500 worst air polluted cities in the world

The 500 cities with the worst air pollution in the world

Listed in order of highest particulate matter concentration

Rank Country Town/City PM2.5 First Person Discount
1 Iran Zabol 217
2 India Gwalior 176
3 India Allahabad 170
4 Saudi Arabia Riyadh 156
5 Saudi Arabia Al Jubail 152
6 India Patna 149
7 India Raipur 144
8 Cameroon Bamenda 132
9 China Xingtai 128
10 China Baoding 126
11 India Delhi 122
12 India Ludhiana 122
13 China Shijiazhuang 121
14 Saudi Arabia Dammam 121
15 India Kanpur 115
16 India Khanna 114
17 India Firozabad 113
18 India Lucknow 113
19 China Handan 112
20 Pakistan Lahore 111
21 India Amritsar 108
22 India Gobindgarh 108
23 Pakistan Rawalpindi 107
24 China Hengshui 107
25 Bangladesh Narayangonj 106
26 Iran Bushehr 105
27 India Agra 105
28 Uganda Kampala 104
29 China Tangshan 102
30 India Jodhpur 101
31 India Dehradun 100
32 India Jaipur 100
33 India Howrah 100
34 India Ahmedabad 100
35 India Faridabad 98
36 Saudi Arabia Yanbu 97
37 China Langfang 96
38 Iran Ahvaz 95
39 India Dhanbad 95
40 Bangladesh Chittagong 95
41 India Bhopal 93
42 Qatar Doha 93
43 Nigeria Kaduna 90
44 India Khurja 90
45 Bangladesh Dhaka 90
46 Bangladesh Gazipur 89
47 Pakistan Karachi 88
48 Kuwait Al Shuwaikh 88
49 Iraq Baghdad 88
50 China Cangzhou 88
51 India Raebareli 87
52 China Tianjin 87
53 Afghanistan Kabul 86
54 China Zhengzhou 86
55 Qatar Al Wakrah 85
56 Bangladesh Barisal 85
57 China Beijing 85  Not Available
58 India Kota 84
59 India Udaipur 83
60 India Alwar 81
61 Republic of Macedonia Tetovo 81
62 China Wuhan 80
63 India Chandrapur 79
64 China Anyang 79
65 China Hefei 79
66 Myanmar Pyin Oo Lwin 78
67 China Shouguang 78
68 Egypt Greater Cairo 76
69 India Indore 76
70 Myanmar Taungoo 76
71 Myanmar Kyaukphyu 76
72 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar 75
73 India Jalandhar 75
74 Kuwait Ali Subah Al-Salem 74
75 Saudi Arabia Makkah 74
76 India Akola 74
77 India Varanasi 74
78 China Jingzhou 74
79 China Changsha 74
80 India Noida 73
81 China Nanjing 72
82 China Shenyang 72
83 Egypt Delta region 71
84 China Chengdu 71
85 Myanmar Namkham 71
86 China Harbin 71
87 China Xi’an 70
88 India Jalgaon 70
89 China Kaifeng 70
90 China Yichang 70
91 China Pingdingshan 70
92 China Xiangtan 70
93 China Yangquan 70
94 India Meerut 69
95 Myanmar Mawlamyaing 69
96 China Zhuzhou 69
97 Afghanistan Mazar-e Sharif 68
98 Pakistan Lahore 68
99 Kuwait Al-Mansouriya 68
100 Saudi Arabia Jeddah 68
101 China Jiaozuo 68
102 China Laiwu 68
103 China Jiangyin 68
104 China Suqian 68
105 China Weinan 68
106 China Taiyuan 67  Not Available
107 Mauritius Beau Bassin/Rose Hill, Coromandel 67
108 India Raniganj 67
109 Myanmar Yenanchaung 67
110 Turkey Batman 67
111 Turkey Hakkari 67
112 Cameroon Bafoussam 67
113 China Changzhi 67
114 China Wuxi 67
115 Nigeria Onitsha 66
116 Bahrain Hamad Town 66
117 Pakistan Islamabad 66
