Air quality in Pakistan

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

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Most polluted city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Faisalabad, Punjab

430

2 Lahore, Punjab

269

3 Bahawalpur, Punjab

260

4 Raiwind, Punjab

171

5 Islamabad, Islamabad

164

6 Gujranwala, Punjab

163

7 Rawalpindi, Punjab

162

8 Multan, Punjab

159

9 Muridke, Punjab

152

10 Karachi, Sindh

107

(local time)

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LIVE AQI CITY RANKING

Real-time Pakistan
Cleanest city ranking

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#cityUS AQI
1 Karachi, Sindh

107

2 Muridke, Punjab

152

3 Multan, Punjab

159

4 Rawalpindi, Punjab

162

5 Gujranwala, Punjab

163

6 Islamabad, Islamabad

164

7 Raiwind, Punjab

171

8 Bahawalpur, Punjab

260

9 Lahore, Punjab

269

10 Faisalabad, Punjab

430

(local time)

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OVERVIEW

How polluted is Pakistan?

The national flag of India

2020 Air quality average

Human face indicating AQI level

Unhealthy

2020 average US AQI

153

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PM2.5

x11.8

PM2.5 concentration in Pakistan air is currently 11.8 times above the WHO annual air quality guideline value

2020  Pakistan cleanest city Islamabad , Islamabad

110

2020  Pakistan most polluted city Lahore , Punjab

163

2020 aqi country ranking

How does Pakistan rank globally in air pollution?

2/ 106 countries ranked in 2020

Which country had the worst air quality in 2020?

#COUNTRYPopulationAVG. US AQI
1The national flag of IndiaBangladesh164'689'383

162

2The national flag of IndiaPakistan220'892'331

153

3The national flag of IndiaIndia1'380'004'385

141

4The national flag of IndiaMongolia3'278'292

128

5The national flag of IndiaAfghanistan38'928'341

128

6The national flag of IndiaOman5'106'622

123

7The national flag of IndiaQatar2'881'060

123

8The national flag of IndiaKyrgyzstan6'524'191

121

9The national flag of IndiaIndonesia273'523'621

114

10The national flag of IndiaBosnia Herzegovina3'280'815

113

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