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The World Hearing Index

Mapping the link between Noise
Pollution and Hearing Damage

barcelona-statsBarcelona: 1.36HEARING LOSS0.65AVG16.01NOISE POLUTION0.7116.0615.95berlin-statsBerlin: 0.69HEARING LOSS0.27AVG12,87NOISE POLUTION0.4213,8011,95buenos-aires-statsBuenos Aires: 1.30HEARING LOSS0.71AVG16.54NOISE POLUTION0.5917.1915.89cairo-statsCairo: 1.70HEARING LOSS0.89AVG18.03NOISE POLUTION0.8117.7318.33chicago-statsChicago: 0.85HEARING LOSS0.24AVG12,63NOISE POLUTION0.6112,9512,3257605152-6EDD-41DF-9722-297B37E401CBBerlin: 0.69HEARING LOSS0.27AVG12,87NOISE POLUTION0.4213,8011,9538ECB49C-2F57-4582-98E6-55CB89DBA658Cologne: 0.42HEARING LOSS0.17AVG12,01NOISE POLUTION0.2513,0710,965B2479C2-5081-41F9-97E0-0FC8B50ED5A1Dusseldorf: 0.45HEARING LOSS0.30AVG12,56NOISE POLUTION0.0612,5612,5745AD1E89-6415-482F-9594-2AEFD55C59A8Frankfurt am Main: 0.81HEARING LOSS0.26AVG12,78NOISE POLUTION0.5513,4712,08DDED6F08-F678-444E-ABB3-6B37C8B5F2DCHamburg: 0.37HEARING LOSS0.10AVG11,46NOISE POLUTION0.2711,4611,460FD90E2C-2277-4E8A-9A47-C69E15F95CC0Hanover: 0.79HEARING LOSS0.17AVG11,98NOISE POLUTION0.6211,8912,08FC99339E-8A9B-45FE-B014-0E96D0D93C83Munich: 0.24HEARING LOSS0.17AVG12,02NOISE POLUTION0.0712,2411,81A60F76EF-D931-458D-9394-AA09B5D93264Stuttgart: 0.45HEARING LOSS0.22AVG12,46NOISE POLUTION0.2312,4912,43delhi-statsDelhi: 1.72HEARING LOSS1.00AVG19.34NOISE POLUTION0.7219.5319.15dubai-statsDubai: 0.97HEARING LOSS0.48AVG14.61NOISE POLUTION0.4915.0814.14guanghzhou-statsGuangzhou: 1.82HEARING LOSS0.82AVG17,43NOISE POLUTION1.0017,9816,89istanbul-statsIstanbul: 1.57HEARING LOSS0.93AVG18.33NOISE POLUTION0.6418.7317.94johannesburg-statsJohannesburg: 0.97HEARING LOSS0.24AVG13,83NOISE POLUTION0.3913,7113,95mexico-city-statsMexico City: 1.32HEARING LOSS0.67AVG16.19NOISE POLUTION0.6516.7715.62moscow-statsMoscow: 1.27HEARING LOSS0.67AVG16,17NOISE POLUTION0.6015,9116,44mumbai-statsMumbai: 1.67HEARING LOSS0.98AVG18,58NOISE POLUTION0.6918,7718,40portland-statsPortland: 0.41HEARING LOSS0.15AVG11,81NOISE POLUTION0.2611,7011,93rome-statsRome: 1.19HEARING LOSS0.61AVG15.67NOISE POLUTION0.5816.8214.51seoul-statsSeoul: 0.76HEARING LOSS0.65AVG16,04NOISE POLUTION0.1116,4415,63stockholm-statsStockholm: 0.26HEARING LOSS0.15AVG11.86NOISE POLUTION0.1112.0811.65sydney-statsSydney: 0.71HEARING LOSS0.42AVG14,13NOISE POLUTION0.2914,3613,91zurich-statsZurich: 0.02HEARING LOSS0.00AVG10,63NOISE POLUTION0.0210,8210,43

Dr. med. Seo-Rin Ko

Chief Physician, Clinic for Audiology and Phoniatry, Charite University Clinic Berlin

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