Power Plant Air Pollution

Countries Ranked by Air Pollution

PM10 Air Quality Index Air Quality Description
0 – 50 Good
51 – 100 Moderate
101 – 150 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups
151 – 200 Unhealthy
201 – 300 Very Unhealthy
301 – 500 Hazardous
Countries Ranked by Air Pollution
Country Annual mean PM10 ug/m3 Above or below world average of 71ug/m3 Urban population coverage (%)
Mongolia 279 208 70%
Botswana 216 145 27%
Pakistan 198 127 40
Senegal 145 74 50%
Saudi Arabia 143 72 52
Egypt 138 67 21
United Arab Emirates 132 61 30.73
Iran 124 53 45
Nigeria 124 53 40%
Kuwait 123 52 71
Bangladesh 120 49 41%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 117 46 21%
India 109 38 91% by state (37% by metropolitan city)
Nepal 106 35 19%
Ghana 98 27 18%
China 98 27 24%
Myanmar 94 23 34%
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 82 11 39
Tunisia 80 9 74.38
Sri Lanka 77 6 22%
Peru 74 3 41
Colombia 71 -0 34
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 70 -1 100%
Madagascar 68 -3 30%
Turkey 66 -5 29%
United Republic of Tanzania 64 -7 29%
Chile 62 -9 62
Republic of Korea 61 -10 67%
Bulgaria 60 -11 40%
Israel 59 -12 64%
Mexico 55 -16 46
Indonesia 55 -16 19%
Cyprus 53 -18 100%
Lebanon 53 -18 51
El Salvador 52 -19 14
South Africa 52 -19 21%
Jamaica 48 -23 47
Guatemala 48 -23 45
Philippines 47 -24 22%
Greece 44 -27 66%
Serbia 43 -28 22%
Algeria 42 -29 15%
Malaysia 42 -29 42%
Romania 42 -29 35%
Thailand 41 -30 60%
Venezuela 41 -30 11
Brazil 40 -31 33
Panama 40 -31 29
Uruguay 39 -32 43
Latvia 39 -32 48%
Argentina 38 -33 35%
Italy 37 -34 28%
Ecuador 35 -36 22
Malta 35 -36 13%
Russian Federation 32.5 -38 11%
Croatia 33 -38 37%
Poland 33 -38 46%
Singapore 32 -39 100%
Slovenia 30 -41 28%
Spain 29 -42 27%
Czech Republic 29 -42 35%
Portugal 28 -43 17%
Costa Rica 28 -44 55
Denmark 27 -44 21%
Slovakia 27 -44 21%
France 27 -44 38%
Hungary 27 -44 30%
Belgium 26 -45 22%
Netherlands 26 -45 17%
Sweden 25 -46 21%
Austria 25 -46 38%
Germany 25 -46 36%
Belarus 24 -47 39
Iceland 24 -47 40%
United Kingdom 23 -48 29%
Japan 22 -49 13%
Norway 22 -49 25%
New Zealand 22 -49 64%
Switzerland 22 -49 12%
Lithuania 21 -50 30%
Finland 19 -52 20%
San Marino 20 -52 100%
Luxembourg 18 -53 21%
United States of America 18 -53 NA
Monaco 18 -53 100%
Bhutan 18 -53 40%
Ireland 15 -56 21%
Canada 13 -58 78%
Australia 13 -58 89%
Mauritius 12 -59 27%
Estonia 11 -60 43%
Statistic & Data References
Sources: World Health Organization
Date research was conducted: August 3rd, 2015