Air quality in Australia

Air quality index (AQI) and PM2.5 air pollution in Australia

LAST UPDATE (local time)

LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Australia
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Goulburn

135

2McKinnon

85

3Gunnedah

83

4Melbourne

79

5Werribee

79

6Mitcham

78

7Port Melbourne

76

8Carlton

67

9Scottsdale

65

10Warragul

62

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Australia
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Nedlands

0

2Peterborough

0

3Tamworth

0

4Wundowie

0

5North Maclean

1

6Port Macquarie

1

7Wyong

1

8Gol Gol

2

9Muswellbrook

2

10North Ryde

3

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is Australia?

2019 Air quality average

Good

2019 average US AQI

33

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PM2.5

x0

PM2.5 concentration in Australia in 2019 was 0 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Australia cleanest citySt Helens, Tasmania

10

2019  Australia most polluted cityArmidale, New South Wales

74

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Australia rank globally in air pollution?

89/ 98 countries ranked in 2019

Which country had the worst air quality in 2019?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1Bangladesh166'368'149

165

2Pakistan200'813'818

156

3Mongolia3'121'772

154

4Afghanistan36'373'176

153

5India1'354'051'854

152

6Indonesia266'794'980

141

7Bahrain1'566'993

129

8Nepal29'624'035

123

9Uzbekistan32'364'996

115

10Iraq39'127'900

111

89Australia24'772'247

33

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in Australia