118 Turkey Gaziantep 66
119 China Xuzhou 66
120 China Zhenjiang 66
121 Saudi Arabia Medina 65
122 Bosnia and Herzegovina Tuzla 65
123 China Changzhou 65
124 China Anshan 65
125 China Baoji 65
126 China Huai’an 65
127 China Liuzhou 65
128 China Xianyang 65
129 Singapore Jurong 65
130 China Yangzhou 65
131 Bahrain Ma’ameer 64
132 Kuwait Al-Ahmadi 64
133 Kuwait Al-Salam 64
134 China Urumqi 64
135 China Changchun 64
136 India Navi Mumbai 64
137 India Jammu 64
138 China Shaoxing 64
139 China Suzhou 64
140 China Tongchuan 64
141 China Zigong 64
142 China Sanmenxia 64
143 Chile Coyhaique 64
144 India Bangalore 63
145 India Mumbai 63
146 China Huzhou 63
147 China Jinhua 63
148 China Liaocheng 63
149 China Xining 62
150 United Arab Emirates Al Gharbia – Bida Zayed 62
151 China Linfen 62
152 Bangladesh Sylhet 61
153 United Arab Emirates Al Gharbia – Gayathi 61
154 India Kolkata 61
155 Bangladesh Khulna 61
156 China Chongqing 61
157 China Hangzhou 61
158 Turkey Siirt 61
159 China Lianyungang 61
160 China Wuhu 61
161 China Taizhou 61
162 South Africa Hartebeespoort 60
163 Turkey Afyon 60
164 China Heze 60
165 China Qinhuangdao 60
166 China Zhangjiagang 60
167 China Fuyang 60
168 China Nantong 60
169 India Chandigarh 59
170 India Jhansi 59
171 India Kolhapur 59
172 China Dezhou 59
173 China Wafangdian 59
174 China Yiwu 59
175 China Zhuji 59
176 India Hyderabad 59
177 Bahrain Nabih Saleh 58
178 China Lanzhou 58
179 Kuwait Al-Rumaithyia 58
180 India Rishikesh 58
181 India Sibsagar 58
182 India Durgapur 58
183 China Pingdu 58
184 China Korla 58
185 China Lin’an 58
186 India Angul 57
187 China Quzhou 57
188 Turkey Karaman 57
189 China Maanshan 57
190 China Nanchong 57
191 China Yancheng 57
192 United Arab Emirates Al Gharbia – Liwa Oasis 56
193 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi 56
194 China Jiaxing 56
195 China Luoyang 56
196 China Panjin 56
197 China Wujiang 56
198 China Dalian 56
199 China Huludao 56
200 China Laixi 56
201 China Laizhou 56
202 China Linyi 56
203 India Bhilai 55
204 India Nagda 55
205 India Nagpur 55
206 India Vadodara 55
207 China Zhaoqing 55
208 China Jinzhou 55
209 China Guilin 55
210 China Taian 55
211 China Taicang 55
212 China Zhaoyuan 55
213 China Zibo 55
214 Jordan Al-Zarqa 54
215 India Jamnagar 54
216 India Amravati 54
217 India Vapi 54
218 Turkey Igdir 54
219 China Benxi 54
220 China Dongying 54
221 China Jining 54
222 China Yixing 54
223 Iran Kermanshah 53
224 India Anklesvar 53
225 India Baddi 53
226 India Rajkot 53
227 China Binzhou 53
228 China Changde 53
229 China Chengde 53
230 China Fushun 53
231 China Jiaonan 53
232 China Jiaozhou 53
233 China Jinan 52
234 United Arab Emirates Al Ain 52
235 India Rourkela 52
236 India Surat 52
237 Turkey Isparta 52
238 Turkey Duzce 52
239 China Shanghai 52 Not Available
240 China Liyang 52
241 China Yibin 52
242 India Nashik 51
243 Myanmar Nyaung Oo 51
244 Turkey Bitlis 51
245 China Baotou 51
