Pollution in South Africa

Pollution in South Africa

Air Pollution
48.34 Moderate
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
36.50 Low
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
45.20 Moderate
Dirty and Untidy
60.13 High
Noise and Light Pollution
43.63 Moderate
Water Pollution
59.10 Moderate
Dissatisfaction with Spending Time in the City
45.32 Moderate
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
49.15 Moderate

Purity and Cleanliness in South Africa

Air quality
51.66 Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
63.50 High
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
54.80 Moderate
Clean and Tidy
39.87 Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
56.37 Moderate
Water Quality
40.90 Moderate
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
54.68 Moderate
Quality of Green and Parks
50.85 Moderate

Contributors: 893

Last update: February 2024

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.

By City in South Africa

Pollution Index
Exp Pollution Index
Johannesburg 61.3 106.7
Pretoria 55.1 94.8
Durban 53.1 92.2
Cape Town 38.4 64.3
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