Air Quality 78% open


What data is expected?

Data about the daily mean concentration of air pollutants, especially those potentially harmful to human health. Data should be available for all air monitoring stations or air monitoring zones in a country. The Index focusses on key pollutants as defined by the World Health Organisation. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Particulate matter (PM)
  • Sulphur oxides (SOx)
  • Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
  • Carbon monoxide (CO)
  • Ozone
  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
  • Available per air monitoring station/zone

How open is the data?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2

Data format


Data Location

  • - Ministry of Enviroment Protection website
  • - API to the data
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No on the referral it is defined as a public domain, but on the official ministry website, it is copyrighted
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date Yes Data is update hourly
    Publicly available Yes During check an announcement about possible difficulties in data providing, due to ending contract with service provider, appeared on site
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format JSON, XML NC file
    findable 3
    findable_steps searched for "air quality' (Hebrew) both on google and On the had to fix my my spelling from "אויר" to "אוויר" to find the the link.
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name Ministry of Environmental Protection
    characteristics Particulate matter (PM), Sulphur oxides (SOx), Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon monoxide (CO), Ozone, Available per air monitoring station/zone
    location href=""">rel="nofollow"> - Ministry of Enviroment Protection website, - API to the data I will refer to the daily forecast of air quality ( The actual measurements (ass appears on the official ministry website) is a calculated model.

    Reviewer comments

    I added the right source of the data which is the Ministry API. While the government portal says it is open data, the ministry of Environment keeps it copyrighted.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Mor Rubinstein
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Sat Dec 24 2016 09:45:43 GMT+0000 (UTC)