Air quality in Iraq

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iraq
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1The national flag of International Baghdad, Baghdad

86

2The national flag of International Erbil, Arbil

62

3The national flag of International As Sulaymaniyah, As Sulaymaniyah

38

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iraq
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1The national flag of International As Sulaymaniyah, As Sulaymaniyah

38

2The national flag of International Erbil, Arbil

62

3The national flag of International Baghdad, Baghdad

86

(local time)

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How polluted is Iraq?

The national flag of International

2023 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Unhealthy for sensitive groups

2023 average US AQI

121

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PM2.5

x8.8

2023 average PM2.5 concentration in Iraq: 8.8 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2023  Iraq cleanest city Erbil , Arbil

91

2023  Iraq most polluted city Baghdad , Baghdad

126

2023 aqi country ranking

How does Iraq rank globally in air pollution?

6/134

Which country had the worst air quality in 2023?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US
1The national flag of InternationalBangladesh169,356,251

164

2The national flag of InternationalPakistan231,402,117

160

3The national flag of InternationalIndia1,407,563,842

147

4The national flag of InternationalTajikistan9,750,064

134

5The national flag of InternationalBurkina Faso22,100,683

128

6The national flag of InternationalIraq43,533,592

121

7The national flag of InternationalUnited Arab Emirates9,365,145

119

8The national flag of InternationalNepal30,034,989

118

9The national flag of InternationalEgypt109,262,178

118

10The national flag of InternationalDemocratic Republic of the Congo95,894,118

114

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