WHO target
Good
Moderate
Unhealthy for sensitive groups
Unhealthy
Very unhealthy
Hazardous
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PM2.5
µg/m³
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Humidity
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Wind
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Pressure
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World population real-time exposure to air pollution

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3:00, Mar. 06

Air qualityNumber of people
WHO target2 056 472 000 (26.3%)
Good493 054 000 (6.3%)
Moderate2 863 121 800 (36.7%)
Unhealthy for sg1 439 413 400 (18.4%)
Unhealthy952 767 400 (12.2%)
Very Unhealthy62 855 (<0.1%)
Hazardous0 (<0.1%)

5 748 419 455 (73.7%)

people exposed to polluted air worse than WHO recommended limits

*estimated every 4 hours using real-time measurements

Air breathed by age

AQI0-45-1920-3940-5960+
2% 5.8% 7.6% 6.4% 4.5%
0.5% 1.5% 1.9% 1.5% 0.9%
3.4% 9.3% 11.6% 8.2% 4.3%
1.7% 4.9% 5.6% 4.1% 2.1%
1.1% 3.2% 3.7% 2.8% 1.4%
<0.1% <0.1% <0.1% <0.1% <0.1%
<0.1% <0.1% <0.1% <0.1% <0.1%

Exposure is estimated according to air quality data from ground-based monitors and satellites, along with estimated world population data provided by WorldPop (www.worldpop.org).