Air Pollution

Air Pollution

PM2.5
(ANNUAL MEAN)

14.9
  • 10 5 µg/m3 WHO recommended level
  • 20
  • 30 25 µg/m3 EU maximun level
  • 40
  • 50
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

370/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

2,505

IF NEW WHO GUIDELINES (2021)
WERE MET

1,259

IF FORMER WHO GUIDELINES (2005) WERE MET

2,822

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

NO2
(ANNUAL MEAN)

39.7
  • 10
  • 20 10 µg/m3
    WHO recommended level
  • 30
  • 40
  • 50 40 µg/m3
    EU
    maximun level
  • 60
  • 70
  • 80
  • 90
  •  

RANKING POSITION

4/858

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

2,135

IF NEW WHO GUIDELINES (2021)
WERE MET

185

IF FORMER WHO GUIDELINES (2005) WERE MET

2,575

IF THE LOWEST LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION WERE MET

Green Space

Green Space

Vegetation Index (NDVI)

0.421
  • 0.10
  • 0.20
  • 0.30
  • 0.40
  • 0.50
  • 0.60
  • 0.70
  • 0.80
  • 0.90
  •  
0.475
NDVI goal
(WHO recommendation)

RANKING POSITION

17/866

% OF POPULATION BELOW
TARGET NDVI

86.45%

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

1,918

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

Green Area (GA)

14.3%
  • 10%
  • 20%
  • 30% 25%
    GA
    (WHO recommendation)
  • 40%
  • 50%
  • 60%
  • 70%
  • 80%
  • 90%
  •  

RANKING POSITION

84/866

% OF POPULATION BELOW
25% GA

90.67%

DEATHS THAT COULD BE AVOIDED

614

IF WHO GUIDELINES WERE MET

Paris (metropolitan area) includes the following citites: Paris

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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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