Most polluted Cities in Pakistan

NationalMost polluted Cities in Pakistan

In Pakistan, pollution has been a significant environmental issue, leading to respiratory problems, cardiovascular diseases, and other health issues.

Major Cities including Lahore, Peshawar, and Karachi among others have been experiencing air pollution for a while now, primarily due to vehicular exhaust, industrial emissions, and the burning of crop residues & garbage etc.Most polluted Cities in Pakistan

The following cities as reported by Live Air Quality Index (AQI) City Ranking are considered as the top 10 most polluted Cites in Pakistan.
Enclosed in brackets are the US AQI parameters as reported on May 30, 2023:
  1. Mirpur Khas, Sindh (138—Unhealthy for Sensitive Group)
  2. Lahore, Punjab (107—Unhealthy for Sensitive Group)
  3. Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (107—Unhealthy for Sensitive Group)
  4. Faisalabad, Punjab (88—Moderate)
  5. Gujranwala, Punjab (78 Moderate)
  6. Abbottabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (67—Moderate)
  7. Islamabad, Islamabad (57—Moderate)
  8. Rawalpindi, Punjab (57—Moderate)
  9. Karachi, Sindh (55—Moderate)
  10. Mangla, Punjab (53—Moderate)

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