2017-2022

World's most polluted cities

Most polluted city ranking based on annual average PM2.5 concentration (μg/m³)

2022

World Air Quality Report

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0-5

Meets WHO guideline

5.1-10

Exceeds by 1 to 2 times

10.1-15

Exceeds by 2 to 3 times

15.1-25

Exceeds by 3 to 5 times

25.1-35

Exceeds by 5 to 7 times

35.1-50

Exceeds by 7 to 10 times

>50.1

Exceeds by over 10 times

Rank
City
2022 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017
1 Austria
Neudorf bei Staatz, Austria
17.6 18.5 10.3 30.1 17.3 13.3 12 11.7 11.7 9.8 21.3 27.2 29.8 18.4 -- -- -- --
2 Austria
Edlitz, Austria
15.2 12.8 9.4 28.4 14.6 13.9 12.6 11.1 10.5 10.1 17.1 17.8 19.2 14 12.8 13.5 -- --
3 Austria
Bludenz, Austria
14.7 18.1 11.6 23.6 13.2 13.2 12.4 12.6 12.6 11 14 14.1 18.5 14.8 -- -- -- --
4 Austria
Mistelbach, Austria
14.5 18 9.2 28.1 12.2 10.1 6.8 7.5 7.7 6.3 14.6 22.1 30.4 10.9 -- -- -- --
5 Austria
Stoessing, Austria
14.2 11.9 7.7 26.5 17.7 13.1 12.2 10.6 10.9 8.2 13.8 16.9 21.8 14.1 13.5 15.1 -- --
6 Austria
Leibnitz, Austria
13.7 24.5 15.6 20.6 10.3 10.4 9.6 7.1 6.5 6.7 14.4 16.6 22.7 13.3 14.2 -- -- --
7 Austria
Puntigam, Austria
13.4 23.3 17.8 27.3 11.4 11.5 8 5.3 4.9 4.4 12.7 15.4 19 16.8 15.8 -- -- --
8 Austria
Wolfsberg, Austria
13.1 19.4 14.5 19.8 9.4 11.9 14.4 9.4 9.1 7.6 12.6 13.5 16.5 13 12.8 13.9 -- --
9 Austria
Baden, Austria
13.1 7.9 6.3 22.1 12.1 10.9 10.7 9.3 9.3 7.1 17.2 18.9 25.8 12.3 13.8 14.3 18.9 --
10 Austria
Lustenau, Austria
12.6 23.7 7.8 27.6 10.7 8.2 7.4 8.2 9.4 6.2 10 13.2 17.3 11.6 -- -- -- --
11 Austria
Voelkermarkter Vorstadt, Austria
12.2 20.1 14.6 17 8.8 11 11.3 8 7.5 6.5 11.8 11.9 15.9 10.9 11.8 12.5 -- --
12 Austria
Traun, Austria
12 13.4 9 19.9 10.4 8.7 7.6 7 8.2 7.6 14.3 14.7 22.8 12 11.9 12.9 14.9 14.6
13 Austria
Enns, Austria
11.9 13.2 8.2 19.5 10.7 9.6 8.9 7.9 8.9 8.1 13.2 13.5 20.7 10.2 8.9 11.6 16.8 13.8
14 Austria
Kloech, Austria
11.8 13.3 9 13.4 6.8 9 9 7.6 7.9 7.1 18.2 14.1 16 9.3 -- -- -- --
15 Austria
Linz, Austria
11.8 12.8 8.3 19.9 10.1 9.2 8.2 7 8.6 7.7 15.4 14.6 19.7 12.1 11.3 13.3 15.4 13.4
16 Austria
St. Polten, Austria
11.5 16 11 17.2 9.1 8.5 8.2 7.2 7.4 7.2 11.8 13.6 17.6 11.8 12.1 11 14.3 12.9
17 Austria
Graz, Austria
11.5 15.3 9.5 16.7 8.7 9.6 9.5 9.4 9 6.8 14 13.6 13.7 11.5 10.6 -- -- --
18 Austria
Steyregg, Austria
11.4 14.1 9.5 17.8 9.8 8.6 8.1 7 7.8 8.9 12.1 13.4 18.6 11.7 11.3 12.3 13.7 14.6
19 Austria
Innere Stadt, Austria
11.4 5.3 8.2 21.6 10.7 8.3 6.3 5.6 6.5 6.9 14.7 16.8 20.1 -- -- -- -- --
20 Austria
Hainburg, Austria
11.3 12.7 8.5 19.8 10.4 8.1 6.3 6 6 5.7 13.4 17.8 20 11.8 10.8 -- -- --
21 Austria
Amstetten, Austria
11.2 12.6 8.1 21.1 10.6 8.9 7.2 6.2 7.4 7.2 12.5 13 20.1 11.9 -- -- -- --
22 Austria
Voitsberg, Austria
11.2 17.5 11.8 17.9 8.7 6.7 7 7.6 6.8 5.1 9.8 14 19.7 11.6 11.2 10.6 14.7 12.6
23 Austria
Donaustadt, Austria
