Pollution in Merida, Mexico

Pollution in Merida, Mexico

Air Pollution
28.91 Low
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
41.67 Moderate
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
44.17 Moderate
Dirty and Untidy
46.77 Moderate
Noise and Light Pollution
32.26 Low
Water Pollution
50.00 Moderate
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City
21.97 Low
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
33.87 Low

Purity and Cleanliness in Merida, Mexico

Air quality
71.09 High
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
58.33 Moderate
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
55.83 Moderate
Clean and Tidy
53.23 Moderate
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
67.74 High
Water Quality
50.00 Moderate
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
78.03 High
Quality of Green and Parks
66.13 High

Contributors: 34

Last update: April 2021

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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2 Comments so far
Vanessa on Aug 05, 2019:
The air pollition level is terrible all over the city. We live up in Xumpich area and are having sinus and lung problems and pain almost daily due to the air quality. We have bought air purifiers for every room in our house and are house bound most days. I used to monitor the aqi regularly and the air was often in the orange, red, and purple, which is very unhealthy to hazardous range. For the several months they only had partial monitoring of the air and would turn it off every time the air went into the very unhealthy range and now for past month or so they have turned off the air sensor all together. Needless to say we will be moving out of Merida to someplace that has clean air. If you are considering moving to Merida and have air sensitivities you may want to rethink moving into the city.
Teresa Davey on Jan 09, 2018:
This is our fifth trip to Merida and this time we are really noticing the air pollution in the downtown core. We are also disappointed with the garbage all over the streets outside of the tourists areas. The sidewalks are in desperate need of repair even on the famous street of Paseo de Montejo.
We usually spend a few months here every winter but feel the pollution level has increased so much that it is no longer healthy to do this. Unfortunate since this is the friendliest most beautiful city we have ever been to, explaining our 5th return. We will miss Merida.