246 China Haimen 51
247 China Jimo 51
248 South Africa Pretoria] 51
249 Myanmar Kyauk Pa Taung 50
250 Turkey Cankiri 50
251 Turkey Muş 50
252 Turkey Osmaniye 50
253 Turkey Sakarya 50
254 China Jilin 50
255 China Luzhou 50
256 China Mudanjiang 50
257 Nigeria Aba 49
258 Kuwait Al-Jahra 49
259 China Nanchang 49
260 India Dewas 49
261 India Guwahati 49
262 India Pune 49
263 Nepal Kathmandu 49
264 China Guiyang 49
265 Turkey Bolu 49
266 Turkey Nigde 49
267 China Changshu 49
268 China Dandong 49
269 China Zunyi 49
270 China Weifang 49
271 China Yueyang 49
272 Cameroon Yaoundé 49
273 India Silchar 48
274 India Dimapur 48
275 Peru Lima 48
276 China Shaoguan 48
277 China Yan’an 48
278 China Zaozhuang 48
279 China Guangzhou 48
280 China Jintan 48
281 China Rushan 48
282 China Yinchuan 47
283 Kuwait Al-Mutla 47
284 Iran Hamadan 47
285 Iran Pakdasht 47
286 China Nanning 47
287 India Naya Nangal 47
288 Turkey Burdur 47
289 Turkey Ankara 47
290 Turkey Kayseri 47
291 Turkey Kutahya 47
292 China Zhangjiajie 47
293 China Zhangqiu 47
294 Kuwait Saad Al-Abdullah 46
295 Iran Isfahan 46
296 China Qingdao 46
297 China Wenzhou 46
298 China Kunshan 46
299 China Penglai 46
300 China Wendeng 46
301 Iran Yasuj 45
302 Iran Shiraz 45
303 China Ningbo 45
304 Turkey Edirne 45
305 Republic of Macedonia Skopje 45
306 Turkey Çorum 45
307 Turkey Denizli 45
308 China Deyang 45
309 Bahrain Ras Hayan 44
310 Nigeria Owerri 44
311 Kuwait Al-Fahaheel 44
312 Brazil Santa Gertrudes 44
313 Philippines Baguio City 44
314 China Foshan 44
315 India Solapur 44
316 India Balasore 44
317 India Kohima 44
318 Bolivia La Paz 44
319 India Nalbari 44
320 India Ramagundam 44
321 Myanmar Sintgaing 44
322 Myanmar Thaungtha 44
323 Turkey Urfa 44
324 Turkey Adiyaman 44
325 China Mianyang 44
326 India Chennai 44
327 China Hohhot 43
328 Iran Robatkarim 43
329 India Bhubaneswar 43
330 India Korba 43
331 India Aurangabad 43
332 India Berhampur 43
333 India Parwanoo 43
334 India Sangli 43
335 India Ujjain 43
336 Bhutan Thimphu 43
337 China Jiangmen 43
338 Turkey Aydin 43
339 Turkey Kahramanmaras 43
340 Turkey Mugla 43
341 Turkey Zonguldak 43
342 China Lishui 43
343 China Chaozhou 43
344 China Dongguan 43
345 Poland Pszczyna 43
346 Poland Zywiec 43
347 Iran Varamin 42
348 India Nagaon 42
349 India Nalgonda 42
350 Montenegro Pljevlja 42
351 El Salvador San Salvador 42
352 Myanmar Kathar 42
353 Turkey Diyarbakir 42
354 Turkey Gumushane 42
355 Turkey Tekirdag 42
356 Turkey Uşak 42
357 Turkey Malatya 42
358 China Datong 42
359 China Qingyuan 42
360 Bulgaria Dimitrovgad 42
361 Bahrain Hidd 41
362 Iran Sanandaj 41
363 South Africa Johannesburg 41
364 Turkey Aksaray 41
365 Turkey Kirikkale 41
366 China Shizuishan 41
367 Guatemala Guatemala 41
368 Colombia La Estrella 41
369 Nigeria Umuahia 40
370 India Davanagere 40
371 India Guntur 40
372 India Trichy 40
373 India Kurnool 40
374 Republic of Macedonia Bitola 40
