Air quality in Iraq

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iraq
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Baghdad, Baghdad

158

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Iraq
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Baghdad, Baghdad

158

(local time)

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How polluted is Iraq?

The national flag of Rest of the world

2019 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups

2019 average US AQI

111

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Iraq in 2019 was 3 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Iraq cleanest cityBaghdad, Baghdad

111

2019  Iraq most polluted cityBaghdad, Baghdad

111

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Iraq rank globally in air pollution?

10/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of Rest of the worldBangladesh166'368'149

165

2The national flag of Rest of the worldPakistan200'813'818

156

3The national flag of Rest of the worldMongolia3'121'772

154

4The national flag of Rest of the worldAfghanistan36'373'176

153

5The national flag of Rest of the worldIndia1'354'051'854

152

6The national flag of Rest of the worldIndonesia266'794'980

141

7The national flag of Rest of the worldBahrain1'566'993

129

8The national flag of Rest of the worldNepal29'624'035

123

9The national flag of Rest of the worldUzbekistan32'364'996

115

10The national flag of Rest of the worldIraq39'127'900

111

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Iraq air quality data sources

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Which is the most polluted state in Iraq?