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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 Medan, Indonesia Medan, Indonesia
196
1.3M followers
2 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
185
7K followers
3 Jakarta, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
162
1.7M followers
4 Manama, Bahrain Manama, Bahrain
153
30.9K followers
5 Delhi, India Delhi, India
152
2.7M followers
6 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
132
15.7K followers
7 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan
99
70.8K followers
8 Batam, Indonesia Batam, Indonesia
98
1.3M followers
9 Lahore, Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
96
392.9K followers
10 Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
93
64.9K followers
11 Chengdu, China Chengdu, China
93
1.8M followers
12 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
92
53.1K followers
13 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
88
389.4K followers
14 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
87
386.6K followers
15 Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
84
61.1K followers
16 Kampala, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
84
9.7K followers
17 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
83
83.5K followers
18 Shanghai, China Shanghai, China
79
2.2M followers
19 Dakar, Senegal Dakar, Senegal
77
11.6K followers
20 Cairo City, Egypt Cairo City, Egypt
77
29K followers
21 Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
75
36K followers
22 Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
74
229.4K followers
23 Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
71
21K followers
24 Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
71
14.7K followers
25 Skopje, North Macedonia Skopje, North Macedonia
70
15.2K followers
26 Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal
69
149.4K followers
27 Pristina, Kosovo Pristina, Kosovo
68
14.2K followers
28 Chongqing, China Chongqing, China
68
175.2K followers
29 Accra, Ghana Accra, Ghana
66
6.9K followers
30 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
62
125.5K followers
31 Bogota, Colombia Bogota, Colombia
60
81.2K followers
32 Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
60
2.2M followers
33 Mumbai, India Mumbai, India
60
1.5M followers
34 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
58
87.4K followers
35 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
58
28K followers
36 Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
58
882.5K followers
37 Beijing, China Beijing, China
58
7.2M followers
38 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
58
41.9K followers
39 Tehran, Iran Tehran, Iran
56
1M followers
40 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
56
53.2K followers
41 Hangzhou, China Hangzhou, China
56
346.7K followers
42 New York City, USA New York City, USA
56
1.9M followers
43 Bern, Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
55
87.4K followers
44 Krasnoyarsk, Russia Krasnoyarsk, Russia
55
97.1K followers
45 Canberra, Australia Canberra, Australia
55
275K followers
46 Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
55
306.2K followers
47 Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
55
213.7K followers
48 Kolkata, India Kolkata, India
54
1.4M followers
49 Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
54
213.2K followers
50 Washington, D.C., USA Washington, D.C., USA
54
42.5K followers
51 Los Angeles, USA Los Angeles, USA
54
6.3M followers
52 Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
53
38.6K followers
53 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
53
111.7K followers
54 Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
53
63.7K followers
55 Incheon, South Korea Incheon, South Korea
53
24.1K followers
56 Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia
53
1.6M followers
57 Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
52
97.2K followers
58 Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw, Poland
50
255.1K followers
59 Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland
50
22.1K followers
60 Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
49
108.4K followers
61 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
47
357.2K followers
62 Algiers, Algeria Algiers, Algeria
44
37.3K followers
63 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
44
69K followers
64 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea
44
6.6M followers
65 Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar
41
25.9K followers
66 Kuching, Malaysia Kuching, Malaysia
40
49.4K followers
67 Phnom Penh, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
40
399.9K followers
68 Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria
40
146.9K followers
69 Paris, France Paris, France
39
5.8M followers
70 London, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
39
263.6K followers
71 Nice, France Nice, France
38
462.5K followers
72 Wuhan, China Wuhan, China
38
332.9K followers
73 Budapest, Hungary Budapest, Hungary
38
24.4K followers
74 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
38
82.7K followers
75 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan
38
1M followers
76 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
37
228.2K followers
77 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
36
998.2K followers
78 Munich, Germany Munich, Germany
35
351.2K followers
79 Krakow, Poland Krakow, Poland
35
310.2K followers
80 Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
35
23.6K followers
81 Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
33
241.3K followers
82 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
33
2.2M followers
83 Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
33
335.2K followers
84 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
33
11.7M followers
85 Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium
32
143.6K followers
86 Athens, Greece Athens, Greece
32
29.1K followers
87 Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
31
124.1K followers
88 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland
31
330.2K followers
89 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
31
201.3K followers
90 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
29
76.1K followers
91 Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
29
279.9K followers
92 Denver, USA Denver, USA
29
1.5M followers
93 Salt Lake City, USA Salt Lake City, USA
29
50K followers
94 Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
27
288.6K followers
95 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
27
38.5K followers
96 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
27
113.5K followers
97 Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China
27
1.5M followers
98 Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
27
83.1K followers
99 Houston, USA Houston, USA
27
30.9K followers
100 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
27
5.4M followers
101 Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
25
693.3K followers
102 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
24
68.7K followers
103 Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
23
72K followers
104 Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
22
24.7K followers
105 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
22
799.6K followers
106 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
22
695.6K followers
107 Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
22
28.3K followers
108 Detroit, USA Detroit, USA
17
25.8K followers
109 San Francisco, USA San Francisco, USA
17
610.1K followers
110 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
16
35.6K followers
111 Shenzhen, China Shenzhen, China
16
402.9K followers
112 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
16
16.4K followers
113 Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
15
48.3K followers
114 Lyon, France Lyon, France
13
497K followers
115 Vancouver BC, Canada Vancouver BC, Canada
12
128.1K followers
116 Minneapolis, USA Minneapolis, USA
12
17.8K followers
117 Milano, Italy Milano, Italy
11
125.4K followers
118 Portland, USA Portland, USA
10
140.7K followers
119 Seattle, USA Seattle, USA
9
311.9K followers
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