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2022

World Air Quality Report

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 Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
172
2.1M followers
2 Kolkata, India Kolkata, India
170
1.4M followers
3 Tehran, Iran Tehran, Iran
155
1M followers
4 Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal
152
136K followers
5 Hangzhou, China Hangzhou, China
152
283.4K followers
6 Chongqing, China Chongqing, China
146
157.8K followers
7 Wuhan, China Wuhan, China
146
297.8K followers
8 Chengdu, China Chengdu, China
144
1.7M followers
9 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
144
11.5M followers
10 Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
143
219.3K followers
11 Shanghai, China Shanghai, China
141
2M followers
12 Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar
131
18.6K followers
13 Krakow, Poland Krakow, Poland
124
297.5K followers
14 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
123
48.6K followers
15 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
121
33.9K followers
16 Phnom Penh, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
116
383.9K followers
17 Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw, Poland
112
250.6K followers
18 Mexico City, Mexico Mexico City, Mexico
110
331.1K followers
19 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
109
731.3K followers
20 Cairo City, Egypt Cairo City, Egypt
107
21.3K followers
21 Bogota, Colombia Bogota, Colombia
106
77.3K followers
22 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
105
76.2K followers
23 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
104
12.6K followers
24 Beijing, China Beijing, China
98
6.3M followers
25 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
98
5.2M followers
26 Lahore, Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
97
370.1K followers
27 Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
92
58K followers
28 Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria
91
135.4K followers
29 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
90
22K followers
30 Delhi, India Delhi, India
90
2.7M followers
31 Jakarta, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
88
1.6M followers
32 Shenyang, China Shenyang, China
84
161.2K followers
33 Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
84
37.3K followers
34 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland
83
315.3K followers
35 Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
82
6.3K followers
36 Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China
82
1.5M followers
37 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
82
210.5K followers
38 Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
81
638.1K followers
39 Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
76
61.7K followers
40 Accra, Ghana Accra, Ghana
76
5.7K followers
41 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan
73
64.8K followers
42 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
73
182K followers
43 Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
70
36.7K followers
44 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
70
667.6K followers
45 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea
70
5.8M followers
46 Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
69
257.9K followers
47 Shenzhen, China Shenzhen, China
68
356.8K followers
48 Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
67
33.5K followers
49 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
64
94.6K followers
50 Krasnoyarsk, Russia Krasnoyarsk, Russia
63
92.7K followers
51 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
62
2.2M followers
52 Mumbai, India Mumbai, India
61
1.5M followers
53 Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
61
18.1K followers
54 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
61
339.3K followers
55 Detroit, USA Detroit, USA
60
23.2K followers
56 Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
59
102K followers
57 Houston, USA Houston, USA
59
23.3K followers
58 Johannesburg, South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
57
60.7K followers
59 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
57
106.5K followers
60 Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
57
59.1K followers
61 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
55
80.1K followers
62 Skopje, North Macedonia Skopje, North Macedonia
55
12.2K followers
63 Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
55
91.2K followers
64 Minneapolis, USA Minneapolis, USA
52
13.6K followers
65 Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar
50
94.7K followers
66 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
46
14.3K followers
67 Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
45
183K followers
68 Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
43
146.2K followers
69 Budapest, Hungary Budapest, Hungary
42
18.7K followers
70 Nicosia, Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus
41
4K followers
71 Munich, Germany Munich, Germany
41
326.4K followers
72 Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
36
17.3K followers
73 Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
36
226.6K followers
74 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
35
102.5K followers
75 Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
34
117.9K followers
76 Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium
33
134.8K followers
77 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
33
361.4K followers
78 Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
33
825.6K followers
79 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
33
44.4K followers
80 Lyon, France Lyon, France
31
478.6K followers
81 Nice, France Nice, France
30
445.9K followers
82 Milano, Italy Milano, Italy
30
99.6K followers
83 Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
29
278.7K followers
84 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
29
947.2K followers
85 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
29
50.2K followers
86 Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
29
316.2K followers
87 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
28
77.5K followers
88 Bern, Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
27
81.1K followers
89 Pristina, Kosovo Pristina, Kosovo
27
11.2K followers
90 London, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
27
197K followers
91 Kuching, Malaysia Kuching, Malaysia
26
48.1K followers
92 Kampala, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
26
8.9K followers
93 Paris, France Paris, France
26
5M followers
94 Los Angeles, USA Los Angeles, USA
26
5.5M followers
95 Algiers, Algeria Algiers, Algeria
25
36.6K followers
96 Athens, Greece Athens, Greece
25
20.5K followers
97 Washington, D.C., USA Washington, D.C., USA
25
32.4K followers
98 Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
25
26.5K followers
99 Salt Lake City, USA Salt Lake City, USA
24
40.9K followers
100 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
23
70.5K followers
101 Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
23
74.7K followers
102 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
22
315.5K followers
103 Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
22
12.3K followers
104 New York City, USA New York City, USA
22
1.8M followers
105 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan
21
966.2K followers
106 Seattle, USA Seattle, USA
18
280.9K followers
107 Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
17
19.1K followers
108 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
17
56K followers
109 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
16
26.7K followers
110 Denver, USA Denver, USA
15
1.5M followers
111 Canberra, Australia Canberra, Australia
13
267.3K followers
112 Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
12
273.8K followers
113 Nagoya, Japan Nagoya, Japan
12
8K followers
114 Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia
9
1.6M followers
115 San Francisco, USA San Francisco, USA
6
556.1K followers
116 Portland, USA Portland, USA
1
113.7K followers
117 Vancouver BC, Canada Vancouver BC, Canada
0
100.9K followers

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