SDG 11 · Indicator

Air pollution


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Ratings provide a visual representation of a state’s performance on the indicator.


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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

Significant challenges remain

Major challenges remain

Information unavailable


Average exposure of the general public to particulate matter of 2.5 microns or less measured in micrograms per cubic meter (3-year estimate)

Long-Term Objective

Best value set according to average of OECD top 5

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 4.94.


America’s Health Rankings, United Health Foundation

Air pollution