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Pollution in Seoul, South Korea

Air pollution data from World Health Organization Info
PM1046
PM2.524
PM10 Pollution Level: Moderate

Pollution in Seoul, South Korea

Air Pollution
54.56 Moderate
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility
23.08 Low
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal
28.49 Low
Dirty and Untidy
29.31 Low
Noise and Light Pollution
39.41 Low
Water Pollution
29.77 Low
Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City
44.25 Moderate
Dissatisfaction with Green and Parks in the City
31.53 Low

Purity and Cleanliness in Seoul, South Korea

Air quality
45.44 Moderate
Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility
76.92 High
Garbage Disposal Satisfaction
71.51 High
Clean and Tidy
70.69 High
Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights
60.59 High
Water Quality
70.23 High
Comfortable to Spend Time in the City
55.75 Moderate
Quality of Green and Parks
68.47 High

Contributors: 193

Last update: April 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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4 Comments so far

#Jongduk Park on Jun 30, 2018 :
Oh sorry. South Korea's industry is massively contributing to poor air quality.
#Jongduk Park on Jun 30, 2018 :
I follow the news from South Korea every day. It is said that the air quality is very bad, because the dirty air from China's industry comes to South Korea. People wear breathing masks, the big cities are like foggy.
#Jeff Lazar on Nov 23, 2017 :
The air quality in South Korea is very bad. People living here will all have their longterm health negatively affected by this. Unfortunately, there isn't much civic or political will to make the necessary changes to improve things significantly. Perhaps more awareness is the first step.
#ing on Mar 20, 2016 :
I am quite surprised to see that all the levels above are green meaning okay.
but I think 'Air pollution data from World Health Organization -PM10 Pollution Level: High' is the correct one.

Nowadays we have air pollution alarms more frequently than before.
fine dust and polluted air from China plus air pollution generated from our own soil makes the air here get worse.

Usually, during spring time, the air quality is not good for seasonal reasons, but we have more air pollution alarms in other seaons too and more frequently.

I am worried.