Pollution in Lusaka, Zambia in 2023

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Pollution Index 80.90
Pollution Exp Scale 147.55

Pollution in Zambia

Air Pollution 55.88 Moderate
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 68.42 High
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 84.21 Very High
Dirty and Untidy 78.95 High
Noise and Light Pollution 72.22 High
Water Pollution 94.74 Very High
Dissatisfaction with Spending Time in the City 79.17 High
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City 61.84 High

Purity and Cleanliness in Zambia

Air quality 44.12 Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 31.58 Low
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction 15.79 Very Low
Clean and Tidy 21.05 Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights 27.78 Low
Water Quality 5.26 Very Low
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City 20.83 Low
Quality of Green and Parks 38.16 Low

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Last update: August 2023

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Pollution Rate and Air Quality in Lusaka in 2023

Lusaka 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 Lusaka 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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