Pollution in Mangalore, India

Pollution in Mangalore, India

Air Pollution
24.79 Low
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
26.42 Low
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
34.07 Low
Dirty and Untidy
30.28 Low
Noise and Light Pollution
35.59 Low
Water Pollution
38.82 Low
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City
26.84 Low
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
35.28 Low

Purity and Cleanliness in Mangalore, India

Air quality
75.21 High
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
73.58 High
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
65.93 High
Clean and Tidy
69.72 High
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
64.41 High
Water Quality
61.18 High
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
73.16 High
Quality of Green and Parks
64.72 High

Contributors: 124

Last update: October 2019

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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14 Comments so far

#Premanand Bhat on Mar 07, 2019 :
Mangalore is a very filthy and polluted city.

The western parts of this city such as Bunder, Hampankatta, Central Market and Hoige bazaar are extremely dirty. Hampankatta being the centre place is still the same as it was 20 years ago. All business people stay at Hampankatta and they are not at all bothered about cleanliness. The City Corporation does nothing to improve the infrastructure of the above mentioned localities. Hampankatta junction road is filled with potholes. There are filthy posters and flexes pasted on street light-poles and walls.

The City Private Bus stand near Hampankatta is horribly filthy and it stinks. It has been in the same condition for atleast 15 years. There is a fish market right next to the city's main bus stand !!!
There are no roofs, and the city bus stand is much worse than bus terminals of sub-Saharan African cities. Private buses in Mangalore horn unnecessarily, as if they rule the roads and cause a lot of noise pollution.

People elect their Mangalore uneducated representatives only based on religion, and not on merit. They only sleep-off their 5 year Term, and do absolutely nothing.

Mangalore is home to industries such as MRPL, KIOCL and Zuari MCF which spew out gallons of thick black smoke into the air 24x7. Mangalore is a very dirty city and the people as well as their elected representatives are least bothered. Cowardly Mangalore people are only good for migrating into some other city, and never care about their hometown.
#Anonymous on Jan 04, 2019 :
In Mangalore, my neighbour is daily burning garbage at the compound wall right next to my living room. Me and my family are inhaling these poisonous gases every day, and there is no way to stop my neighbour. The burning spot is further away from his house which does not bother him. He has a big compound (bungalow) in the city.

Our neighbour has got many local Mangalore politicians and Karnataka politicians as his contacts, and the city police is also accepting bribes from him. They will only support him, and not me.
I am suffering due to the severe air pollution caused my neighbor in Mangalore.

I totally disagree with the pollution statistics of Mangalore, in this website.
#Sony on Aug 17, 2017 :
But industries and increased usage of vehicles will soon increase the pollution of Mangalore..
#Gautham on Mar 19, 2017 :
@Max: Let me answer your question:

The answer is only regarding Pollution and cleanliness. I have no idea about other factors regarding Mangalore.

The reason behind the pollution and cleanliness stats for Mangalore are as follows:
1. Mangalore is a very small city in terms of both area (135 sq. km) and population (600,000)
2. It is Coastal city surrounded by forests and rivers.
3. Mangalore receives extremely heavy rainfall during the 4 months of monsoon.
4. Cleanliness drives are active throughout the city. It is a very small city, and hence it is easy maintain cleanliness.

But during the last 2-3 years, vehicles have increased considerably in Mangalore. Traffic is also increasing at a moderate rate. Further urbanization will certainly lead to Mangalore featuring in the polluted cities of India.
#Max on Sep 13, 2016 :
How come that Mangalore is so clean, almost unpolluted and safe in comparison not only to India cities, but also to European and American ones? Can anyone explain that?
#Sameer on Jun 27, 2016 :
What are the PM10 and PM2.5 levels in Mangalore ? Why isn't WHO measuring the air quality in Mangalore ?
#Percy on Apr 15, 2016 :
The air quality of Mangalore is very good. Also, plastics are banned in the city.
#Vanitha on Apr 13, 2016 :
Mangalore is a clean city, but it can improve on a few parameters:
1. Sanitation can be improved at a few places.
2. Recycling of waste materials.
3. Prevent burning of waste items.
4. Emission tests on all the vehicles in the city.
#Jayakumar on Apr 13, 2016 :
What are the PM10 and PM2.5 levels of Mangalore according to the World Health Organization (WHO) ?

I request Numbeo to include this data.
#Deepak on Mar 25, 2016 :
I agree with the comments by Mithun and Manjunath. Mangalore is the least polluted city in India.
#Manjunath on Mar 25, 2016 :
@Amar: All the locations in the city have clean air, water and good for living.
#Amar on Mar 21, 2016 :
Which locations in Mangalore have cleaner air and water and better for living ?
#Naveen on Feb 03, 2016 :
Mangalore of Karnataka is a very good city to live. The pollution in Mangalore is very less, compared to other cities of India. I hope in the future, industries don't come to the Mangalore region.
#Mithun on Jan 30, 2016 :
Mangalore is the least polluted city in India. It is also very clean and tidy.