2-5% of deaths are premature due to air pollution. Private cars are responsible for only 7-10% of all air pollution globally, but people living near traffic are more affected by it. The average person loses 6 months of life to all kinds of pollution in the air. In comparison, mild obesity takes 500% more time away (3y), while smoking or severe obecity steal 1900% more time (10y). In western countries, air pollution outside the workplace is responsible for 1% of premature death-causes.