Air quality in Pakistan

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Most polluted city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Raiwind, Punjab

191

2 Faisalabad, Punjab

176

3 Karachi, Sindh

166

4 Lahore, Punjab

163

5 Bahawalpur, Punjab

153

6 Mirpur Khas, Sindh

90

7 Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

71

8 Islamabad, Islamabad

54

9 Rawalpindi, Punjab

54

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Cleanest city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Islamabad, Islamabad

54

2 Rawalpindi, Punjab

54

3 Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

71

4 Mirpur Khas, Sindh

90

5 Bahawalpur, Punjab

153

6 Lahore, Punjab

163

7 Karachi, Sindh

166

8 Faisalabad, Punjab

176

9 Raiwind, Punjab

191

(local time)

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How polluted is Pakistan?

The national flag of Rest of the world

2020 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Unhealthy

2020 average US AQI

153

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PM2.5

x11.8

PM2.5 concentration in Pakistan air is currently 11.8 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2020  Pakistan cleanest city Islamabad , Islamabad

110

2020  Pakistan most polluted city Lahore , Punjab

163

2020 aqi country ranking

How does Pakistan rank globally in air pollution?

2/ 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

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Pakistan air quality data attribution

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