Air quality statistics and research

1. Over 9,000 Londoners are dying early every year as a result of toxic air

Source: Understanding the Health Impacts of Air Pollution in London

2. Approximately 50% of air pollution comes from road transport and 40% comes from diesel

Source: Lethal and illegal: London's air pollution crisis

3. 6m car journeys are made by Londoners every day (2m of those are under 2km)

Source: London travel demand survey

4. 24.6% of all educational establishments are in areas that breach the legal limit for NO2

Source: Datastore - analysing air pollution exposure in London

5. You are twice as likely to die from lung diseases if you live in deprived vs affluent areas

Source: The Battle for Breath report

6. 1 in 6 deaths could be prevented if everyone walked or cycled 20 minutes each day

Source: Healthy Streets for London

7. 40% of people have personal deliveries to their workplace

Source: Post room boom