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2023

World Air Quality Report

NEWSROOM
AQI US legend

0-50

Good

51-100

Moderate

101-150

Unhealthy for sensitive groups

151-200

Unhealthy

201-300

Very unhealthy

301+

Hazardous

Rank Major city, country/region AQI USFollowers
1 Lahore, Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
187
397.7K followers
2 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
172
7.3K followers
3 Kampala, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
167
10K followers
4 Medan, Indonesia Medan, Indonesia
158
1.3M followers
5 Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
157
15.4K followers
6 Delhi, India Delhi, India
147
2.7M followers
7 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
120
16.1K followers
8 Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
110
99.4K followers
9 Jakarta, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
103
1.7M followers
10 Accra, Ghana Accra, Ghana
99
7.3K followers
11 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan
97
72.5K followers
12 Cairo City, Egypt Cairo City, Egypt
92
31.3K followers
13 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
91
398.9K followers
14 Kuching, Malaysia Kuching, Malaysia
90
49.7K followers
15 Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
87
231.6K followers
16 Manama, Bahrain Manama, Bahrain
86
31.7K followers
17 Denver, USA Denver, USA
83
1.6M followers
18 Dakar, Senegal Dakar, Senegal
82
11.9K followers
19 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
82
85.1K followers
20 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
77
396.2K followers
21 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
77
84.3K followers
22 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
77
131.3K followers
23 Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
75
22K followers
24 Wuhan, China Wuhan, China
75
339.7K followers
25 Chongqing, China Chongqing, China
73
178K followers
26 Batam, Indonesia Batam, Indonesia
72
1.3M followers
27 Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China
70
1.5M followers
28 Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
69
65.8K followers
29 Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
69
896K followers
30 Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar
68
106K followers
31 Salt Lake City, USA Salt Lake City, USA
68
54.5K followers
32 Kolkata, India Kolkata, India
66
1.4M followers
33 Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
66
2.2M followers
34 Skopje, North Macedonia Skopje, North Macedonia
65
16K followers
35 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
64
89K followers
36 Tehran, Iran Tehran, Iran
62
1M followers
37 Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
62
61.8K followers
38 Krasnoyarsk, Russia Krasnoyarsk, Russia
61
98.4K followers
39 Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
61
36.8K followers
40 Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
60
64.8K followers
41 Beijing, China Beijing, China
60
7.4M followers
42 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
59
43.8K followers
43 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
57
382.5K followers
44 Chengdu, China Chengdu, China
56
1.8M followers
45 New York City, USA New York City, USA
55
1.9M followers
46 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
54
815.9K followers
47 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
54
2.2M followers
48 Mumbai, India Mumbai, India
54
1.5M followers
49 Phnom Penh, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
53
402.7K followers
50 Nice, France Nice, France
53
467.8K followers
51 Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
53
25K followers
52 Shenzhen, China Shenzhen, China
53
412.1K followers
53 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
53
112.9K followers
54 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
53
702.5K followers
55 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland
52
333.7K followers
56 Milano, Italy Milano, Italy
52
131.5K followers
57 Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
52
340.4K followers
58 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
51
55.5K followers
59 Minneapolis, USA Minneapolis, USA
51
19.1K followers
60 Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
50
705.3K followers
61 Incheon, South Korea Incheon, South Korea
50
25.3K followers
62 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan
50
1M followers
63 Los Angeles, USA Los Angeles, USA
50
6.5M followers
64 Krakow, Poland Krakow, Poland
49
313.2K followers
65 Pristina, Kosovo Pristina, Kosovo
49
14.9K followers
66 Washington, D.C., USA Washington, D.C., USA
48
44.9K followers
67 Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar
47
27.2K followers
68 Athens, Greece Athens, Greece
47
30.9K followers
69 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
46
77.5K followers
70 Hangzhou, China Hangzhou, China
44
359K followers
71 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
44
73.4K followers
72 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
44
232.6K followers
73 Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
44
84.9K followers
74 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea
44
6.8M followers
75 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
43
116.2K followers
76 Algiers, Algeria Algiers, Algeria
42
37.6K followers
77 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
41
71.7K followers
78 Vancouver BC, Canada Vancouver BC, Canada
41
138.8K followers
79 Budapest, Hungary Budapest, Hungary
40
25.7K followers
80 Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw, Poland
39
256.2K followers
81 Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
39
110.1K followers
82 Detroit, USA Detroit, USA
39
26.5K followers
83 Shanghai, China Shanghai, China
39
2.2M followers
84 Lyon, France Lyon, France
38
502.7K followers
85 Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
38
39.1K followers
86 San Francisco, USA San Francisco, USA
37
626.3K followers
87 Munich, Germany Munich, Germany
36
357.6K followers
88 Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium
33
145.9K followers
89 Paris, France Paris, France
32
5.9M followers
90 Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
32
51.1K followers
91 Bern, Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
31
89.1K followers
92 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
30
40.6K followers
93 Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
28
292.1K followers
94 Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
28
228.6K followers
95 Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria
27
149.9K followers
96 Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
27
221.8K followers
97 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
27
5.4M followers
98 Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia
26
1.6M followers
99 Portland, USA Portland, USA
25
155.6K followers
100 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
24
17.3K followers
101 Seattle, USA Seattle, USA
24
328.9K followers
102 Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
23
285.7K followers
103 Houston, USA Houston, USA
23
32.7K followers
104 Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
22
245.8K followers
105 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
22
1M followers
106 Bogota, Colombia Bogota, Colombia
22
82.2K followers
107 Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
22
28.9K followers
108 London, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
22
281.9K followers
109 Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
20
126.2K followers
110 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
20
17.3K followers
111 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
20
205.4K followers
112 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
19
54.3K followers
113 Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
17
25.7K followers
114 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
17
29.5K followers
115 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
17
11.8M followers
116 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
14
37.4K followers
117 Canberra, Australia Canberra, Australia
14
276.7K followers
118 Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
14
313.4K followers
119 Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland
14
23.3K followers
120 Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal
9
152.3K followers
121 Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
7
74.2K followers
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