29 August 2016 Cumulative loss due to air pollution from midnight to 2p.m. today
No. of Deaths No. of Hospital Bed-days No. of Doctor Visits
Total economic loss (HKD)
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Loss of tangible cost (HKD) Loss of tangible cost included direct health care costs (valued as bed days used, cost of visits plus travel costs) and value of lost productivity due to work absence caused by sickness or early death. Loss of healthy life value (HKD) Loss of healthy life value is the loss of life value attributable to pain and suffering from diseases and death.

Air pollutants concentration in different regions of Hong Kong

Unit: microgram/m3 (hourly average)
(29/8 14:00)
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Very Bad (Exceeded WHO short-term level)

Not Good (Exceeded WHO annual level)

Acceptable (Below WHO annual level)

Data not available

設定現時身處高度
Air pollution concentration – Station ---Urban Rooftop Station---29 August 2016
Fine particulates
(PM2.5)
Respirable particulates
(PM10)
Nitrogen dioxide
(NO2)
Sulphur dioxide
(SO2)
Ozone
(O3)
from Environmental Protection Department

Traffic condition (from Transport Department)

Current visibility:
(updated every 10min)
現時溫度為攝氏
26
min
34
max
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Number of deaths due to air pollution last year Comparison of air pollution related loss with other statistics last year
1187 Cardiovascular 2.1 times that of accidental deaths
378 Cerebrovascular 7.8 % of the non-accidental deaths
1298 Respiratory 9.6 % of medical expenditure
273 Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases 0.43 times that of deaths due to smoking
  1.81 times that of deaths due to passive smoking