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

163

2 New Delhi, Delhi

107

3 Delhi, Delhi

102

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time India
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Delhi, Delhi

102

2 New Delhi, Delhi

112

3 Kolkata, West Bengal

176

(local time)

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How polluted is India?

The national flag of International

2022 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Unhealthy for sensitive groups

2022 average US AQI

144

!

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 InternationalChad17,179,740

169

2The national flag of InternationalIraq43,533,592

164

3The national flag of InternationalPakistan231,402,117

159

4The national flag of InternationalBahrain1,463,265

157

5The national flag of InternationalBangladesh169,356,251

156

6The national flag of InternationalBurkina Faso22,100,683

155

7The national flag of InternationalKuwait4,250,114

151

8The national flag of InternationalIndia1,407,563,842

144

9The national flag of InternationalEgypt109,262,178

128

10The national flag of InternationalTajikistan9,750,064

127

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