375 Iran Tabriz 40
376 Turkey Van 40
377 China Yingkou 40
378 China Beihai 40
379 China Chifeng 40
380 China Heyuan 40
381 China Jieyang 40
382 China Jiujiang 40
383 Poland Rybnik 40
384 India Thane 39
385 Turkey Bayburt 39
386 Turkey Konya 39
387 Poland Opoczno 39
388 Poland Sucha Beskidzka 39
389 Poland Wodzislaw Slaski 39
390 Tunisia Tunis 38
391 India Kochi 38
392 China Zhongshan 38
393 China Rizhao 38
394 China Rongcheng 38
395 China Shantou 38
396 Bulgaria Dolny Voden 38
397 Poland Godow 38
398 Iran Shahryar 37
399 Iran Urmia 37
400 Iran Sari 37
401 Tunisia Sfax 37
402 Bangladesh Rajshahi 37
403 Turkey Ardahan 37
404 Madagascar Antananarivo 37
405 Turkey Bartin 37
406 Bulgaria Montana 37
407 Poland Krakow 37
408 Poland Skawina 37
409 Mexico Monterrey 36
410 Jordan Amman 36
411 India Coimbatore 36
412 India Cuttack 36
413 India Panaji 36
414 Sri Lanka Colombo 36
415 China Xiamen 36
416 Honduras Tegucigalpa 36
417 Turkey Kilis 36
418 China Daqing 36
419 Bulgaria Varna 36
420 Poland Knurow 36
421 Poland Niepolomice 36
422 Poland Tuchow 36
423 Poland Nowy Sacz 36
424 Oman Muscat 35
425 India Shillong 35
426 India Vishakhapatnam 35
427 Chile Padre las Casas 35
428 China Huizhou 35
429 China Zhuhai 35
430 Turkey Trabzon 35
431 Turkey Erzurum 35
432 Chile Osorno 35
433 China Qiqihar 35
434 Poland Nowa Ruda 35
435 Poland Wadowice 35
436 Poland Zabrze 35
437 Poland Gliwice 35
438 Poland Katowice 35
439 Senegal Dakar 34
440 China Kunming 34
441 Tunisia Bizerte 34
442 India Singrauli 34
443 India Kothagudem 34
444 China Shenzhen 34
445 Bulgaria Plovdiv 34
446 South Africa Vereeniging 34
447 Turkey Kocaeli 34
448 China Meizhou 34
449 China Nantou 34
450 China Zhangjiakou 34
451 Poland Brzeziny 34
452 Poland Proszowice 34
453 Italy Soresina 34
454 Poland Bielsko Biala 34
455 Mexico Toluca 33
456 Ecuador Santo Domingo 33
457 India Patiala 33
458 India Nellore 33
459 Indonesia Bandung 33
460 Myanmar Meikhtilar 33
461 Turkey Istanbul 33
462 China Karamay 33
463 Bulgaria Ruse 33
464 Bulgaria Haskovo 33
465 Bulgaria Pazardzhik 33
466 Czech Republic Cesky Tesin 33
467 Czech Republic Havirov 33
468 Poland Zdunska Wola 33
469 Czech Republic Orlová 33
470 Poland Rawa Mazowiecka 33
471 Poland Sosnowiec 33
472 Lebanon Zahle 33
473 Poland Kędzierzyn-Koźle 33
474 Italy Settimo Torinese 33
475 Iran Bojnord 32
476 Iran Mashhad 32
477 Iran Tehran 32
478 Ecuador Milagro 32
479 Philippines San Carlos City 32
480 Bolivia Cochabamba 32
481 India Salem 32
482 Thailand Nakhon Sawan 32
483 Turkey İçel 32
484 Turkey Nevsehir 32
485 Turkey Ordu 32
486 Turkey Kars 32
487 China Maoming 32
488 China Changhua 32
489 China Jinchang 32
490 China Kinmen 32
491 China Panzhihua 32
492 China Quanzhou 32
493 China Qujing 32
494 China Yangjiang 32
495 Poland Naklo 32
496 Poland Dabrowa Gornicza 32
497 Poland Jaroslaw 32
498 Czech Republic Karvina 32
499 Poland Tomaszow Mazowiecki 32
500 Poland Tychy 32