Portugal's Air Quality

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS


Air quality is measured on the fine particulate matter (PM2.5) scale. PM2.5 are tiny particles in the air that are harmful to health and reduce visibility and cause the air to appear hazy when levels are elevated.

A high PM2.5 level indicates very poor air quality. A very low PM2.5 level denotes clean air.

Portugal has an air quality value of 7.3PM2.5, placing it 145th of 124 in the global listing of countries with worst air quality.

Portugal's data is highlighted in the table below, use the filter and sort order options to allow easy comparison with other countries.

Data source: World Health Organization, Geneva


Air Quality (PM2.5) All Countries Data



North Macedonia 0.0
Finland 5.5
Iceland 5.8
Sweden 6.0
Norway 6.3
Canada 6.4
Estonia 6.4
United States 7.2
Portugal 7.3
Dominican Republic 7.6
Ireland 8.2
Uruguay 8.5
New Zealand 8.6
Australia 8.9
Luxembourg 8.9
Papua New Guinea 8.9
Russia 8.9
Switzerland 9.0
Spain 9.3
United Kingdom 9.5
Denmark 9.7
Haiti 9.7
Tunisia 10.3
Lithuania 10.4
France 10.5
Mauritius 10.5
Germany 10.7
Netherlands 10.7
Japan 10.8
Brazil 10.9
Guyana 11.1
Belgium 11.3
Austria 11.5
Namibia 11.8
Panama 11.8
Argentina 12.0
Latvia 12.0
Suriname 12.2
Paraguay 12.3
Moldova 12.4
Kenya 12.5
Botswana 12.8
Malta 12.9
Zimbabwe 13.1
Romania 13.3
Singapore 13.3
Morocco 13.4
Ukraine 13.5
Colombia 14.0
Slovenia 14.1
Hungary 14.2
Italy 14.2
Comoros 14.4
Cyprus 14.5
Greece 14.6
Costa Rica 14.7
Jamaica 14.8
Eswatini 15.1
Croatia 15.3
Tanzania 15.4
Belarus 15.5
Slovak Republic 15.9
Madagascar 16.0
Nicaragua 16.0
Albania 16.3
Mozambique 16.5
Ecuador 16.6
Zambia 16.9
Bulgaria 17.3
Lesotho 17.6
Cambodia 17.8
Mexico 17.8
Malawi 18.6
Poland 18.8
Honduras 18.9
Georgia 19.1
Indonesia 19.3
Israel 19.5
South Africa 19.8
Chile 20.5
Guatemala 20.8
Vietnam 20.9
Laos 21.2
Sudan 21.4
Malaysia 21.5
Serbia 21.7
Ethiopia 21.8
El Salvador 22.2
Philippines 22.5
Algeria 22.7
Taiwan 23.3
Sri Lanka 23.9
Korea, Rep. 24.0
Lebanon 24.2
Azerbaijan 24.6
Thailand 24.6
Bolivia 25.2
Togo 25.2
Jordan 25.9
Bhutan 26.1
Bosnia and Herzegovina 26.2
Gabon 26.3
Turkmenistan 26.4
Kazakhstan 26.5
Türkiye 26.5
Angola 27.2
Central African Republic 27.2
Myanmar 27.2
Burundi 28.0
Peru 29.1
Congo, Rep. 29.5
Libya 29.8
Uganda 31.3
Benin 31.5
Congo, Dem. Rep 31.6
Armenia 34.1
Guinea-Bissau 34.9
Oman 34.9
Rwanda 35.7
Liberia 35.8
Nepal 36.4
Guinea 37.6
Kyrgyzstan 37.6
China 38.2
Senegal 38.2
Mali 38.6
Gambia 39.1
Sierra Leone 39.4
Cote d'Ivoire 40.4
Burkina Faso 40.7
Uzbekistan 41.0
Chad 41.2
Mongolia 41.3
Yemen, Rep. 41.6
United Arab Emirates 41.8
Mauritania 42.0
Bangladesh 46.0
Ghana 46.0
Pakistan 50.1
India 50.2
Niger 50.2
Bahrain 51.8
Tajikistan 53.7
Nigeria 55.6
Cameroon 56.4
Saudi Arabia 57.2
Qatar 59.0
Afghanistan 62.5
Egypt 63.2
Kuwait 64.1


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