11.2 4.6 7.2 19.4 9.4 7.6 6.1 5.8 9.8 7.4 15.3 16.7 19.8 -- -- -- -- --
24 Austria
Eisenstadt, Austria
11 11.7 8.3 16.8 9.4 7.8 7.5 7.2 7.5 6.5 14 15 19.5 10.4 10.1 11.3 14 12.8
25 Austria
Durnrohr, Austria
10.8 10.8 7.7 20.4 9.8 8 6.2 6.4 6.8 6.5 12.5 15.2 18.4 10.5 9.6 10.5 11.5 11.5
26 Austria
Haselbach, Austria
10.8 13 7.4 19 10.2 8.3 7.4 6.5 7.6 6.7 12.2 12.3 19.4 11.1 10.7 12.3 13.2 13.1
27 Austria
Schondorf, Austria
10.8 10.8 7 18.7 10.7 12.2 8 7 8.2 6.7 11.4 11.5 18.1 10.8 9.9 11.3 13.3 12.2
28 Austria
Dornbirn, Austria
10.8 16.7 6.4 18.3 7.6 7.9 8.6 10 9.8 7.1 9.7 9.3 16.2 8.9 -- -- -- --
29 Austria
Meidling, Austria
10.7 4.4 6.8 17.9 9.3 6 6.3 6.4 7.4 7 14.4 16.3 20.9 -- -- -- -- --
30 Austria
Schwechat, Austria
10.5 10.7 7 18 9.7 9.4 6.7 6.5 7 5.9 12.2 14.2 17.9 11 10.9 11.6 15.2 13.4
31 Austria
Tulln, Austria
10.5 12.4 7.4 19.6 9.8 8.4 5 6 6.1 5.5 12.9 14.7 18.4 11.1 -- -- -- --
32 Austria
Wels, Austria
10.5 10.9 7.2 18.4 10.2 8.6 7.2 6.3 7.4 7.2 12.8 12.2 18.1 10.9 11.1 12.2 15.3 13.5
33 Austria
Vienna, Austria
10.5 10.8 7 19.4 9.4 7.4 5.9 6.1 6.8 6.3 13.2 14.5 19.1 11.8 11 12.3 15.2 13
34 Austria
St. Valentin, Austria
10.4 11.8 7.4 16.9 10.3 8.9 7.2 6.3 7.3 6.7 11.6 12 18 11.2 10.9 11.3 -- --
35 Austria
Klagenfurt am Woerthersee, Austria
10.3 16.5 11.2 14.1 5.9 8.9 9.9 7.3 6.6 5.9 10.6 11.3 14.5 8.3 8.1 9.6 -- --
36 Austria
Modling, Austria
10.2 9 7.7 18.6 8.9 7.7 5.9 5.5 6.1 5.6 13 14 19 10.7 -- -- -- --
37 Austria
Stockerau, Austria
10.2 8 6.6 18.4 8.9 8.6 7.4 8.9 8.1 6.5 12 12 16.4 10.2 -- -- -- --
38 Austria
Wiener Neudorf, Austria
10.1 11.6 6.5 20.1 9.5 9.7 5.3 4.9 5.4 5 11.6 13.6 17.1 11.6 11 11.5 14 12.4
39 Austria
Innsbruck, Austria
10.1 14.2 9 14.7 8.4 7.7 8.1 7 7.1 6.3 10.4 11.7 15.4 11.1 11.2 11.3 -- --
40 Austria
Perchtoldsdorf, Austria
10 4.3 6.7 19.2 9.6 7.6 6.3 5.4 5.9 5.5 12.1 14.2 18.1 -- -- -- -- --
41 Austria
Sankt Pantaleon, Austria
10 4.8 7.4 16.8 10.4 8.9 7.1 6.4 7.3 6.8 11.5 12 18 -- -- -- -- --
42 Austria
Raab, Austria
10 6.8 6.1 17.4 9.6 8.1 7.7 6.7 8.3 7.2 12.2 12.2 16.8 8.2 8.2 9.6 -- --
43 Austria
Kematen an der Ybbs, Austria
9.9 8.6 6.8 17 8.9 8.6 7.9 7.6 8.7 7 11.8 10.1 15 8.8 -- -- -- --
44 Austria
Steyr, Austria
9.9 11.2 6.6 17.4 9.7 8.2 6.9 6.7 7.2 6 10.6 10.9 16.7 10 9.4 11 13.3 12.3
45 Austria
Ziersdorf, Austria
9.8 9.2 7 16.3 8 8.3 7.8 8.5 8.6 6.5 10.6 10.6 15.2 9.2 -- -- -- --
46 Austria
Ganserndorf, Austria
9.7 9 6.1 16.2 8 8.9 6.3 6.7 6.5 5.6 12 14.7 17.6 9.7 -- -- -- --
47 Austria
Viehofen, Austria
9.7 4.7 7.4 18.6 10 8.1 6.7 6.1 6.6 6.5 11 12.7 16.9 -- -- -- -- --
48 Austria
Illmitz, Austria
9.6 10.3 7 16.9 9 7.1 5.6 5.4 5.9 5 12.4 13.5 16.9 10.2 10.2 11.1 13.9 12.5
49 Austria
Ottakring, Austria
9.6 4.5 6.5 18.8 9.9 7.2 7 5.1 5.9 5.5 11.5 12.1 16.1 -- -- -- -- --
50 Austria
Rannersdorf, Austria
9.4 3.5 7 18.3 9.1 7.6 5.3 5.4 5.8 5.2 11 13.3 19.4 -- -- -- -- --

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