Pollution in South Africa

Pollution in South Africa

Air Pollution
48.51 Moderate
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
35.55 Low
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
45.08 Moderate
Dirty and Untidy
60.26 High
Noise and Light Pollution
43.94 Moderate
Water Pollution
58.51 Moderate
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City
45.38 Moderate
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
49.33 Moderate

Purity and Cleanliness in South Africa

Air quality
51.49 Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
64.45 High
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
54.92 Moderate
Clean and Tidy
39.74 Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
56.06 Moderate
Water Quality
41.49 Moderate
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
54.62 Moderate
Quality of Green and Parks
50.67 Moderate

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Last update: March 2023

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 60.9 106.0
Pretoria 56.0 96.8
Durban 53.0 92.0
Cape Town 38.9 65.1
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