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Air Pollution in Bangkok 2 decades ago

Source: Supat Wangwongwatana, BAQ 2016

Clean fuels and clean new vehicles


are major factors responsible for
today Bangkoks cleaner air

Source: Supat Wangwongwatana, BAQ 2016

Source: Supat Wangwongwatana, BAQ 2016

Source: Supat Wangwongwatana, BAQ 2016

97% of cities in Asia with unhealthy air quality levels


Less than half (229) with PM10 levels within Interim Target 1

PM10 Concentration (g/m3)

>150

Developing cities
Developed cities

52

100-150

100

70-100

112

50-70

83
66

30-50
16

20-30
<20

13
26

WHO IT1
WHO AQG

Data collected from publicly available sources compiled by CAA and WHO.
Data for the last available year in the period 20092015
Clean Air Asia, 2016

Total of 493 cities


436 developing Asian cities
57 developed Asian cities