Air quality in Canada

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Canada
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Grand Forks, British Columbia

102

2 Revelstoke, British Columbia

98

3 North Cowichan, British Columbia

88

4 Chase, British Columbia

87

5 Medicine Hat - Crescent Hts, Alberta

84

6 Regina, Saskatchewan

82

7 Maple Ridge, Alberta

81

8 Spruce Grove, Alberta

81

9 Courtenay, British Columbia

80

10 St. Albert, Alberta

80

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Canada
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Scarborough, Ontario

0

2 Swift Current, Saskatchewan

0

3 Carrot Creek, Alberta

1

4 Kirkland Lake, Ontario

1

5 Drayton Valley, Alberta

2

6 St Andrews, New Brunswick

2

7 Bathurst, New Brunswick

4

8 Calmar, Alberta

4

9 Canmore, Alberta

4

10 Coquitlam, British Columbia

4

(local time)

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How polluted is Canada?

2019 Air quality average

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2019 average US AQI

32

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PM2.5

x0

PM2.5 concentration in Canada in 2019 was 0 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Canada cleanest cityLabrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador

13

2019  Canada most polluted city

Kitwanga, British Columbia

66

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Canada rank globally in air pollution?

90/ 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

90Canada36'953'765

32

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