Air Pollution

Air Pollution

PM2.5
(ANNUAL MEAN)

15.9
  • 10 5 µg/m3 WHO recommended level
  • 20
  • 30 25 µg/m3 EU maximun level
  • 40
  • 50
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

142/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

226

IF NEW WHO GUIDELINES (2021)
WERE MET

125

IF FORMER WHO GUIDELINES (2005) WERE MET

252

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

NO2
(ANNUAL MEAN)

23.8
  • 10
  • 20 10 µg/m3
    WHO recommended level
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50 40 µg/m3
    EU
    maximun level
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

255/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

84

IF NEW WHO GUIDELINES (2021)
WERE MET

0

IF FORMER WHO GUIDELINES (2005) WERE MET

122

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

Green Space

Green Space

Vegetation Index (NDVI)

0.464
  • 0.10
  • 0.20
  • 0.30
  • 0.40
  • 0.50
  • 0.60
  • 0.70
  • 0.80
  • 0.90
  •  
0.427
NDVI goal
(WHO recommendation)

RANKING POSITION

752/866

% OF POPULATION BELOW
TARGET NDVI

51.23%

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

30

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

Green Area (GA)

37.9%
  • 10%
  • 20%
  • 30% 25%
    GA
    (WHO recommendation)
  • 40%
  • 50%
  • 60%
  • 70%
  • 80%
  • 90%
  •  

RANKING POSITION

533/866

% OF POPULATION BELOW
25% GA

57.95%

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

22

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

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REFERENCES: 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.

Khomenko S, Cirach M, Pereira-Barboza E, Mueller N, Barrera-Gómez J, Rojas-Rueda D, de Hoogh K, Hoek G, Nieuwenhuijsen M. Health impacts of the new WHO air quality guidelines in European cities, The Lancet Planetary Health, D-21-00431R1, Nov 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00288-6

REFERENCE: Pereira Barboza E, Cirach M, Khomenko S, Iungman S, Mueller N, Barrera-Gómez J, Rojas-Rueda D, Kondo M, Nieuwenhuijsen M, Green space and mortality in European cities: a health impact assessment study, The Lancet Planetary Health 2021; 5: e718–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2542-5196(21)00229-1

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