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

#cityUS AQI
1 Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

158

2 Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

157

3 Rawalpindi, Punjab

137

4 Lahore, Punjab

124

5 Karachi, Sindh

113

6 Islamabad, Islamabad

86

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Islamabad, Islamabad

86

2 Karachi, Sindh

113

3 Lahore, Punjab

124

4 Rawalpindi, Punjab

137

5 Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

157

6 Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

158

(local time)

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How polluted is Pakistan?

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2022 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Unhealthy

2022 average US AQI

159

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PM2.5

x14.2

2022 average PM2.5 concentration in Pakistan: 14.2 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2022  Pakistan cleanest city Islamabad , Islamabad

113

2022  Pakistan most polluted city Lahore , Punjab

173

2022 aqi country ranking

How does Pakistan rank globally in air pollution?

3/ 131 countries ranked in 2022

Which country had the worst air quality in 2022?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US
1The national flag of USAChad17,179,740

169

2The national flag of USAIraq43,533,592

164

3The national flag of USAPakistan231,402,117

159

4The national flag of USABahrain1,463,265

157

5The national flag of USABangladesh169,356,251

156

6The national flag of USABurkina Faso22,100,683

155

7The national flag of USAKuwait4,250,114

151

8The national flag of USAIndia1,407,563,842

144

9The national flag of USAEgypt109,262,178

128

10The national flag of USATajikistan9,750,064

127

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