Air quality in Pakistan

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

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Faisalabad

152

2Peshawar

146

3Bahawalpur

129

4Gujranwala

121

5Rawalpindi

104

6Lahore

97

7Karachi

96

8Muridke

92

9Islamabad

91

10Multan

84

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Multan

84

2Islamabad

91

3Muridke

92

4Karachi

96

5Lahore

97

6Rawalpindi

104

7Gujranwala

121

8Bahawalpur

129

9Peshawar

146

10Faisalabad

152

(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

x6

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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