Pollution Rate in Malawi

Pollution Index 69.64
Pollution Exp Scale 124.26

Pollution in Malawi

Air Pollution 48.83 Moderate
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 61.5 High
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 78.17 High
Dirty and Untidy 73 High
Noise and Light Pollution 38.5 Low
Water Pollution 81.17 High
Dissatisfaction with Spending Time in the City 65.5 High
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City 61 High

Purity and Cleanliness in Malawi

Air quality 56.17 Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 36.5 Low
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction 19.83 Low
Clean and Tidy 22 Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights 65.5 High
Water Quality 17.83 Low
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City 40.5 Low
Quality of Green and Parks 41 Moderate

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Last update: August 2023

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Pollution Rate & Air and Water Quality in Malawi in 2023

Pollution and air quality are important factors that can affect quality of life. Malawi has relatively good air quality and low pollution levels compared to global standards.
According to metrics from relevant organizations, the levels of pollutants like particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide and ozone rank Malawi among the middle countries worldwide for air quality.
Major cities do suffer from traffic congestion and industrial activity leading to smog and reduced air quality at times, however pollution-control regulations help minimize risks. The government has initiatives to promote public transit, clean energy and high vehicle emissions standards to reduce pollution.
Access to nature and green spaces in urban areas also counteracts some effects of pollution. While not pristine, the air quality and pollution levels in Malawi are better than many developing nations and in line with most developed countries. This contributes to general wellbeing for citizens.

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