Air quality in Nigeria

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Nigeria
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Kano, Kano

12

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Nigeria
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Kano, Kano

12

(local time)

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How polluted is Nigeria?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

70

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PM2.5

x2

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

2019  Nigeria cleanest cityKano, Kano

70

2019  Nigeria most polluted cityKano, Kano

70

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Nigeria rank globally in air pollution?

39/ 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

39Nigeria195'875'237

70

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in Nigeria