Air quality in Sri Lanka

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Sri Lanka
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Colombo

50

2Battaramulla

44

3Gampaha

28

4Kandy

19

5Dambulla

17

6Ratnapura

13

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Sri Lanka
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Ratnapura

13

2Dambulla

17

3Kandy

19

4Gampaha

28

5Battaramulla

44

6Colombo

50

(local time)

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How polluted is Sri Lanka?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

78

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PM2.5

x2

PM2.5 concentration in Sri Lanka in 2019 was 2 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Sri Lanka cleanest cityKandy, Central

69

2019  Sri Lanka most polluted cityColombo, Western

78

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Sri Lanka rank globally in air pollution?

25/ 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

25Sri Lanka20'950'041

78

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