Rankings

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Worst air pollution

Particulate matter concentration, micrograms per cubic metre 2016

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Nepal
    Result
    99.5
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Qatar
    Result
    91.7
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    86.7
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    79.6
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Niger
    Result
    73.0
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    69.0
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    India
    Result
    68.0
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Cameroon
    Result
    65.4
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    60.1
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    59.9
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    58.9
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    58.6
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Pakistan
    Result
    56.2
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    51.2
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    China
    Result
    51.0
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Chad
    Result
    50.8
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Mongolia
    Result
    49.5
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Equatorial Guinea
    Result
    49.1
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Uganda
    Result
    48.7
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    46.8
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Nigeria
    Result
    46.3
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    44.3
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Tajikistan
    Result
    42.8
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    41.7
  25. Rank
    Country
    Mauritania
    Result
    41.7
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    41.2
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    41.1
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    South Sudan
    Result
    40.9
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Rwanda
    Result
    40.7
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Senegal
    Result
    39.7
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Gabon
    Result
    37.8
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    37.4
  33. Rank
    Country
    Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    37.4
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    37.2
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Congo-Brazzaville
    Result
    36.4
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Burkina Faso
    Result
    36.3
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Oman
    Result
    36.2
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Tunisia
    Result
    35.7
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    35.6
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    Myanmar
    Result
    34.6
  41. Rank
    41
    Country
    Algeria
    Result
    34.5
  42. Rank
    42
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    34.4
  43. Rank
    43
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    34.0
  44. Rank
    44
    Country
    Macedonia
    Result
    33.0
  45. Rank
    45
    Country
    Armenia
    Result
    32.9
  46. Rank
    46
    Country
    Gambia, The
    Result
    32.3
  47. Rank
    47
    Country
    Jordan
    Result
    31.7
  48. Rank
    48
    Country
    Togo
    Result
    31.2
  49. Rank
    49
    Country
    Ghana
    Result
    31.1
  50. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    31.1

Index key & notes

Notes

Average for urban areas. Particulates less than 2.5 microns in diameter.

Source: WHO