The average person in ...
This means residents of...
Total US life-years gained:
Globally, pollution is still cutting lives short
PM 2.5 (micrograms per cubic meter)
10 micrograms per cubic meter is the World Health Organization's standard for what is considered safe.
SOURCE: World Development Indicators - PM2.5 air pollution, 2015
Population-Weighted PM 2.5 Exposure
NOTE: Data for Total Suspended Particulates, used previously for the US data, is not available worldwide. Instead, the figure reports for small particles, PM 2.5.