Exposure to particulate matter

  •  08/02/2018

In 2014, the population weighted average concentration of particulate matter in Belgium was 14.2 micrograms of PM2.5 per cubic metre. To achieve the sustainable development goal by 2030, this figure must be reduced to 10.

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Exposure to particulate matter

micrograms PM2.5 per cubic metre, population weighted average

 20002005201020112012201320142014//20002014//2009
Belgium14.515.017.717.716.116.814.2-0.1-5.6
EU-2814.415.518.018.416.815.915.20.4-2.7
//: average growth rates

Eurostat (2017), Urban population exposure to air pollution by particulate matter [tsdph370], http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat (consulted on 26/10/2017).

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