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Pollution

Deaths attributable to ambient air pollution per 100,000 population 2016

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Sierra Leone
    Result
    324
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Nigeria
    Result
    307
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Chad
    Result
    280
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Ivory Coast
    Result
    269
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Niger
    Result
    252
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Togo
    Result
    250
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Guinea
    Result
    243
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Gambia, The
    Result
    237
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Guinea-Bissau
    Result
    215
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Somalia
    Result
    213
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Central African Rep.
    Result
    212
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    211
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Mali
    Result
    209
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Cameroon
    Result
    208
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    North Korea
    Result
    207
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Burkina Faso
    Result
    206
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Benin
    Result
    205
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Ghana
    Result
    204
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Nepal
    Result
    194
  20. Rank
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    194
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    189
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Philippines
    Result
    185
  23. Rank
    Country
    Sudan
    Result
    185
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    India
    Result
    184
  25. Rank
    Country
    Haiti
    Result
    184
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    180
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Equatorial Guinea
    Result
    178
  28. Rank
    Country
    Lesotho
    Result
    178
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    174
  30. Rank
    Country
    Pakistan
    Result
    174

Index key & notes

Notes

Age-standardised estimate, assumes that every country and region has the same age profile. Statistics are not available for all countries. The number of cases diagnosed and reported depends on the quality of medical practice and administration and can be under-reported in a number of countries.

Source: WHO World Health Statistics 2020