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failed states Compared by Environment > Pollution > PM10, country level > Micrograms per cubic meter

DEFINITION: PM10, country level (micrograms per cubic meter). Particulate matter concentrations refer to fine suspended particulates less than 10 microns in diameter (PM10) that are capable of penetrating deep into the respiratory tract and causing significant health damage. Data for countries and aggregates for regions and income groups are urban-population weighted PM10 levels in residential areas of cities with more than 100,000 residents. The estimates represent the average annual exposure level of the average urban resident to outdoor particulate matter. The state of a country's technology and pollution controls is an important determinant of particulate matter concentrations.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sudan 136.75 2010
2 Pakistan 91.13 2010
3 Iraq 88.38 2010
4 Chad 82.61 2010
5 Guinea 54.84 2010
6 Guinea-Bissau 47.69 2010
7 Nigeria 37.93 2010
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo 35.22 2010
9 Haiti 34.72 2010
10 Central African Republic 34.59 2010
11 Yemen 34.41 2010
12 Zimbabwe 33.98 2010
13 Afghanistan 29.76 2010
14 Cote d'Ivoire 29.5 2010
15 Somalia 25.94 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Pollution > PM10, country level > Micrograms per cubic meter. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Development Research Group and Environment Department. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/failed-states/Environment/Pollution/PM10,-country-level/Micrograms-per-cubic-meter

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