Algiers - Post Report Question and Answers

What is the air quality like at post (good/moderate/bad)? Are there seasonal air quality issues? Does the air quality have an impact on health?

I think the air is good! I'm basing this on the fact that there are so many blue sky days in Algiers. I walk fairly often and breathing in the exhaust on the roads is not great, but I haven't noticed many pollution issues here. - Apr 2021

Seems to be ok compared to many other posts. - Oct 2020

Moderate to bad due to vehicular pollution. - Oct 2020

Seems pretty good most of the time. - Sep 2019

Good - can get dusty during the summer months as sand can blow in from the Sahara. - Mar 2019

Algiers has bad air quality when the rains don't wash the air out for more than a day or two. Too many cars, and neighbors burning trash. The damp also promotes mold like you wouldn't believe. - Sep 2016

Car pollution is bad. - Jun 2016

Normal for any big city, perhaps even slightly better because we're right on the sea and there's usually a reasonable breeze, so pollution doesn't settle. I've never heard anyone express any concerns. - Mar 2014

Ok. - Oct 2013

Air is decent. - Dec 2011

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