Air quality in Pakistan

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Lahore, Punjab

195

2 Raiwind, Punjab

185

3 Muridke, Punjab

162

4 Multan, Punjab

152

5 Gujranwala, Punjab

114

6 Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

105

7 Rawalpindi, Punjab

63

8 Karachi, Sindh

62

9 Islamabad, Islamabad

37

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1 Islamabad, Islamabad

54

2 Karachi, Sindh

62

3 Rawalpindi, Punjab

63

4 Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

105

5 Gujranwala, Punjab

114

6 Multan, Punjab

134

7 Muridke, Punjab

162

8 Raiwind, Punjab

185

9 Lahore, Punjab

190

(local time)

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How polluted is Pakistan?

2019 Air quality average

Unhealthy

2019 average US AQI

156

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Pakistan in 2019 was 6 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Pakistan cleanest cityIslamabad, Islamabad

99

2019  Pakistan most polluted cityGujranwala, Punjab

177

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Pakistan rank globally in air pollution?

2/ 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

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How to best protect from air pollution?

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