Urban population exposed to air pollutant concentrations above selected air quality standards of the air quality Directive, by country

Figure Created 21 Jun 2018 Last modified 17 Oct 2018
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Information on urban population exposed to air pollutants concentration above the EU air quality objectives by country for year 2016. Variations from country to country are not only related to the different pollutant concentrations but also to the number of available data series (monitoring stations and/or selected cities), that will influence the total number of monitored population the uneven distribution of traffic and background stations in the different countries. NR: Not representative due to the limited number of stations


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EEA, 2018a. Indicator CSI004. Exceedance of air quality limit values in urban areas:

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