Air quality in China

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time China
Most polluted city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Korla, Xinjiang

228

2 Bayinguoleng Mengguzizhizhou, Xinjiang

200

3 Aksu, Xinjiang

182

4 Xiaoshan, Zhejiang

159

5 Kashgar, Xinjiang

154

6 Linfen, Shanxi

152

7 Shaoxing, Zhejiang

152

8 Jurong, Jiangsu

146

9 Xuancheng, Anhui

146

10 Yutan, Hunan

140

(local time)

SEE WORLD AQI RANKING

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time China
Cleanest city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Beipiao, Liaoning

9

2 Yakeshi, Inner Mongolia

12

3 Dali, Yunnan

14

4 Altay, Xinjiang

15

5 Qamdo, Tibet

17

6 Rushan, Shandong

17

7 Bazhong, Sichuan

19

8 Jalai Nur, Inner Mongolia

19

9 Longnan, Gansu

19

10 Shiyan, Hubei

19

(local time)

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How polluted is China?

The national flag of USA

2020 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Moderate

2020 average US AQI

98

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in China air is currently 3 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2020  China cleanest city Ngari , Tibet

26

2020  China most polluted city Hotan , Xinjiang

179

2020 aqi country ranking

How does China rank globally in air pollution?

14/ 106 countries ranked in 2020

Which country had the worst air quality in 2020?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of USABangladesh164'689'383

162

2The national flag of USAPakistan220'892'331

153

3The national flag of USAIndia1'380'004'385

141

4The national flag of USAMongolia3'278'292

128

5The national flag of USAAfghanistan38'928'341

128

6The national flag of USAOman5'106'622

123

7The national flag of USAQatar2'881'060

123

8The national flag of USAKyrgyzstan6'524'191

121

9The national flag of USAIndonesia273'523'621

114

10The national flag of USABosnia Herzegovina3'280'815

113

14The national flag of USAChina1'439'323'774

98

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in China

China air quality data sources

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