Select countries
Select subregions
Select regions
Select other regional groupings
Particulate matter concentrations refer to fine suspended particulates of less than 10 microns in diameter (PM10) that can penetrate deeply into the respiratory tract and cause significant health damage. The estimates represent the average annual exposure level of the average urban resident to outdoor particulate matter. A country's state of technology and pollution control is an important determinant of particulate matter concentrations.

Indexed lines
Per capita
Neighboring countries


Related Variables

Consumption of ozone-depleting substances, g/1,000 $ GDP Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) emissions Consumption of ozone-depleting substances, g per capita UV radiation attributable DALYs (per 100,000 capita)

show data completeness

Supports GEGs:

Supports SDGs: