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World map of life expectancy gains from pollution reduction.

Map of Life Expectancy Gains From Breathing Cleaner Air

The health impact of something as pervasive as air pollution can be hard to communicate due to the complex nature of its effects on humans. This makes it a challenge to convey the full extent of its consequences to the general public.

However, satellite-derived data from from the 2023 Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) shows how exposure to particulate matter in the air can impact average life expectancy of residents in different cities.

Using this data, Aarsh Batra visualizes a map of life expectancy gains (the deeper the hue, the higher the gain) if all people around the world breathed cleaner air.

Top 500 Cities By Life Expectancy Gains From Cleaner Air

Consistent exposure to particulate matter in the air with a width of 2.5 micrometers, or PM2.5, can lead to strokes, heart attacks, and an increased risk of lung disease. The WHO recommended guideline for annual average PM2.5 levels is below 5 micrograms per cubic meter (ยตg/mยณ).

If particle pollution levels in 2021 had matched WHO guidelines around the world, life expectancy on average on the planet would have increased by more than 2 years.

In some cities however, gains are much higher, indicating how much worse their air quality was.

RankCity/DistrictCountryPopulationPM 2.5 Levels
(2021)
Life Expectancy Gain
(With Cleaner Air)
1NCT of Delhi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India18,030,054126.5111.91
2Gautam Buddha Nagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,604,177119.9911.27
3Gurugram๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,746,628119.5011.22
4Faridabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,443,079115.5610.83
5Ghaziabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,882,065113.6510.65
6Hathras๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,698,569109.2610.22
7Sonipat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,630,727109.2810.22
8Aligarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,152,828109.0710.20
9Mathura๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,863,039108.6210.15
10Palwal๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India869,785108.3810.13
11Jaunpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,086,963107.9110.09
12Azamgarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,501,783107.4310.04
13Etah๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,979,047107.4110.04
14Mainpuri๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,105,322106.899.99
15Jhajjar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,111,303106.209.92
16Firozabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,535,204106.169.91
17Unnao๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,499,247106.089.91
18Mau๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,146,042106.059.90
19Ghazipur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,052,326105.509.85
20Pratapgarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,615,621105.359.83
21Agra๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,253,657104.919.79
22Ambedkar Nagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,692,878104.779.78
23Lucknow๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,155,721104.399.74
24Kanpur Nagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,121,237104.229.72
25Baghpat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,456,640104.129.71
26Etawah๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,758,602103.909.69
27Rae Bareli๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,764,725103.899.69
28Mewat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,209,627103.729.67
29Amethi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,859,643102.969.60
30Farrukhabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,113,678102.919.60
31Sultanpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,480,449102.829.59
32Rohtak๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,181,579102.699.57
33Siwan๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,820,774102.699.57
34Gopalganj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,001,323102.579.56
35Kasganj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,576,882102.589.56
36Ballia๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,651,870102.479.55
37Barabanki๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,286,133102.109.52
38Sant Kabir Nagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,640,454102.019.51
39Gorakhpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,757,213101.849.49
40Kannauj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,862,255101.459.45
41Saran๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,615,182101.079.42
42Varanasi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,052,825100.859.39
43Faizabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,153,545100.479.36
44Hardoi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,581,753100.479.36
45Basti๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,406,653100.329.34
46Fatehpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,968,289100.239.33
47Deoria๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,490,772100.159.32
48Vaishali๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,005,909100.059.31
49Kaushambi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,990,14399.079.22
50Auraiya๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,599,59298.909.20
51Bhadohi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,751,43698.899.20
52Bulandshahr๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,895,22098.759.19
53Sitapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,028,00698.729.18
54Gonda๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,810,97598.489.16
55Muzaffarpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,529,06898.329.15
56Kanpur Dehat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,986,56698.009.11
57Buxar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,958,63497.579.07
58Samastipur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,911,12196.969.01
59Bhind๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,916,99295.998.92
60Panipat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,349,73195.808.90
61Hapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,480,74695.548.87
62Bharatpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,882,43995.178.84
63Kushinagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,981,77194.878.81
64Prayagraj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,415,60294.778.80
65Purba Champaran๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,844,76494.838.80
66Rewari๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India896,70894.548.77
67Budaun๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,474,05894.078.73
68Sheohar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,283,27494.078.73
69Shahjahanpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,370,21293.998.72
70Bhojpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,180,13593.868.71
71Patna๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India6,718,98493.368.66
72Dhaulpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,358,47792.508.57
73Sitamarhi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,423,36991.688.49
74Chandauli๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,257,55091.418.47
75Darbhanga๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,595,22791.108.44
76Begusarai๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,464,71990.518.38
77Morena๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,195,45690.238.35
78Gazipur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,989,97589.858.31
79Jind๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,519,44289.288.26
80Meerut๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,847,66288.828.21
81Noakhali๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,540,24788.748.21
82Feni๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,630,83188.658.20
83Comilla๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh6,124,07588.218.16
84Narsingdi๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,547,06688.258.16
85Khagaria๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,922,42687.878.12
86Chandpur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,731,43887.798.11
87Lakshmipur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,986,78687.598.09
88Sambhal๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,372,46687.448.08
89Jalaun๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,896,35087.348.07
90Dhaka๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh13,791,22287.238.06
91Munshiganj๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,634,79387.248.06
92Arwal๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India821,00786.958.03
93Narayanganj๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,159,73086.908.03
94Nalanda๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,327,89386.688.00
95Siddharth Nagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,485,91286.668.00
96Jehanabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,297,18386.397.98
97Raipur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,575,95286.267.96
98Bahraich๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,839,62286.087.95
99Pashchim Champaran๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,549,54785.477.89
100Saharsa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,186,83285.467.88
101Maharajganj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,255,11385.077.85
102Charkhi Dadri๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh541,56084.707.81
103Manikganj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,571,42284.747.81
104Durg๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,265,90784.087.75
105Hisar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,938,57183.577.70
106Lakhimpur Kheri๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,506,47383.577.70
107Shamli๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,332,90183.127.66
108Brahamanbaria๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,252,02083.067.65
109Alwar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,163,93682.977.64
110Banda๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,004,84882.637.61
111Tarn Taran๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,162,16482.547.60
112Hamirpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,239,82782.307.58
113Madhubani๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,166,52782.307.58
114Shravasti๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,313,89382.357.58
115Shariatpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,330,69082.187.56
116Sheikhpura๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh724,93582.167.56
117Kishoreganj๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan3,328,83781.997.55
118Lahore๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal9,317,10881.817.53
119Mahottari๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India735,76981.697.52
120Mansa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India854,72681.717.52
121Fatehabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,052,28881.657.51
122Bhiwani๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,281,84981.257.47
123Tangail๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,122,30480.977.45
124Karnal๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal1,665,27780.897.44
125Rautahat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India791,97280.777.43
126Madhepura๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,322,28680.657.41
127Bathinda๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,524,74280.407.39
128Puruliya๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,178,49080.277.38
129Kaithal๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal1,233,02480.207.37
130Dhanusha๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India874,03680.007.35
131Balrampur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,412,97279.787.33
132Bareilly๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh4,971,74479.177.27
133Madaripur๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal1,320,62479.047.26
134Bara๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India800,20278.747.23
135Amritsar๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,636,76578.627.22
136Gopalganj๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,342,23078.647.22
137Barisal๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,621,58178.557.21
138Lakhisarai๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,200,36578.337.19
139Dhanbad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,031,91178.247.18
140Katihar๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal3,543,45078.317.18
141Parsa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India694,05078.127.17
142Mahendragarh๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal1,045,72878.107.16
143Sarlahi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India888,61178.047.16
144Rohtas๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,449,30877.967.15
145Sepahijala๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India404,75477.847.14
146Bhagalpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,540,53777.727.13
147Kaimur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,869,28577.777.13
148Munger๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,521,10577.807.13
149Chitrakoot๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,110,00277.427.10
150Faridkot๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India658,81477.477.10
151Faridpur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,181,05377.427.10
152South Tripura๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India375,75477.257.08
153Gwalior๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,149,77777.117.07
154Mirzapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,835,46677.177.07
155Sri Muktsar Sahib๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India943,83177.197.07
156Sirsa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,448,41777.037.06
157Bhola๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,007,25976.907.05
158Bankura๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,867,37076.887.04
159Bokaro๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,395,63776.787.03
160Sangrur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,759,76276.497.01
161Magura๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,054,68276.076.97
162Bemetara๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India836,25676.056.96
163Sirajganj๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,519,01976.016.96
164Barnala๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India632,39175.776.94
165Rajbari๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,200,63575.796.94
166Moga๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,066,61175.716.93
167Chittagong๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh8,657,01275.546.91
168Purnia๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,765,57475.286.89
169Narail๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh832,03975.086.87
170Firozpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,111,58574.706.83
171Nawada๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,589,68174.746.83
172Baloda Bazar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,451,74674.546.81
173Ludhiana๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,748,90074.416.80
174Supaul๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,580,75274.226.78
175Muzaffarnagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,303,41074.046.77
176Purbi Singhbhum๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal2,635,47674.136.77
177Siraha๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India739,78173.546.72
178West Tripura๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India999,36773.586.72
179Aurangabad๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,918,68873.476.71
180Mymensingh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,815,59573.526.71
181Barddhaman๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India8,343,10373.236.69
182Datia๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh991,34073.296.69
183Bagerhat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,670,29673.156.68
184Kapurthala๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh860,15673.036.67
185Khulna๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,636,74672.926.66
186Amroha๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,354,36672.906.65
187Hooghly๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh5,980,01972.836.65
188Jhenaidah๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,997,29472.646.63
189Pabna๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,879,66172.456.61
190Maldah๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan4,321,27272.256.59
191Sheikhupura๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,953,59672.236.59
192Ramgarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,068,34172.126.58
193Janjgir-Champa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,857,07771.796.55
194Saraikela-kharsawan๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,182,93771.736.54
195Kurukshetra๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,287,01371.426.51
196Gaya๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh5,063,63071.376.50
197Jhalokati๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh770,50071.226.49
198Habiganj๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,373,76971.166.48
199Chuadanga๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,308,92870.796.45
200Jalandhar๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan2,364,89770.756.44
201Kasur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,295,62670.456.41
202Kushtia๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,188,12670.426.41
203Jessore๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,143,32970.166.39
204Pirojpur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,273,24870.206.39
205Natore๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,922,03769.796.35
206Naogaon๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,970,89769.706.34
207Gomati๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India583,49969.596.33
208Mungeli๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh823,85369.626.33
209Meherpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India745,20269.316.30
210Mahoba๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh971,95869.206.29
211Bogra๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal3,873,07769.136.28
212Nawalparasi West๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India383,21969.136.28
213Dakshin Dinajpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,753,77868.846.26
214Karauli๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,697,57968.756.25
215Patuakhali๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal1,741,15468.666.24
216Rupandehi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,011,00468.436.22
217Dausa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,883,85168.256.20
218Jamtara๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India888,65868.196.19
219Banka๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal2,351,87467.936.17
220Saptari๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India740,83667.986.17
221Pashchimi
Singhbhum
๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,700,88567.866.16
222Jamalpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,630,06867.736.15
223Jamui๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,054,45167.776.15
224Joypurhat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,036,25267.606.14
225Mahasamund๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal1,191,32567.616.14
226Kapilbastu๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh659,38967.596.13
227Rajshahi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,973,64667.526.13
228Araria๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,280,69867.226.10
229Nadia๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,654,06667.216.10
230Godda๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,490,51267.006.08
231Pilibhit๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,311,36567.056.08
232Dhamtari๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India917,92266.976.07
233Hanumangarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,815,27066.936.07
234Saharanpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,818,43966.936.07
235Rajnandgaon๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,735,37066.846.06
236Satkhira๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,258,75166.796.06
237Khagrachhari๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India678,44466.586.03
238Bilaspur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,211,06166.436.02
239Fazilka๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,063,16066.426.02
240Jhansi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,259,63366.316.01
241Nawabganj๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,868,19566.206.00
242Sahibganj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,331,99966.055.98
243Moradabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,267,06265.715.95
244Patiala๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,045,20965.655.94
245Fatehgarh Sahib๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India656,82565.555.93
246Birbhum๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,777,75465.155.89
247Balod๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India712,34664.965.88
248Peshawar๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan4,795,82764.765.86
249Gaibandha๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,706,02364.605.84
250Gurdaspur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,912,10564.445.83
251Pashchim Medinipur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India6,372,52164.345.82
252Rampur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,661,23564.365.82
253Bargarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,597,87064.265.81
254Uttar Dinajpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,367,37964.335.81
255Rewa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,669,37964.235.80
256Dinajpur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,416,68863.985.78
257Kabirdham๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India907,76663.875.77
258Murshidabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India7,711,94963.895.77
259Sawai Madhopur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,423,00163.735.76
260Khowai๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India477,96563.715.75
261Sherpur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,541,33363.665.75
262Nankana Sahib๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,267,14463.355.72
263Barguna๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh995,93363.205.70
264Khunti๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India615,99363.165.70
265Cox'S Bazar๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,452,97062.695.65
266Yamunanagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,081,12362.705.65
267Gujranwala๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan4,481,73262.455.63
268Rangamati๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh687,43962.205.61
269Ulan Bator๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia1,477,06462.295.61
270Giridih๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,759,94062.125.60
271Netrakona๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,537,43462.195.60
272North 24 Parganas๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India11,094,09162.175.60
273Ranchi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,274,25162.005.59
274Banke๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal565,00561.805.57
275Pakur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India997,90861.775.56
276Jharsuguda๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India625,92461.605.55
277Jhunjhunu๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,388,81361.555.54
278Howrah๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,178,19361.365.52
279Morang๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal1,122,30361.325.52
280Sunsari๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal857,27561.365.52
281Phuentsholing๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan29,15860.855.47
282Raigarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,710,33960.775.47
283Shahid Bhagat
Singh Nagar
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India681,19260.795.47
284Deoghar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,692,62260.485.44
285Purba Medinipur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,537,02760.485.44
286Kishanganj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,986,13760.325.42
287Bardiya๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal492,39060.175.41
288Hauts Plateaux๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon116,56860.065.40
289Jaipur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India7,480,29260.155.40
290Kodarma๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India479,64159.765.37
291Nowshera๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,817,31459.675.36
292Satna๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,488,78459.735.36
293Sialkot๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan3,559,38359.595.35
294Thakurgaon๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,586,64059.535.34
295Hazaribagh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,325,63959.365.33
296South 24 Parganas๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India8,750,99159.265.32
297Rangpur๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,320,61759.175.31
298Kolkata๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,508,25958.895.28
299Mayurbhanj๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,723,50458.865.28
300Jhapa๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal933,76158.745.27
301Narowal๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,743,88058.695.26
302Sambalpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,129,85558.695.26
303Koung Khi๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon95,97358.605.25
304Yoeseltse๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan2,33558.605.25
305Charsadda๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,914,69958.515.24
306Dhalai๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India415,64458.485.24
307Hardwar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,152,03158.445.24
308Ambala๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,356,52358.225.22
309Dumka๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,526,72658.305.22
310Menoua๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon410,98558.265.22
311Bandarban๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh468,57158.215.21
312Sundargarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,264,20758.145.21
313Maulvibazar๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,169,51457.805.17
314Tonk๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,609,97157.635.16
315Ugentse๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan1,60457.585.15
316Kendujhar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,943,85557.405.14
317Jalpaiguri๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,858,45357.375.13
318Bhandara๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,561,05257.045.10
319Chhatarpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,989,14057.005.10
320Bundi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,198,33156.815.08
321Swabi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,586,44456.795.08
322Mardan๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan2,414,56156.285.03
323Norbugang๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan5,06456.375.03
324Samtse๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan10,80256.315.03
325Simdega๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India682,50156.255.02
326Alipurduar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,368,53455.884.99
327Nawalparasi East๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal358,95855.954.99
328Nilphamari๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,023,68755.964.99
329Bijnor๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,095,13555.834.98
330Gondiya๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,199,30755.774.98
331Tikamgarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,639,57055.864.98
332Tashicholing๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan3,97655.724.97
333Unokoti๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India472,72855.674.97
334Subarnapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India662,15855.614.96
335Korba๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,381,57855.514.95
336Sangngagchhoeling๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan4,25455.524.95
337Balangir๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,784,13555.444.94
338Chitawan๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal660,75955.394.94
339Sheopur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India782,11655.164.92
340Bamboutos๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon419,78555.084.91
341Mifi๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon430,14755.074.91
342Chatra๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,170,68855.004.90
343Okara๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan2,909,81355.004.90
344Sittwe๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar655,68055.024.90
345Kailali๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal892,70954.934.89
346Hafizabad๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,276,36954.774.88
347Phuentshogpelri๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan8,93254.834.88
348South West
Garo Hills
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India188,94654.734.87
349Sikar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,012,66754.624.86
350Kurigram๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,357,40854.504.85
351Udayapur๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal365,63854.374.84
352Kota๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,248,27454.154.82
353Samphelling๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan7,81954.094.81
354Sunamganj๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh2,798,53853.924.79
355Hoshiarpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,737,01753.804.78
356Ganganagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,389,90853.724.77
357Nagpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India5,094,05053.664.77
358Jabalpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,427,33253.454.75
359Maungdaw๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar116,24553.384.74
360Nuapada๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India642,84553.164.72
361Panchagarh๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,164,09553.124.72
362Shompangkha๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan2,06753.184.72
363Gariaband๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India596,09152.984.70
364Palamu๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,201,77652.974.70
365Sahibzada Ajit
Singh Nagar
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,024,16652.804.68
366Kanchanpur๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal522,86852.694.67
367Pakpattan๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,976,06852.624.67
368Sergelen๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ณ Mongolia19,79052.674.67
369Akola๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,021,84652.524.66
370Churu๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,633,04652.554.66
371Deogarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India339,47652.504.66
372Sidhi๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,267,06552.594.66
373Lalitpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,354,54652.284.63
374Mezam๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon766,08252.244.63
375Lalmonirhat๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh1,441,37751.934.60
376Balaghat๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,908,86951.734.58
377Gumla๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,164,75151.694.58
378Nichula๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan80151.784.58
379Jalgaon๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India4,619,08351.594.57
380Lohardaga๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India522,37351.654.57
381Dhenkanal๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,289,36251.414.55
382Lhamoi Zingkha๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan3,74451.464.55
383Senggey๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan3,90451.444.55
384Katni๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,790,49551.364.54
385Anugul๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,372,76751.254.53
386Panna๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,146,62151.274.53
387Baleshwar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,484,44851.084.52
388Baran๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,401,37551.164.52
389Mandi Bahauddin๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan2,086,07851.124.52
390Ndรฉ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon135,54351.104.52
391Islamabad๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan2,930,80450.974.51
392North Tripura๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India289,30750.934.50
393Darjeeling๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,920,80850.794.49
394Momo๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon204,61650.794.49
395Haut Nkam๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon207,95950.704.48
396Damoh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,434,97550.574.47
397Buldhana๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,788,16550.464.46
398Lawangtlai๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India131,59550.524.46
399Narsimhapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,236,62350.524.46
400Uttar Bastar Kanker๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India865,70150.504.46
401Mixco๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala545,15150.294.44
402Pemaling๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan3,74150.314.44
403Rahim Yar Khan๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan5,044,20850.324.44
404Sonbhadra๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,086,25150.174.43
405Magdalena
Milpas Altas
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala16,25950.134.42
406Burhanpur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India847,00550.024.41
407San Lucas
Sacatepรฉquez
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala34,60349.994.41
408Sindhuli๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal339,64250.014.41
409Wardha๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,436,02250.034.41
410Latehar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India832,65349.884.40
411Nagaur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,740,76449.924.40
412Amravati๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,137,97549.794.39
413Santa Marรญa
de Jesรบs
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala25,05949.774.39
414Tando Allahyar๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan664,64649.764.39
415Garhwa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,501,17349.664.38
416Mangai๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC7,80649.724.38
417Shivpuri๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,929,59949.674.38
418Bhadrak๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,638,19249.564.37
419Bui๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon470,13449.544.37
420Udham Singh
Nagar
๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,919,01649.564.37
421Vidisha๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,636,48949.644.37
422Matiari๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan508,16149.484.36
423Bhopal๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,656,34049.424.35
424East Nimar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,468,73849.444.35
425Khargone๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,101,95649.364.35
426Hoshangabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,410,24049.294.34
427Mandsaur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,492,71749.284.34
428Mrauk-U๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Myanmar823,86649.304.34
429Raisen๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,508,51049.174.33
430Sagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,673,55549.194.33
431Rawalpindi๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan5,905,27849.104.32
432Santa Catarina
Pinula
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala70,52748.974.31
433Shijiazhuang๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China10,674,48049.004.31
434Zone 19,
Guatemala City
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala11,66948.994.31
435Ghotki๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,479,55248.914.30
436Jajapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,964,64848.864.30
437Ahmadabad๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India8,114,63948.804.29
438Jhalawar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,620,71948.784.29
439Santiago
Sacatepรฉquez
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala35,29948.784.29
440Chandigarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,166,50748.654.28
441Sehore๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,452,46848.704.28
442Bahawalnagar๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan3,895,46848.564.27
443Harda๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India655,24448.584.27
444San Bartolomรฉ
Milpas Altas
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala11,63748.564.27
445Sylhet๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฉ Bangladesh3,903,75848.524.27
446Lodhran๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan2,265,23348.354.25
447Muzaffargarh๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan4,850,11448.324.25
448Ashoknagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India957,80748.294.24
449Rajgarh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,732,70548.304.24
450Seoni๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,547,46248.244.24
451Dekiling๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan4,53548.114.23
452Ciudad Vieja๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala36,97348.014.22
453Gelephu๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan18,14448.024.22
454Luebo (ville)๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC26,52048.024.22
455Multan๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan5,764,76948.094.22
456Rupnagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India755,59548.104.22
457Koch Bihar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India3,037,21947.954.21
458Umaria๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India591,38147.874.20
459Makawanpur๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ต Nepal481,79747.764.19
460Rajanpur๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,840,12947.754.19
461Ajmer๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,938,94747.704.18
462Agar Malwa๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India734,87747.504.17
463Attock๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan3,028,39047.564.17
464Gujrat๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan3,446,39447.594.17
465Ilebo๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC501,40747.544.17
466Liaocheng๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ China6,045,85847.524.17
467Santa Lucรญa Milpas Altas๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala19,66747.524.17
468Shaheed Benazir Abad๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,296,63047.594.17
469Oshwe๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC318,09947.444.16
470Boudh๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India480,37647.404.15
471Shajapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India955,08547.304.15
472Shikarpur๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan722,63447.304.15
473Chhuzagang๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan1,82247.224.14
474Kashmore๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan809,60047.214.14
475Namgaychhoeling๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan3,10947.204.14
476Naushahro Feroze๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,350,50047.274.14
477Zone 7,
Guatemala City
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala112,44147.254.14
478San Antonio Aguas Calientes๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala13,94547.184.13
479Ilebo (ville)๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC96,36747.014.12
480Jocotenango๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala24,13547.044.12
481Kutu๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC744,41646.994.12
482Ngo Ketunjia๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ Cameroon274,42947.064.12
483Nioki๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC73,90247.064.12
484Luebo๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC295,88746.894.11
485Pastores๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala21,37946.884.10
486Jalna๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,140,05246.694.09
487Pune๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India10,338,86446.694.09
488South Garo Hills๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India163,68146.764.09
489Sahiwal๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan2,688,96046.674.08
490Samtenling๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan2,17546.614.08
491Santa Catarina
Barahona
๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala3,43846.654.08
492Sumpango๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala42,56446.614.08
493Vehari๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan3,242,85346.624.08
494Cuttack๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,903,81746.584.07
495Hyderabad๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ Pakistan1,446,96846.504.07
496Tading๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡น Bhutan4,31446.504.07
497Chandrapur๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India2,414,69546.414.06
498Fraijanes๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡น Guatemala67,41746.384.06
499Gandhinagar๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ India1,312,49546.464.06
500Yumbi๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRC138,55246.454.06

