Pollution in Cotonou, Benin in 2023

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Pollution Index 97.41
Pollution Exp Scale 178.61

Pollution in Benin

Air Pollution 87.50 Very High
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 87.50 Very High
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 100.00 Very High
Dirty and Untidy 100.00 Very High
Noise and Light Pollution 75.00 High
Water Pollution 75.00 High
Dissatisfaction with Spending Time in the City 75.00 High
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City 50.00 Moderate

Purity and Cleanliness in Benin

Air quality 12.50 Very Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 12.50 Very Low
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction 0.00 Very Low
Clean and Tidy 0.00 Very Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights 25.00 Low
Water Quality 25.00 Low
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City 25.00 Low
Quality of Green and Parks 50.00 Moderate

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Last update: August 2023

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Pollution Rate and Air Quality in Cotonou in 2023

Cotonou has relatively good air quality and low pollution levels compared to global cities of a similar size.
Levels of pollutants like nitrogen oxides and particulate matter meet or beat air quality standards for most large cities.
The water freshness and sanitation scores also rank favorably according to WHO.
There are initiatives to expand public transit, increase green spaces, and implement emissions regulations on factories and vehicles.
While increased urban density leads to some pollution, overall Cotonou offers better air quality, cleaner water, and lower exposure to environmental hazards than many metropolises globally.
This contributes to good health and quality of life for citizens.

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