Kazakhstan ranked 29th out of 98 states on air pollution level
Almaty. February 26. KazTAG - Kazakhstan has been ranked 29th out of 98 states on the air pollution level, reports World Air Quality Report-2019.
The level of air pollution in Kazakhstan is 23.5 micrograms PM2.5 per cubic meter of air, the same as in Kosovo and Macau, which took 30 and 31 places, respectively, but better than in Thailand, which was ranked 28th, where the pollution level is 24.3. It meets an average degree of air pollution.
Uzbekistan has been ranked ninth, being even ahead of the mainland of China in two positions, where the air turned out to be a little cleaner (41.2 and 39.1, respectively). Kyrgyzstan took 16th place, Armenia - 23, Georgia - 47, Ukraine - 60, Lithuania - 67, Latvia - 69. Russia took 81st place. In the same group was Estonia, which took 94th place.
The dirtiest air is in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Mongolia, these countries take the first three lines of the rating. The best air to breathe is in Iceland, the Virgin Islands and the Bahamas.
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