PM2.5 pollution, population exposed to levels exceeding WHO Interim Target-3 value (% of total) (World) - 2017
* Data Description : Percent of population exposed to ambient concentrations of PM2.5 that exceed the World Health Organization (WHO) Interim Target 3 (IT-3) is defined as the portion of a countryâ€™s population living in places where mean annual concentrations of PM2.5 are greater than 15 micrograms per cubic meter. The Air Quality Guideline (AQG) of 10 micrograms per cubic meter is recommended by the WHO as the lower end of the range of concentrations over which adverse health effects due to PM2.5 exposure have been observed.
* Data Source : Worldbank.org
* By changing the date from the drop-down menu, you can view statistics on maps since 2000.
* Countries with the highest value of "PM2.5 pollution, population exposed to levels exceeding WHO Interim Target-3 value (% of total)" in the World (2017) : Afghanistan(100), Algeria(100), Angola(100), Antigua and Barbuda(100), Armenia(100), Azerbaijan(100), Bahrain(100), Bangladesh(100), Barbados(100), Belize(100).