Air quality in India

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time India
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Kolkata, West Bengal

183

2 Delhi, Delhi

161

3 New Delhi, Delhi

157

4 Pimpri, Maharashtra

102

5 Pune, Maharashtra

95

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time India
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Pune, Maharashtra

96

2 Pimpri, Maharashtra

102

3 New Delhi, Delhi

156

4 Delhi, Delhi

165

5 Kolkata, West Bengal

168

(local time)

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How polluted is India?

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2022 Air quality average

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Unhealthy for sensitive groups

2022 average US AQI

144

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PM2.5

x10.7

2022 average PM2.5 concentration in India: 10.7 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2022  India cleanest city Tarakeswar , West Bengal

4

2022  India most polluted city Bhiwadi , Rajasthan

170

2022 aqi country ranking

How does India rank globally in air pollution?

8/ 131 countries ranked in 2022

Which country had the worst air quality in 2022?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US
1The national flag of United Arab EmiratesChad17,179,740

169

2The national flag of United Arab EmiratesIraq43,533,592

164

3The national flag of United Arab EmiratesPakistan231,402,117

159

4The national flag of United Arab EmiratesBahrain1,463,265

157

5The national flag of United Arab EmiratesBangladesh169,356,251

156

6The national flag of United Arab EmiratesBurkina Faso22,100,683

155

7The national flag of United Arab EmiratesKuwait4,250,114

151

8The national flag of United Arab EmiratesIndia1,407,563,842

144

9The national flag of United Arab EmiratesEgypt109,262,178

128

10The national flag of United Arab EmiratesTajikistan9,750,064

127

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