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Pollution and cleanliness in Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty is a city in Kazakhstan. There are 1.8M people living in the city. The next article discusses the air pollution levels and city cleanliness reported by residents and tourists.


In Almaty, Kazakhstan, 1.8M people live in an area with medium-high levels of air pollution. The result of this is that the air quality in the city is considered to be good, and residents enjoy relatively clean air, although there is some pollution occasionally. In general, public spaces in the city are moderately clean.

Visitors and residents found that spending time there can be unpleasant sometimes, and some reported feeling insecure. In some parts of the city there can be some dirt and uncleanliness and streets can sometimes be messy. Several travelers to Almaty complain of poor air quality and sanitary conditions during their trip. Garbage removal in the city and dirty streets have been problems encountered by some travelers and residents.

Several parks and green areas can be enjoyed by locals and visitors, although some are badly maintained. There are some clean and accessible water sources in the city and the surrounding areas, but not always. and there are reports mentioning a lack of clean, high-quality water, but this typically isn't a problem. In certain areas of the city, visitors liked the efficient sewage and waste disposal systems.

Almaty's residents and visitors can sometimes be affected by noise hazards in the city. Visitor opinions regarding the city's parks and green spaces have sometimes been mixed, but in some cases visitors were pleased with the higher level of maintenance. Most residents in the city are satisfied with the water's quality but some dislike its smell and taste.



Mesurement Score (out of 5)
The pollution of the air

3.94

Air quality rating

1.24

Maintain a clean and tidy environment

2.41

How comfortable is it to spend time in Almaty

1.98

Polluted environment

2.59

An unpleasant stay in the city

3.20

Complaints about garbage disposal and dirt

3.24

A lack of parks or a failure to keep them clean

2.07

Inaccessible and polluted drinking water

2.28

Access to clean, safe drinking water

2.90

Reliability of sanitation services

1.76

Light pollution and noise pollution

2.49

The quality of parks and green areas

2.93

Nightlights work without issue and are quiet

2.69

Pollution of water

2.61

Quality of Water

2.39



*Credit and clarification: some of the data were collected from a variety of sources such as numbeo.com and others. the data are for general information only, And we do not take responsibility for the use and accuracy of it. We wish you a safe and enjoyable trip!

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