Air quality in South Korea

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time South Korea
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Yeongam

88

2Yeonggwang

70

3Seogwipo

68

4Ocheon

66

5Dangjin

64

6Ungsang

61

7Gaigeturi

57

8Gwanin

55

9Pyeongchang

55

10Pyeongtaek

55

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time South Korea
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Samcheok

3

2Dongducheon

4

3Gyeongsan

4

4Hoengseong

4

5Mungyeong

4

6Yeongdong

8

7Iksan

11

8Dongmyeon

12

9Jeongseon

12

10Taean

12

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is South Korea?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

78

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PM2.5

x2

PM2.5 concentration in South Korea in 2019 was 2 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  South Korea cleanest city

Taebaek, Gangwon-do

59

2019  South Korea most polluted cityJeungpyeong, Chungcheongbuk-do

97

2019 aqi country ranking

How does South Korea rank globally in air pollution?

26/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

26South Korea51'164'435

78

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