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2023

World Air Quality Report

NEWSROOM
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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
178
7.3K followers
2 Medan, Indonesia Medan, Indonesia
165
1.3M followers
3 Kampala, Uganda Kampala, Uganda
156
10K followers
4 Lahore, Pakistan Lahore, Pakistan
151
397.6K followers
5 Jakarta, Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia
135
1.7M followers
6 Chicago, USA Chicago, USA
103
51K followers
7 Cairo City, Egypt Cairo City, Egypt
94
31.2K followers
8 Accra, Ghana Accra, Ghana
94
7.3K followers
9 Santiago, Chile Santiago, Chile
94
99.4K followers
10 Sao Paulo, Brazil Sao Paulo, Brazil
94
84.2K followers
11 Beijing, China Beijing, China
94
7.4M followers
12 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, United Arab Emirates
92
398.5K followers
13 Denver, USA Denver, USA
91
1.6M followers
14 Kuching, Malaysia Kuching, Malaysia
90
49.7K followers
15 Delhi, India Delhi, India
90
2.7M followers
16 Batam, Indonesia Batam, Indonesia
89
1.3M followers
17 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
88
396K followers
18 Wuhan, China Wuhan, China
86
339.5K followers
19 Lima, Peru Lima, Peru
86
36.8K followers
20 Karachi, Pakistan Karachi, Pakistan
84
72.4K followers
21 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
82
2.2M followers
22 Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore
79
895.6K followers
23 Manama, Bahrain Manama, Bahrain
76
31.7K followers
24 Jerusalem, Israel Jerusalem, Israel
72
61.8K followers
25 Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina
72
55.4K followers
26 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
71
88.9K followers
27 Tokyo, Japan Tokyo, Japan
71
1M followers
28 Johannesburg, South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
69
64K followers
29 Mumbai, India Mumbai, India
69
1.5M followers
30 Tehran, Iran Tehran, Iran
68
1M followers
31 Phnom Penh, Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia
68
402.6K followers
32 Baghdad, Iraq Baghdad, Iraq
67
21.9K followers
33 Kolkata, India Kolkata, India
66
1.4M followers
34 Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
66
85.1K followers
35 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
66
54.3K followers
36 Skopje, North Macedonia Skopje, North Macedonia
65
16K followers
37 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
65
16.1K followers
38 Salt Lake City, USA Salt Lake City, USA
63
54.3K followers
39 Doha, Qatar Doha, Qatar
62
105.9K followers
40 Milano, Italy Milano, Italy
62
131.3K followers
41 Athens, Greece Athens, Greece
61
30.9K followers
42 Kuwait City, Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait
60
65.7K followers
43 Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade, Serbia
60
221.5K followers
44 Dhaka, Bangladesh Dhaka, Bangladesh
59
231.6K followers
45 Pristina, Kosovo Pristina, Kosovo
59
14.9K followers
46 Lisbon, Portugal Lisbon, Portugal
58
25K followers
47 Rome, Italy Rome, Italy
58
71.6K followers
48 Yangon, Myanmar Yangon, Myanmar
57
27.2K followers
49 Krakow, Poland Krakow, Poland
56
313.2K followers
50 Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
56
15.4K followers
51 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
56
43.8K followers
52 Dakar, Senegal Dakar, Senegal
55
11.9K followers
53 Nice, France Nice, France
55
467.6K followers
54 Osaka, Japan Osaka, Japan
55
73.3K followers
55 Detroit, USA Detroit, USA
55
26.4K followers
56 Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan
55
131.1K followers
57 Kobe, Japan Kobe, Japan
55
28.9K followers
58 Algiers, Algeria Algiers, Algeria
54
37.6K followers
59 Bucharest, Romania Bucharest, Romania
54
64.8K followers
60 Guangzhou, China Guangzhou, China
54
1.5M followers
