Ranking overview

Below is our ranking of 17 European cities based on nine categories of measures which can reduce soot emissions and help improve air quality.

Berlin finishes first, followed very closely by Stockholm, Copenhagen, Vienna and Zurich. All five cities reached grade B.
None of the 17 cities reached grade A, which would be over 90% of the maximum number of points. Seven cities failed with an F grade. For each category of measures, cities could be attributed ++ (very good: 5 points), + (good: 4 points), 0 (satisfactory: 3 points), - (fair 2 points), or -- fail (1 point).

Overall
Mark
City

B

84%

Berlin

Capital of Germany

B-

82%

Copenhagen

Capital of Denmark

B-

82%

Stockholm

Capital of Sweden

B-

80%

Vienna

Capital of Austria

B-

80%

Zurich

Switzerland

C-

71%

Amsterdam

Capital of the Netherlands

D+

67%

Lyon

France

D

64%

Glasgow

United Kingdom

D

64%

Graz

Austria

D

62%

Paris

Capital of France

F

58%

Brussels

Capital of Belgium

F

58%

London

Capital of United Kingdom

F

58%

Madrid

Capital of Spain

F

58%

Stuttgart

Germany

F

51%

Duesseldorf

Germany

F

44%

Milan

Italy

F

38%

Rome

Capital of Italy