Pollution in Karachi, Pakistan

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

Pollution in Karachi, Pakistan

Air Pollution
80.46 Very High
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
69.08 High
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
84.60 Very High
Dirty and Untidy
77.65 High
Noise and Light Pollution
70.18 High
Water Pollution
84.86 Very High
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City
73.67 High
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
72.48 High

Purity and Cleanliness in Karachi, Pakistan

Air quality
19.54 Very Low
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
30.92 Low
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
15.40 Very Low
Clean and Tidy
22.35 Low
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
29.82 Low
Water Quality
15.14 Very Low
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
26.33 Low
Quality of Green and Parks
27.52 Low

Contributors: 122

Last update: October 2018

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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10 Comments so far

#worried on Apr 29, 2018 :
When I am in punjab to visit relatives, i have no allergies, and as soon as i enter back in karachi, I get all symptoms of allergy. I am making my dust sensor based on Sharp optical dust sensor, and it says dust concentration is around 190 ug/m3 which is too high (should in around 10s or 20s, ill research more on this)
#Warda Mahmood on Aug 29, 2017 :
I think it's not just the poor or the governments fault, it's everyone's fault. If it's not your fault then stop using transportation vehicles, I cannot stop from using my car but I also don't deny the fact that it's someone else creating the pollution. I know I'm a equal part of what's happening in Karachi today. A average car creates 9 kg of carbon monoxide (Air Pollution) from 3 litres of gas. The water isn't clean because of all the harsh chemicals from industrial area and the garbage collected in the water.


Steps to make Karachi better

1) Start walking more instead of using vehicles

2) Stop littering

Little things like this can help Karachi become a little better, PLEASE SHARE!!
#arawins on May 18, 2016 :
the pollution in Karachi is very bad. with head ache, burning throat, ear infliction ,due to burning gas and is so sad the MQM blames PPP THE PPP blames the the government
#Abdul Nasir on Dec 27, 2015 :
Karachi air so worst that its hard to breath sometime,the biggest problem is with garbage burning and vehicles pollution especially rickshaws,yellowtaxis,public busses being the culprit most of the time ,commercialization is also a big issue,workshops being set up in residential area is also a big problem,I feel if burning of garbage,and inspecting vehicles is done it will be a big step towards a clean city.
#Tariq Mehmood on Nov 10, 2015 :
Aslam Alikum, can anybody help me regarding to information of PM 2.5 in major cities of Pakistan. I am organizing an project to analysis the Pm2.5 in Pakistan. I need information how I can get this data of previous years and what are more suitable locations for such data monitoring.
#asad on Jul 04, 2015 :
Well, not all city is dirty and not all is clean, the poor residence side of city is no doubt poor, not only because of peoples attitude but because of a failed government who only play blame games for all their sins.

While rich areas are in better shapes because they have new cars, larger home where they can plant tress (other areas are congested)
#Arsalan Ayub on Mar 28, 2015 :
Karachi is largest city but the Govmnt failed in human health of citizen of karachi.I say some thing about water pollution in karachi Water & sevrage board karachi solve the problems of water supply & distribution of karachi city
#Ayaz Zafar on Mar 12, 2015 :
Can you provide the link of WHO to this data as well for reference?
#hashir on Feb 21, 2015 :
I think pakistan is suffering from many diseases such as asthema so I think this should be redused and inshallah this will be finished
#Julius John on Oct 14, 2014 :
I have been to this city in 2009, it seemed a polluted city than lahore. I was worse than i thought.