74points

Amman

64points

Beirut

Amman
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21 facts in comparison

Amman vs Beirut

Amman
Beirut
74
points
Amman
64
points
Beirut

How does Amman compare to Beirut?

  • 5.91°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    11.29°Cvs17.2°C
  • 6% lower maximum income tax
    ?

    14%vs20%
  • Is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
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How does Beirut compare to Amman?

  • 0.75°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    24.2°Cvs23.45°C
  • 3.33°C higher average temperature
    ?

    20.7°Cvs17.37°C
  • 1.6% lower unemployment rate
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    10%vs11.6%
  • Has a seaside beach
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  • 3 more universities
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    17vs14
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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  • 6% lower VAT
    ?

    10%vs16%
  • 3 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
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    3vs0

Quality of living

1.unemployment rate

11.6%

10%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.number of universities

14

17

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.has a public health care
Amman
Beirut
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.VAT

16%

10%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.maximum income tax

14%

20%

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
6.minimum income tax

7%

2%

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Environment

1.average maximum temperature

23.45°C

24.2°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
2.average temperature

17.37°C

20.7°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
3.has a seaside beach
Amman
Beirut
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.has mountains nearby
Amman
Beirut
There are mountains at a distance of maximum 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the city. Mountains are considered to have an elevation of at least 1,000 m (3,300 ft). Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.average minimum temperature

11.29°C

17.2°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
6.has smoking ban in closed public spaces
Amman
Beirut
Source: city's official website, 2020.

Leisure

1.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Amman
Beirut
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Transportation

1.number of airports

1

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Amman
Beirut
In general, cities with possibility of drinking alcohol in public places have more thriving nightlife. It's easier to organize parties in public places. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
2.number of billionaires

0

3

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.
3.number of international embassies

60

62

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.
4.research institutions and think tanks

2

3

A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2020.
5.has a stock exchange
Amman
Beirut
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
6.is a capital city
Amman
Beirut
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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