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Environment > Pollution perceptions > Pollution index: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Pollution Index is an estimation of the overall pollution in the city. The biggest weight is given to air pollution, than to water pollution/accessibility, two main pollution factors. Small weight is given to other pollution types.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Ghana 111.18 2013
2 Bangladesh 95.87 2013
3 Mongolia 94.98 2013
4 Egypt 91.74 2014
5 Lebanon 90.03 2014
6 Burma 86.93 2013
7 Iran 86.49 2014
8 El Salvador 86.28 2013
9 Peru 86.15 2014
10 Jordan 86.13 2014
11 China 85.92 2014
12 Trinidad and Tobago 85.71 2014
13 Nepal 85.4 2014
14 Republic of Macedonia 85.35 2014
15 Jamaica 83.79 2014
16 Qatar 83.55 2014
17 Bolivia 83.34 2014
18 Pakistan 82.67 2014
19 Azerbaijan 82.02 2013
20 Laos 78.91 2013
21 Albania 77.3 2014
22 Turkey 76.75 2014
23 Guatemala 75.92 2013
24 Russia 75.74 2014
25 Tunisia 74.93 2014
26 Cambodia 74.71 2013
27 India 74.54 2014
28 Kazakhstan 74.36 2014
29 Dominican Republic 74.35 2014
30 Venezuela 73.96 2013
31 Philippines 73.39 2014
32 Ukraine 73.32 2014
33 Vietnam 72.51 2014
34 South Korea 72.34 2014
35 Indonesia 72.1 2014
36 Thailand 71.91 2014
37 Armenia 71.57 2013
38 Sri Lanka 71.1 2014
39 Mexico 70.76 2014
40 Moldova 70.34 2013
41 Chile 70.12 2014
42 Saudi Arabia 69.38 2014
43 Malta 68.92 2013
44 Guyana 67.67 2014
45 Morocco 66.12 2014
46 Colombia 65.67 2014
47 Georgia 65.28 2013
48 Ethiopia 64.89 2013
49 Tanzania 64.47 2013
50 Taiwan 64.05 2014
51 Israel 63.63 2014
52 Libya 63.54 2013
53 Bulgaria 62.87 2014
54 Kenya 62.5 2014
55 Oman 62.07 2014
56 Italy 61.98 2014
57 Algeria 61.9 2014
58 Hong Kong 61.3 2014
59 Romania 61.24 2014
60 Malaysia 61.19 2014
61 Kyrgyzstan 61.03 2014
62 Sudan 61.01 2013
63 Kuwait 59.63 2014
64 Costa Rica 59.57 2013
65 Bosnia and Herzegovina 59.02 2014
66 Zimbabwe 58.36 2014
67 South Africa 58.07 2014
68 Argentina 57.86 2014
69 Paraguay 57.47 2013
70 United Arab Emirates 56.32 2014
71 Brazil 56.11 2014
72 Mauritius 55.11 2014
73 Belgium 54.19 2014
74 Ecuador 53.66 2013
75 Fiji 52.06 2013
76 Serbia 51.38 2014
77 Poland 50.42 2014
78 Panama 49.36 2014
79 Spain 49.3 2014
80 Puerto Rico 47.41 2013
81 France 46.74 2014
82 Belarus 46.37 2014
83 Hungary 46.01 2014
84 Luxembourg 45.17 2013
85 Greece 44.73 2014
86 Montenegro 44.58 2013
87 Belize 43.97 2014
88 Latvia 43.61 2014
89 Slovakia 40.81 2013
90 Singapore 39.85 2014
91 Japan 38.91 2014
92 Brunei 38.45 2014
93 Czech Republic 38.34 2013
94 Netherlands 37.96 2014
95 Syria 35.92 2013
96 United States 35.37 2014
97 Denmark 34.98 2014
98 United Kingdom 34.29 2014
99 Slovenia 32.97 2014
100 Cyprus 32.07 2014
101 Austria 31.68 2013
102 Portugal 31.01 2014
103 Germany 30.58 2014
104 Ireland 28.83 2014
105 Croatia 28.69 2014
106 Switzerland 28.17 2014
107 Canada 27.99 2014
108 Norway 25.44 2014
109 Uruguay 21.33 2013
110 Australia 20.52 2014
111 Lithuania 19.97 2014
112 New Zealand 18.45 2014
113 Iceland 17.39 2014
114 Estonia 17.27 2014
115 Sweden 17.23 2014
116 Finland 16.68 2014

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Interesting observations about Environment > Pollution perceptions > Pollution index

  • 62 of the top 116 countries by pollution perceptions > pollution index are Christian.
  • 44 of the top 116 countries by pollution perceptions > pollution index are European.
  • Iceland ranked last for pollution perceptions > pollution index amongst Potential Future EU Members in 2014.
  • Azerbaijan ranked first for pollution perceptions > pollution index amongst Eastern Europe in 2013.
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