Air Pollution

Air Pollution

PM2.5
(ANNUAL MEAN)

22.4
  • 10
  • 20 10 µg/m3 WHO maximun level
  • 30 25 µg/m3 EU maximun level
  • 40
  • 50
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

5/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

1,739

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

2,564

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

Air Pollution

Air Pollution

NO2
(ANNUAL MEAN)

26.8
  • 10
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50 40 µg/m3
    WHO recommendations
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

84/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

0

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

943

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

Metropolitan Association of Upper Silesia includes the following citites: Bytom, Chorzów, Gliwice, Katowice, Ruda Ślaska, Sosnowiec, Tychy, Zabrze

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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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