Air quality in Belgium

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Belgium
Most polluted city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Evergem

29

2Wielsbeke

29

3Brussels

25

4Nivelles

25

5Oostrozebeke

25

6Schoten

25

7Vilvoorde

25

8Zelzate

25

9Beveren

23

10Antwerpen

21

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Belgium
Cleanest city ranking

#cityUS AQI
1Geraardsbergen

0

2Sainte-Ode

0

3Aarschot

1

4Somme-Leuze

1

5Baelen

2

6Andenne

4

7Awans

4

8Bertrix

4

9Chatelet

4

10Chaumont-Gistoux

4

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is Belgium?

2019 Air quality average

Moderate

2019 average US AQI

52

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PM2.5

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PM2.5 concentration in Belgium in 2019 was 1 times above WHO exposure recommendation

2019  Belgium cleanest cityVielsalm, Wallonia

26

2019  Belgium most polluted cityOostrozebeke, Flanders

57

2019 aqi country ranking

How does Belgium rank globally in air pollution?

70/ 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

70Belgium11'498'519

52

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How to best protect from air pollution?

Reduce your air pollution exposure in Belgium