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Environmental Health

 

The Environmental Health policy objective measures how well countries are protecting their populations from environmental health risks. It comprises 40% of the total EPI score and is made up of four issue categories: Air Quality, Sanitation & Drinking Water, Heavy Metals, and Waste Management.

 
Environmental Health
 
Country Rank EPI Score 10-Year Change
Finland 1 99.3 3.5
Norway 2 98.5 4.1
Sweden 3 98.4 3
Iceland 4 98.1 1
Switzerland 5 95 4.3
Ireland 6 94.2 6.5
Luxembourg 7 92.6 5.8
Denmark 8 91.7 5.7
Canada 8 91.7 3.3
United Kingdom 8 91.7 3.4
Australia 11 91.6 2.3
France 12 91.5 6.3
Netherlands 13 91 3.6
Japan 14 90.3 0.4
Germany 15 89.6 3.9
New Zealand 16 88 2.1
Austria 16 88 5.2
Spain 18 86.8 4.7
Malta 19 86.1 6.1
Belgium 20 86 5.7
Italy 21 85.5 4.6
Singapore 22 85 2.8
Israel 23 83.6 4.5
Portugal 24 83.4 7.1
United States of America 25 82.8 4.8
Cyprus 26 81.5 5.2
South Korea 27 81.4 2.3
Greece 28 80.6 4.5
Brunei Darussalam 29 74 0.1
Estonia 30 73 9.6
Slovenia 31 68.9 3.6
Czech Republic 32 68.3 3.8
Uruguay 33 67.7 4.6
Slovakia 34 64.3 4.9
Chile 35 63.4 3.7
Lithuania 36 63.2 8
Croatia 37 61.2 4.6
Barbados 38 60.7 0.9
Costa Rica 39 60.5 3.3
Argentina 40 60.2 3.4
Mauritius 41 60 4.6
Taiwan 42 59.2 2.8
Poland 43 58.9 4.8
Jordan 44 58.6 7
Latvia 45 58 7.4
Kuwait 46 57.3 4.5
Qatar 47 56.9 3.7
Belarus 48 55.9 7.5
Antigua and Barbuda 49 55.5 2.2
Malaysia 50 55.4 3.8
United Arab Emirates 51 55.2 3.6
Colombia 52 55 5.9
Trinidad and Tobago 53 54.6 2.2
Hungary 54 54.1 4.1
Bahamas 55 53.1 1.7
Lebanon 55 53.1 6.6
Russia 57 53 8
Turkey 58 51.3 6.5
Seychelles 59 50.8 2.1
Cuba 60 50.5 2.8
Panama 61 50.4 5.8
Algeria 61 50.4 5.1
Bulgaria 63 50.3 3.8
Ecuador 64 50.2 5.1
Romania 65 50 5.5
Brazil 66 49.7 7
Bahrain 67 49.2 5.5
Tunisia 67 49.2 5.2
Ukraine 69 49 2.6
Thailand 70 48.4 4.9
Iran 71 48.3 6.4
Maldives 72 48 4.9
Serbia 73 47.8 5.1
Saint Lucia 73 47.8 1
Mexico 75 47.5 2.8
Saudi Arabia 76 47.2 7.8
Dominica 77 46.8 0.7
Paraguay 77 46.8 3.6
Montenegro 79 46.7 3.7
Venezuela 80 46.5 2.3
Grenada 81 46.3 1.9
Moldova 82 45.6 8.2
Jamaica 83 45.5 -0.1
Peru 84 45.1 3.6
Turkmenistan 85 45 6.3
Albania 86 44.5 3.1
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 87 44.1 1.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina 88 43.9 3.3
North Macedonia 89 43.6 4
Tonga 89 43.6 0.9
Armenia 91 43.5 4.1
Oman 92 43.4 7
El Salvador 93 42.5 2.1
Samoa 94 42.4 0.7
Sri Lanka 95 42.1 4.2
China 96 41.8 5.5
Kazakhstan 97 40.8 5.2
Viet Nam 98 40.6 4
Belize 99 40.3 1.1
Nicaragua 100 40.2 2.8
Iraq 101 39.5 11.2
Georgia 102 38.7 3.4
Suriname 103 36.6 2.7
Dominican Republic 104 36.1 0.7
Bolivia 105 35.9 3.8
Fiji 106 34.7 1.7
Philippines 107 34.1 4.9
Egypt 108 33.8 6.8
Kyrgyzstan 109 33.7 4.9
Guyana 110 33.5 4.7
Honduras 111 33.4 1.7
Morocco 112 33.3 5.6
Azerbaijan 113 32.7 3.3
Marshall Islands 114 32.6 2.7
South Africa 115 31.1 7.1
Micronesia 116 30.8 1.2
Guatemala 116 30.8 3.6
Cambodia 118 30.5 4.4
Cabo Verde 119 30.4 -1.7
Bhutan 120 29.8 2.2
Uzbekistan 121 29.7 3
Indonesia 122 29 4.2
Timor-Leste 123 28.9 -0.3
Sao Tome and Principe 124 28.7 3.2
Papua New Guinea 125 28.4 1.7
Mozambique 126 28.1 1.5
Gabon 127 27.9 6.5
Mongolia 128 27.6 3
Equatorial Guinea 128 27.6 4
Tanzania 130 27.4 1.8
Comoros 131 27.3 0.9
Laos 132 27.2 5.6
Vanuatu 133 26.7 0.4
Malawi 134 26.5 2.8
Kenya 135 25.7 4
Uganda 135 25.7 0.7
Ethiopia 137 25.2 1.4
Myanmar 138 24.6 5.9
Rwanda 139 24.4 1.6
Kiribati 140 22.9 1
Namibia 141 22.5 3.8
Zimbabwe 141 22.5 2.7
Bangladesh 143 22.4 2.7
Dem. Rep. Congo 143 22.4 2
Madagascar 145 22.1 1
Burundi 146 21.9 1.2
Haiti 147 21.8 1.7
Gambia 148 21.4 0.1
Liberia 149 21.3 1
Nepal 150 21 2.3
Zambia 150 21 2.8
Sudan 152 20.8 3.3
Tajikistan 153 20.7 2.6
Senegal 154 20.4 0.3
Solomon Islands 154 20.4 -0.1
Angola 154 20.4 2.9
Benin 157 20.3 0.5
Botswana 158 20.2 4.2
Djibouti 159 20.1 2.9
Ghana 159 20.1 1.3
Afghanistan 161 20 1
Mauritania 161 20 3.2
Burkina Faso 163 19.6 -0.4
Mali 164 19.5 0.9
Cote d'Ivoire 165 19.4 1.6
Sierra Leone 166 19.1 0.9
Guinea 167 18.6 1.3
Republic of Congo 168 18.1 3.4
Eswatini 169 17.6 3.9
Niger 170 17.1 -0.6
Togo 171 16.4 1.3
India 172 16.3 3.9
Eritrea 173 15.5 1.5
Guinea-Bissau 174 15.1 2.5
Chad 175 14.9 -1
Pakistan 176 14.6 1.8
Nigeria 177 13.9 1.1
Cameroon 178 13.6 2.2
Central African Republic 179 12.2 -0.1
Lesotho 180 11.8 2.2

 

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