Air quality in China

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time China
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Shuozhou, Shanxi

207

2 Pingzhuang, Inner Mongolia

203

3 Wuwei, Gansu

182

4 Yuncheng, Shanxi

182

5 Yangquan, Shanxi

177

6 Jinzhong, Shanxi

176

7 Ili, Xinjiang

175

8 Xingtai, Hebei

173

9 Turpan, Xinjiang

172

10 Jining, Inner Mongolia

171

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time China
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Ordos, Inner Mongolia

0

2 Wuhai, Inner Mongolia

0

3 Yakeshi, Inner Mongolia

11

4 Qiannan, Guizhou

12

5 Wucheng, Anhui

13

6 Da hinggan Ling, Heilongjiang

17

7 Hechi, Guangxi

23

8 Jalai Nur, Inner Mongolia

23

9 Guilin, Guangxi

25

10 Jingdezhen, Jiangxi

25

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is China?

2019 Air quality average

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

2019 average US AQI

110

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in China in 2019 was 3 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  China cleanest cityLinzhi, Tibet

27

2019  China most polluted cityHotan, Xinjiang

179

2019 aqi country ranking

How does China rank globally in air pollution?

11/ 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

11China1'415'045'928

110

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in China