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

LIVE

21:00, May. 18

Air qualityNumber of people
WHO target2 838 982 200 (36.4%)
Good571 382 800 (7.3%)
Moderate2 581 468 000 (33.1%)
Unhealthy for sg1 221 059 600 (15.6%)
Unhealthy591 786 300 (7.6%)
Very Unhealthy212 515 (<0.1%)
Hazardous0 (<0.1%)

4 965 909 215 (63.6%)

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+
3% 8.5% 10.7% 8.4% 5.8%
0.6% 1.8% 2.3% 1.7% 0.9%
3.2% 8.7% 10.1% 7.4% 3.7%
1.3% 3.8% 5% 3.7% 1.9%
0.7% 2% 2.2% 1.8% 1%
<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).