South Africa Air Pollution Statistics
Top 10 Best and Worst Air Quality in South Africa

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The statistics below corresponds to the real-time readings
last updated on .

Worst Air Quality Stations
Pelonomi, Mangaung Metro, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
267
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Olifantsfontein, City of Ekurhuleni, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
185
graph 1
Bongani Mabaso Eco Park, Fezile Dabi, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
167
graph 2
AJ Jacobs, Fezile Dabi, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
165
graph 3
Three Rivers, Sedibeng, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
161
graph 4
Ganges, eThekwini Metro, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
158
graph 5
Kliprivier, City of Johannesburg, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
158
graph 6
Leitrim, Fezile Dabi, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
158
graph 7
North West University Vaal campus, Sedibeng, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 14:00:00
154
graph 8
Jabavu, City of Johannesburg, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
154
graph 9

Best Air Quality Stations
Pietermaritzburg Airport - ORIBI, uMgungundlovu, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 09:00:00
1
graph 0
Khuma, Dr Kenneth Kaunda, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
1
graph 1
Secunda, Gert Sibande, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
1
graph 2
Bodibeng, City of Tshwane, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
2
graph 3
Foreshore, City of Cape Town, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
2
graph 4
Bosjesspruit, Gert Sibande, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
4
graph 5
Motherwell Day Hospital, Nelson Mandela Bay Metro, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 11:00:00
4
graph 6
Worcester, Cape Winelands, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 05:00:00
8
graph 7
George, Garden Route, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
9
graph 8
Buccleugh, City of Johannesburg, South Africa
on 2020-06-05 13:00:00
11
graph 9


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Air Quality Rankings

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About the Air Quality Levels

AQIAir Pollution LevelHealth ImplicationsCautionary Statement (for PM2.5)
0 - 50 Good Air quality is considered satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk None
51 -100 Moderate Air quality is acceptable; however, for some pollutants there may be a moderate health concern for a very small number of people who are unusually sensitive to air pollution. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
101-150 Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public is not likely to be affected. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion.
151-200 Unhealthy Everyone may begin to experience health effects; members of sensitive groups may experience more serious health effects Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should avoid prolonged outdoor exertion; everyone else, especially children, should limit prolonged outdoor exertion
201-300 Very Unhealthy Health warnings of emergency conditions. The entire population is more likely to be affected. Active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should avoid all outdoor exertion; everyone else, especially children, should limit outdoor exertion.
300+ Hazardous Health alert: everyone may experience more serious health effects Everyone should avoid all outdoor exertion

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Usage Notice: All the Air Quality data are unvalidated at the time of publication, and due to quality assurance these data may be amended, without notice, at any time. The World Air Quality Index project has exercised all reasonable skill and care in compiling the contents of this information and under no circumstances will the World Air Quality Index project team or its agents be liable in contract, tort or otherwise for any loss, injury or damage arising directly or indirectly from the supply of this data.



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