Air quality in the world

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

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World major city air quality ranking

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1The national flag of Rest of the world Lahore, Pakistan

212

2The national flag of Rest of the world Delhi, India

185

3The national flag of Rest of the world Chongqing, China

174

4The national flag of Rest of the world Chengdu, China

173

5The national flag of Rest of the world Beijing, China

168

6The national flag of Rest of the world Karachi, Pakistan

165

7The national flag of Rest of the world Wuhan, China

160

8The national flag of Rest of the world Hanoi, Vietnam

159

9The national flag of Rest of the world Dhaka, Bangladesh

158

10The national flag of Rest of the world Tashkent, Uzbekistan

157

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OVERVIEW

What city has the best air quality?

Live  World cleanest city

Australia   Sydney

4

2020  World cleanest city

USA   Waimea

9

What city has the worst air quality?

Live  World most polluted city

Pakistan   Lahore

212

2020  World most polluted city

China   Hotan

179

How many people die from air pollution?

7 Millions Deaths every year as a result of exposure to fine particles in polluted air.

Source: World Health Organization

How many people breathe unhealthy air?

91% Of the world’s population live in places where air quality exceeds WHO guideline limits.

Source: World Health Organization

2020 AQI Country ranking

What country has the worst air quality?

#countryPopulation2020 AVG. 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

Which is the cleanest country in the world?

#countryPopulation2020 AVG. US AQI
1The national flag of Rest of the worldPuerto Rico2'860'840

15

2The national flag of Rest of the worldNew Caledonia285'491

15

3The national flag of Rest of the worldU.S. Virgin Islands104'423

15

4The national flag of Rest of the worldSweden10'099'270

21

5The national flag of Rest of the worldFinland5'540'718

21

6The national flag of Rest of the worldNorway5'421'242

24

7The national flag of Rest of the worldEstonia1'326'539

24

8The national flag of Rest of the worldNew Zealand4'822'233

29

9The national flag of Rest of the worldIceland341'250

30

10The national flag of Rest of the worldCanada37'742'157

30

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