrain1,463,265

157

5The national flag of InternationalBangladesh169,356,251

156

6The national flag of InternationalBurkina Faso22,100,683

155

7The national flag of InternationalKuwait4,250,114

151

8The national flag of InternationalIndia1,407,563,842

144

9The national flag of InternationalEgypt109,262,178

128

10The national flag of InternationalTajikistan9,750,064

127

Which is the cleanest country in the world?

#countryPopulation2022 AVG. US AQI
1The national flag of InternationalGuam170,534

5

2The national flag of InternationalFrench Polynesia304,032

10

3The national flag of InternationalU.S. Virgin Islands105,870

12

4The national flag of InternationalBermuda63,867

12

5The national flag of InternationalBonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba26,221

14

6The national flag of InternationalIceland372,520

14

7The national flag of InternationalNew Caledonia271,030

14

8The national flag of InternationalGrenada124,610

16

9The national flag of InternationalAustralia25,688,079

17

10The national flag of InternationalPuerto Rico3,263,584

18

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