Air quality in China

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time China
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1The national flag of International Kashgar, Xinjiang

157

2The national flag of International Tangjiazhuang, Hebei

154

3The national flag of International Tangshan, Hebei

133

4The national flag of International Fengrun, Hebei

129

5The national flag of International Lanzhou, Gansu

128

6The national flag of International Songling, Hebei

119

7The national flag of International Tianchang, Hebei

119

8The national flag of International Beijing, Beijing

114

9The national flag of International Haixi, Qinghai

112

10The national flag of International Jiangyan, Jiangsu

109

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time China
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1The national flag of International Wenling, Zhejiang

11

2The national flag of International Qinnan Qu, Guangxi

20

3The national flag of International Ximei, Fujian

21

4The national flag of International Fuzhou, Fujian

22

5The national flag of International Guiyang, Guizhou

22

6The national flag of International Ningde, Fujian

22

7The national flag of International Yangjiang, Guangdong

23

8The national flag of International Hongjiang, Hunan

24

9The national flag of International Lianghu, Zhejiang

24

10The national flag of International Shanwei, Guangdong

25

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is China?

The national flag of International

2023 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Moderate

2023 average US AQI

94

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PM2.5

x6.5

2023 average PM2.5 concentration in China: 6.5 times the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2023  China cleanest city Nyingchi, Tibet

30

2023  China most polluted city Hotan, Xinjiang

173

2023 aqi country ranking

How does China rank globally in air pollution?

19 /134

Which country had the worst air quality in 2023?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US
1The national flag of InternationalBangladesh169,356,251

164

2The national flag of InternationalPakistan231,402,117

160

3The national flag of InternationalIndia1,407,563,842

147

4The national flag of InternationalTajikistan9,750,064

134

5The national flag of InternationalBurkina Faso22,100,683

128

6The national flag of InternationalIraq43,533,592

121

7The national flag of InternationalUnited Arab Emirates9,365,145

119

8The national flag of InternationalNepal30,034,989

118

9The national flag of InternationalEgypt109,262,178

118

10The national flag of InternationalDemocratic Republic of the Congo95,894,118

114

19The national flag of InternationalChina1,412,360,000

94

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China air quality data attribution

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