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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 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
179
6.9K followers
2 Delhi, India Delhi, India
142
2.7M followers
3 Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal
126
148.8K followers
4 Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
124
228.6K followers
5 Cairo City, Egypt Cairo City, Egypt
123
28.3K followers
6 Kolkata, India Kolkata, India
123
1.4M followers
7 Chengdu, China Chengdu, China
103
1.7M followers
8 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
95
15.6K followers
9 Hangzhou, China Hangzhou, China
95
342K followers
10 Accra, Ghana Accra, Ghana
94
6.8K followers
11 Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
93
60.8K followers
12 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan
92
70.3K followers
13 Wuhan, China Wuhan, China
91
330.8K followers
14 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
87
82.9K followers
15 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
85
387.2K followers
16 Lahore, Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
84
391.3K followers
17 Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
84
14.5K followers
18 Batam, Indonesia Batam, Indonesia
82
1.3M followers
19 Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
82
35.8K followers
20 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea
82
6.6M followers
21 Shanghai, China Shanghai, China
81
2.1M followers
22 Kampala, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
80
9.6K followers
23 Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
73
209.8K followers
24 Dakar, Senegal Dakar, Senegal
71
11.4K followers
25 Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
71
38.5K followers
26 Incheon, South Korea Incheon, South Korea
71
23.8K followers
27 Manama, Bahrain Manama, Bahrain
69
30.7K followers
28 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
69
382.8K followers
29 Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
68
20.8K followers
30 Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
67
303.8K followers
31 Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
65
82.6K followers
32 Tehran, Iran Tehran, Iran
64
1M followers
33 Chongqing, China Chongqing, China
64
174.1K followers
34 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
64
123.6K followers
35 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
64
41.3K followers
36 Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
63
878K followers
37 Beijing, China Beijing, China
63
7.2M followers
38 Houston, USA Houston, USA
63
30.2K followers
39 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland
62
329.2K followers
40 Krasnoyarsk, Russia Krasnoyarsk, Russia
60
96.7K followers
41 Bogota, Colombia Bogota, Colombia
60
80.9K followers
42 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
60
67.7K followers
43 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
59
82.2K followers
44 Medan, Indonesia Medan, Indonesia
58
1.3M followers
45 Washington, D.C., USA Washington, D.C., USA
58
41.6K followers
46 Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
58
28.1K followers
47 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan
58
1M followers
48 Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
57
107.9K followers
49 Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China
57
1.5M followers
50 Phnom Penh, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
56
398.9K followers
51 Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
56
689K followers
52 Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
56
64.7K followers
53 Shenzhen, China Shenzhen, China
56
399.2K followers
54 Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
56
2.2M followers
55 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
56
226.9K followers
56 Kuching, Malaysia Kuching, Malaysia
55
49.3K followers
57 Milano, Italy Milano, Italy
55
123K followers
58 Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
55
63.3K followers
59 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
55
200K followers
60 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
55
2.2M followers
61 Mumbai, India Mumbai, India
55
1.5M followers
62 Jakarta, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
55
1.7M followers
63 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
54
52.8K followers
64 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
53
994.7K followers
65 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
53
693.6K followers
66 Salt Lake City, USA Salt Lake City, USA
52
48.7K followers
67 Los Angeles, USA Los Angeles, USA
52
6.3M followers
68 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
49
86.8K followers
69 Lyon, France Lyon, France
49
494.9K followers
70 New York City, USA New York City, USA
49
1.9M followers
71 Krakow, Poland Krakow, Poland
47
309.2K followers
72 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
47
52.1K followers
73 Athens, Greece Athens, Greece
46
28.4K followers
74 Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw, Poland
45
254.8K followers
75 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
41
112.5K followers
76 Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
41
46.9K followers
77 Algiers, Algeria Algiers, Algeria
38
37.3K followers
78 Munich, Germany Munich, Germany
38
348.6K followers
79 Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
38
210.3K followers
80 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
38
5.4M followers
81 Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
36
333.7K followers
82 Nice, France Nice, France
35
460.7K followers
83 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
33
27.5K followers
84 Denver, USA Denver, USA
33
1.5M followers
85 Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium
32
142.9K followers
86 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
32
35K followers
87 Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
31
239.9K followers
88 Detroit, USA Detroit, USA
31
25.5K followers
89 Bern, Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
30
86.7K followers
90 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
29
37.9K followers
91 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
29
67.5K followers
92 Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
27
24.3K followers
93 Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
27
287.5K followers
94 Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
27
123.5K followers
95 Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
27
278.5K followers
96 Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria
27
145.7K followers
97 San Francisco, USA San Francisco, USA
26
598.9K followers
98 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
25
75.6K followers
99 Budapest, Hungary Budapest, Hungary
25
23.9K followers
100 Paris, France Paris, France
23
5.7M followers
101 Pristina, Kosovo Pristina, Kosovo
23
13.9K followers
102 Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland
23
21.8K followers
103 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
22
795.6K followers
104 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
22
15.8K followers
105 London, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
22
258K followers
106 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
22
11.7M followers
107 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
21
353.2K followers
108 Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
20
23.1K followers
109 Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar
18
25.5K followers
110 Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
17
71.2K followers
111 Skopje, North Macedonia Skopje, North Macedonia
17
14.8K followers
112 Minneapolis, USA Minneapolis, USA
17
17.4K followers
113 Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
16
96.8K followers
114 Canberra, Australia Canberra, Australia
16
274.5K followers
115 Vancouver BC, Canada Vancouver BC, Canada
15
125.3K followers
116 Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia
15
1.6M followers
117 Seattle, USA Seattle, USA
15
307.9K followers
118 Portland, USA Portland, USA
13
136.7K followers
119 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
11
111.2K followers
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