The world's worst countries for air pollution deaths
The World Health Organization has said that over 90 percent of the world's population is affected by air pollution, calling it a public health emergency. The very worst countries for deaths per capita can be found in Eastern Europe. Ukraine leads the way with 120 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants every year, ahead of Bulgaria's 118 and 100 in Belarus. Read the full story in the Independent.
This chart shows annual deaths from PM2.5 and PM10 pollution per 100,000 inhabitants.
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