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

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#cityUS AQI
1 Jinzhong, Shanxi

244

2 Changji, Xinjiang

242

3 Urumqi, Xinjiang

240

4 Xiazhen, Shandong

238

5 Shihezi, Xinjiang

237

6 Yucheng, Shandong

225

7 Yangquan, Shanxi

217

8 Luancheng, Hebei

208

9 Tongshan, Jiangsu

203

10 Shijiazhuang, Hebei

200

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time China
Cleanest city ranking

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1 Zhalantun, Inner Mongolia

8

2 Jian'ou, Fujian

14

3 Qinnan Qu, Guangxi

14

4 Xingbin Qu, Guangxi

14

5 Beipiao, Liaoning

15

6 Fangchenggang, Guangxi

15

7 Luorong, Guangxi

15

8 Guixi, Jiangxi

16

9 Maba, Guangdong

16

10 Baise, Guangxi

17

(local time)

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How polluted is China?

The national flag of Rest of the world

2020 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Moderate

2020 average US AQI

98

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PM2.5

x6.9

PM2.5 concentration in China air is currently 6.9 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2020  China cleanest city Ngari , Tibet

26

2020  China most polluted city Hotan , Xinjiang

179

2020 aqi country ranking

How does China rank globally in air pollution?

14/ 106 countries ranked in 2020

Which country had the worst air quality in 2020?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of Rest of the worldBangladesh164'689'383

162

2The national flag of Rest of the worldPakistan220'892'331

153

3The national flag of Rest of the worldIndia1'380'004'385

141

4The national flag of Rest of the worldMongolia3'278'292

128

5The national flag of Rest of the worldAfghanistan38'928'341

128

6The national flag of Rest of the worldOman5'106'622

123

7The national flag of Rest of the worldQatar2'881'060

123

8The national flag of Rest of the worldKyrgyzstan6'524'191

121

9The national flag of Rest of the worldIndonesia273'523'621

114

10The national flag of Rest of the worldBosnia Herzegovina3'280'815

113

14The national flag of Rest of the worldChina1'439'323'774

98

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in China

China air quality data attribution

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