What is the State of Global Air?

The State of Global Air report and interactive website bring into one place a comprehensive analysis of the levels and trends in air quality and health for every country in the world. They are produced annually by the Health Effects Institute and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s (IHME’s) Global Burden of Disease (GBD) project and are a source of objective, high-quality, and comparable air quality data and information.

Who is it for?

The report and website are designed to give citizens, journalists, policy makers, and scientists access to reliable, meaningful information about air pollution exposure and its health effects. These resources are free and available to the public.  

Who funded it?

The project is funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Who contributed to it?

The State of Global Air is a collaboration between the Health Effects Institute (HEI) and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), with expert input from the University of British Columbia.