Worldwide, air pollution has emerged as a major health threat than nutrition deficiency, alcoholism and physical inactivity
The death toll because of air pollution is increasing every year. In 2017, 50 % people who died of air pollution were from India and China.
Air pollution inside the house and outside the house has killed 50 lakh people in China and 12 lakh people in India.
Subsequently, China’s major reforms in pollution control has led to significant reductions
in pollution, according to a health report from Boston’s Health Effects Institute.
The air pollution has reduced the average life expectancy of humans by one year and eight months.
The important thing is that air pollution precedes smoking habits in factors that reduce life expectancy.
China takes the first place and India takes the second place in the countries that face health problems due to air pollution.
Pakistan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nigeria, the United States, Russia, Brazil and the Philippines, take following places according to the report.
The report warns that many people die in air pollution every year is increasing rather due to road accidents and malaria deaths.