Note: Data for some cities in the DRC and Egypt is mislabeled in the source and has been omitted from this table.

For instance, residents of the national capital region of India could live nearly 12 years longer if they had cleaner air. In fact the top 78 cities with the most to gain from better air quality are all in India, located in and around the north and northwest regions of the country.

Cities in the broader South Asian regionโ€”Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistanโ€”also feature in the top 500 cities list.

Greater industrialization, economic activity, and rapid population growth in the last two decades have combined to make South Asia a global hotspot for air pollution. Other unique practices in the region that exacerbate the problem include: solid fuel combustion for cooking, burning agricultural waste, and cremation.

Only a few cities, like Melbourne, Australia, meet the WHO guideline. The AQLI report found that 98.4% of the worldโ€™s population lives in regions whose air quality is worse than recommended standards.

There is also a significant correlation between a country’s per capita GDP and their air quality; richer countries have cleaner air and vice-versa.

Air Pollution Has the Biggest Impact on Life Expectancy

But perhaps most surprising is how much worse air pollution is to human health, compared to other causes of disease and death. Measured in terms of life expectancy, the AQLI finds that ambient particulate pollution is consistently the worldโ€™s greatest external risk to human health.

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Chart comparing particle pollutants with health threats

Globally, particulate pollution reduces average life expectancy the most, worse than tobacco use (2.2 years), unsafe water, sanitation and handwashing (0.6 years), and nutritional deficiencies (0.1 years).

Thus, the impact of particulate pollution on life expectancy is 3.8 times that of exposure to unsafe water, and 23 times that of nutritional deficiencies.

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Ranked: Top Countries by Total Forest Loss Since 2001

The country with the most forest loss since 2001 lost as much forest cover as the next four countries combined.

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Ranked: Top Countries By Total Forest Loss Since 2001

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Forests are critical natural resources, often caught in the crosshairs of economic development. Thanks to expanding human settlement, agriculture, and industry, the world lost nearly 1 million square kilometers (kmยฒ) of forest cover since 2001.

But where has most of this deforestation occurred?

We rank the countries by the total decrease in their forest area between 2001 and 2021, measured in square kilometers along with their percentage decrease for context. All of this data was sourced from the World Bank.

A caveat to this data: countries are ranked by total forest loss, so countries with the largest forests feature predominantly on this list.

Which Country Has Lost the Most Forests (2001-2021)?

Brazil has lost more than half a million square kilometers of forest in the last two decades. Agricultural expansion for beef and soy production alongside mining and infrastructure growth are the primary drivers behind this large scale deforestation.

This has also caused periodic fires in the Amazon rainforest, drawing repeated alarm from around the world. In fact, Brazil has lost as much forest cover as the next four countries combined.

The table below lists the countries included in this graphic, as well as several others further down the ranking.

RankCountryRegion2001โ€“21 Change
(in km2)
% of Forest
Loss
1๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท BrazilSouth America-517,464-9%
2๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฉ DRCAfrica-181,721-13%
3๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ด AngolaAfrica-111,012-14%
4๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ SudanAfrica-106,213-37%
5๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ IndonesiaAsia-95,903-9%
6๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฟ TanzaniaAfrica-80,220-15%
7๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡พ ParaguaySouth America-68,266-30%
8๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ MyanmarAsia-62,712-18%
9๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡ท ArgentinaSouth America-45,979-14%
10๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฟ MozambiqueAfrica-44,688-11%
11๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด BoliviaSouth America-42,791-8%
12๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ด ColombiaSouth America-36,001-6%
13๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ NigeriaAfrica-32,661-13%
14๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ช PeruSouth America-30,155-4%
15๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ญ CambodiaAsia-28,491-26%
16๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ช VenezuelaSouth America-28,130-6%
17๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ MexicoNorth America-26,732-4%
18๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฒ ZambiaAfrica-23,924-5%
19๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ BotswanaAfrica-23,660-14%
20๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ Cote d'IvoireAfrica-22,577-45%

What is quickly apparent is how most of the countries on this list are from Africa and South America. A study found a correlation where developing economies tend to have higher deforestation rates than advanced economies. Former colonies have also experienced more forest loss than those that were not colonized.

In Asia, Indonesiaโ€™s burgeoning palm oil industry is a key driver to deforestation, though efforts are now being made to reverse its impact. Meanwhile, Cambodia experienced rapid clear-cutting for its growing rubber plantations and timber industry.

Finally, Myanmar has long contended with illegal logging, but the countryโ€™s ongoing civil war is styming conversation efforts.

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