61 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
53
112.9K followers
62 Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada
53
379.8K followers
63 Prague, Czech Republic Prague, Czech Republic
52
110K followers
64 Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey
52
232.5K followers
65 Chiang Mai, Thailand Chiang Mai, Thailand
52
11.8M followers
66 Chengdu, China Chengdu, China
49
1.8M followers
67 Hanoi, Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam
49
2.2M followers
68 Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
49
704.9K followers
69 Madrid, Spain Madrid, Spain
49
340.2K followers
70 Warsaw, Poland Warsaw, Poland
48
333.6K followers
71 Chongqing, China Chongqing, China
47
177.9K followers
72 Wroclaw, Poland Wroclaw, Poland
46
256.2K followers
73 Astana, Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
46
29.4K followers
74 Washington, D.C., USA Washington, D.C., USA
45
44.9K followers
75 Minneapolis, USA Minneapolis, USA
45
19.1K followers
76 Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
45
5.4M followers
77 Kabul, Afghanistan Kabul, Afghanistan
44
25.7K followers
78 Moscow, Russia Moscow, Russia
44
815.4K followers
79 Incheon, South Korea Incheon, South Korea
44
25.3K followers
80 Shanghai, China Shanghai, China
44
2.2M followers
81 London, United Kingdom London, United Kingdom
44
281.3K followers
82 New York City, USA New York City, USA
40
1.9M followers
83 Los Angeles, USA Los Angeles, USA
40
6.5M followers
84 Kathmandu, Nepal Kathmandu, Nepal
38
152.1K followers
85 Helsinki, Finland Helsinki, Finland
36
77.4K followers
86 Kyiv, Ukraine Kyiv, Ukraine
35
285.4K followers
87 Bratislava, Slovakia Bratislava, Slovakia
33
39.1K followers
88 Hangzhou, China Hangzhou, China
33
358.8K followers
89 Montreal, Canada Montreal, Canada
33
116.1K followers
90 Seoul, South Korea Seoul, South Korea
33
6.8M followers
91 Zagreb, Croatia Zagreb, Croatia
32
17.3K followers
92 Vancouver BC, Canada Vancouver BC, Canada
32
138.2K followers
93 Birmingham, United Kingdom Birmingham, United Kingdom
31
292.1K followers
94 Amsterdam, Netherlands Amsterdam, Netherlands
30
245.7K followers
95 Kaohsiung, Taiwan Kaohsiung, Taiwan
30
702.3K followers
96 Vienna, Austria Vienna, Austria
30
149.7K followers
97 Portland, USA Portland, USA
30
155K followers
98 San Francisco, USA San Francisco, USA
30
625.8K followers
99 Budapest, Hungary Budapest, Hungary
29
25.6K followers
100 Krasnoyarsk, Russia Krasnoyarsk, Russia
27
98.3K followers
101 Taipei, Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan
27
1M followers
102 Kyoto, Japan Kyoto, Japan
27
84.9K followers
103 Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
27
228.3K followers
104 Bern, Switzerland Bern, Switzerland
26
89K followers
105 Rotterdam, Netherlands Rotterdam, Netherlands
26
126.1K followers
106 Seattle, USA Seattle, USA
26
328.3K followers
107 Munich, Germany Munich, Germany
25
357.4K followers
108 Sydney, Australia Sydney, Australia
24
1.6M followers
109 Paris, France Paris, France
22
5.9M followers
110 Stockholm, Sweden Stockholm, Sweden
22
40.5K followers
111 Lyon, France Lyon, France
21
502.6K followers
112 Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland
21
23.2K followers
113 Oslo, Norway Oslo, Norway
20
37.4K followers
114 Bogota, Colombia Bogota, Colombia
20
82.1K followers
115 Shenzhen, China Shenzhen, China
16
411.8K followers
116 Berlin, Germany Berlin, Germany
16
205.3K followers
117 Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia
16
313.2K followers
118 Canberra, Australia Canberra, Australia
14
276.7K followers
119 Brussels, Belgium Brussels, Belgium
13
145.8K followers
120 Houston, USA Houston, USA
12
32.7K followers
121 Auckland, New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand
5
74.1K followers

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