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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
187
7.3K followers
2 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
170
397.1K followers
3 Cairo City, Egypt Cairo City, Egypt
163
31K followers
4 Jakarta, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
160
1.7M followers
5 Kampala, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
149
10K followers
6 Manama, Bahrain Manama, Bahrain
128
31.6K followers
7 Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
109
99.2K followers
8 Lahore, Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
102
397.1K followers
9 Delhi, India Delhi, India
99
2.7M followers
10 Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
92
65.7K followers
11 Beijing, China Beijing, China
92
7.4M followers
12 Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
90
61.7K followers
13 Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
89
21.9K followers
14 Medan, Indonesia Medan, Indonesia
88
1.3M followers
15 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
88
84.9K followers
16 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
86
395.2K followers
17 Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
86
15.3K followers
18 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan
83
72.3K followers
19 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
80
16K followers
20 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
73
88.8K followers
21 Skopje, North Macedonia Skopje, North Macedonia
73
15.9K followers
22 Accra, Ghana Accra, Ghana
73
7.3K followers
23 Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar
71
105.7K followers
24 Algiers, Algeria Algiers, Algeria
71
37.5K followers
25 Hangzhou, China Hangzhou, China
71
358.1K followers
26 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
71
84.1K followers
27 Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
69
28.8K followers
28 Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
68
2.2M followers
29 Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
68
36.7K followers
30 Shanghai, China Shanghai, China
68
2.2M followers
31 Pristina, Kosovo Pristina, Kosovo
67
14.8K followers
32 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
66
112.8K followers
33 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
66
72.9K followers
34 Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
66
84.7K followers
35 Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw, Poland
64
256.1K followers
36 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
64
55.2K followers
37 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
64
43.6K followers
38 Detroit, USA Detroit, USA
63
26.4K followers
39 Batam, Indonesia Batam, Indonesia
62
1.3M followers
40 Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
62
39K followers
41 Milano, Italy Milano, Italy
62
130.8K followers
42 Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
62
109.9K followers
43 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan
62
1M followers
44 Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal
60
151.8K followers
45 Krakow, Poland Krakow, Poland
60
312.8K followers
46 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
60
701.5K followers
47 Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
60
220.7K followers
48 Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
59
894.1K followers
49 Munich, Germany Munich, Germany
59
356.6K followers
50 Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
59
50.6K followers
51 Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
58
25.6K followers
52 Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
58
245.2K followers
53 Salt Lake City, USA Salt Lake City, USA
58
53.6K followers
54 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea
58
6.8M followers
55 Kuching, Malaysia Kuching, Malaysia
57
49.6K followers
56 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland
57
333.2K followers
57 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
57
2.2M followers
58 Nice, France Nice, France
56
467.1K followers
59 Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
56
126K followers
60 Denver, USA Denver, USA
56
1.6M followers
61 Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
55
64.7K followers
62 Budapest, Hungary Budapest, Hungary
55
25.5K followers
63 Incheon, South Korea Incheon, South Korea
55
25.1K followers
64 Washington, D.C., USA Washington, D.C., USA
54
44.7K followers
65 Tehran, Iran Tehran, Iran
53
1M followers
66 Johannesburg, South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
53
63.9K followers
67 Dakar, Senegal Dakar, Senegal
53
11.9K followers
68 Bern, Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
53
88.9K followers
69 Athens, Greece Athens, Greece
53
30.7K followers
70 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
53
204.9K followers
71 Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China
53
1.5M followers
72 Houston, USA Houston, USA
53
32.5K followers
73 Minneapolis, USA Minneapolis, USA
53
18.8K followers
74 Chongqing, China Chongqing, China
53
177.6K followers
75 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
52
372.4K followers
76 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
49
1M followers
77 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
49
17.2K followers
78 Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria
49
149.5K followers
79 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
49
232K followers
80 Phnom Penh, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
47
402.3K followers
81 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
47
29.3K followers
82 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
47
5.4M followers
83 New York City, USA New York City, USA
45
1.9M followers
84 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
44
77.3K followers
85 Wuhan, China Wuhan, China
44
338.8K followers
86 Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
44
339.7K followers
87 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
39
71.3K followers
88 Los Angeles, USA Los Angeles, USA
39
6.5M followers
89 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
38
115.7K followers
90 Mumbai, India Mumbai, India
38
1.5M followers
91 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
38
130.7K followers
92 Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
37
226.9K followers
93 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
36
40.3K followers
94 Vancouver BC, Canada Vancouver BC, Canada
34
135.7K followers
95 Kolkata, India Kolkata, India
33
1.4M followers
96 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
33
37.2K followers
97 Chengdu, China Chengdu, China
33
1.8M followers
98 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
33
11.8M followers
99 Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
31
284.9K followers
100 Portland, USA Portland, USA
31
152.7K followers
101 Lyon, France Lyon, France
29
502K followers
102 Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
28
291.7K followers
103 Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium
27
145.6K followers
104 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
27
54.2K followers
105 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
27
130.7K followers
106 Seattle, USA Seattle, USA
26
325.6K followers
107 Paris, France Paris, France
25
5.9M followers
108 Krasnoyarsk, Russia Krasnoyarsk, Russia
22
98.2K followers
109 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
22
814K followers
110 Bogota, Colombia Bogota, Colombia
22
82K followers
111 Canberra, Australia Canberra, Australia
22
276.5K followers
112 Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia
21
1.6M followers
113 Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
19
24.8K followers
114 Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar
19
27K followers
115 Shenzhen, China Shenzhen, China
16
411K followers
116 San Francisco, USA San Francisco, USA
16
624.1K followers
117 London, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
16
279.5K followers
118 Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland
15
23K followers
119 Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
14
312.5K followers
120 Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
9
73.9K followers

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