Pollution in Delhi, India

Air pollution data from World Health Organization Info
PM10 Pollution Level: Extremely High

Pollution in Delhi, India

Air Pollution
88.07 Very High
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
62.54 High
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
74.64 High
Dirty and Untidy
71.45 High
Noise and Light Pollution
63.92 High
Water Pollution
77.42 High
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City
78.69 High
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
51.41 Moderate

Purity and Cleanliness in Delhi, India

Air quality
11.93 Very Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
37.46 Low
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
25.36 Low
Clean and Tidy
28.55 Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
36.08 Low
Water Quality
22.58 Low
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
21.31 Low
Quality of Green and Parks
48.59 Moderate

Contributors: 657

Last update: November 2020

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.

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9 Comments so far
Anbu on Nov 08, 2019:
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Nishal Umesh on Nov 01, 2019:
It's better we shift the industries far away from Delhi NCR region and make a safe perimeter. The problem in India is we make one place develop like it's the only place and which in turn increase the pollution level, should change that we are just concerned about economy we get from one place but not from the villages with lot greenery .
Anonymous on Jun 26, 2018:
Government should take effect steps to control pollution ...in Delhi
ADITYA on Dec 20, 2017:
There is many pollution in Delhi by cars, factory,and all many such thing.
sunil on Jan 30, 2017:
If the level of pollution going through the same rate then it would create death warrant for all delhities.
amit on Jan 07, 2017:
plz post the numbers of people free from the delhi's pollution
donnie on Nov 27, 2016:
Too many cars on the road there going to have to push car pooling and sharing trips with each other sites such as www.be-an-ant.com is a good car pooling site plus its free
donnie on Nov 27, 2016:
Too many cars on the road there going to have to push car pooling and sharing trips with each other sites such as be-an-ant.com is a good car pooling site plus its free
SS on Nov 06, 2016:
All recommending Odd-Even need to study pollution and its causes first. How effective were the past drives in bringing down pollution - not even 1%. And it costed several hundred crores (most of it advertising AAP all over India), which could have been spent on building infra that stops pollution in an effective way.

IIT delhi study puts vehicular pollution as 5% of total. So obviously this shouldn't be your first and definitely not the only measure to be undertaken. Delhi does not have any green disposal system. People living in farms (like I do) do not have any means to dispose off green waste apart from burning it. Delhi hasn't spent any funds from Swachh Bharat, which could easily be used to manage dust around roads - major cause of pollution. Delhi Govt hasn't issued any guidelines/ rules to be followed by construction industry to better manage waste. Just banning the activity for 5 days isn't going to fix anything.

Diesel engines are not your enemy. Bad engines are. Many petrol engines pollute more than their diesel equivalent. Delhi-ites, and Indians in general need to get over their obsession with big cars. You don't have the roads, you don't have the parkings space and you definitely don't have the air for it. Think small, or think green.