Air Pollution

Air Pollution

PM2.5
(ANNUAL MEAN)

16.8
  • 10
  • 20 10 µg/m3 WHO maximun level
  • 30 25 µg/m3 EU maximun level
  • 40
  • 50
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

157/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

1,297

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

2,448

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

Air Pollution

Air Pollution

NO2
(ANNUAL MEAN)

38.9
  • 10
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50 40 µg/m3
    WHO recommendations
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

6/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

82

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

1,883

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

Barcelona (metropolitan area) includes the following citites: Badalona, Barcelona, Castelldefels, Cerdanyola del Vallés, Cornellà de Llobregat, Esplugues de Llobregat, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Prat de Llobregat, El, Rubí, Sabadell, Sant Adrià de Besòs, Sant Boi de Llobregat, Sant Cugat del Vallés, Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Terrassa, Viladecans

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REFERENCE: Khomenko S, Cirach M, Pereira-Barboza E, Mueller N, Barrera-Gómez J, Rojas-Rueda D, de Hoogh K, Hoek G, Nieuwenhuijsen M. Premature mortality due to air pollution in European cities; an Urban Burden of Disease Assessment. The Lancet Planetary Health, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30272-2.

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