78points

Amsterdam

69points

Copenhagen

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Amsterdam vs Copenhagen

Amsterdam
Copenhagen
78
points
Amsterdam
69
points
Copenhagen

How does Amsterdam compare to Copenhagen?

  • 3.1°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    14.2°Cvs11.1°C
  • 2.5°C higher average temperature
    ?

    10.5°Cvs8°C
  • 2.3% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    3.5%vs5.8%
  • 496.5$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    579.8$ billion vs83.3$ billion
  • 1 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 4% lower VAT
    ?

    21%vs25%
  • 1 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    ?

    1vs0
  • 0.26$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    3.24$vs3.5$

How does Copenhagen compare to Amsterdam?

  • 82.09% lower population density
    ?

    628 people/km²vs3506 people/km²
  • 42.21$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    58.41$vs100.62$
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 5 more universities
    ?

    15vs10
  • 0.36million more inhabitants
    ?

    1.21 millionvs0.85 million
  • 144.51$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1 363.86$vs1508.37$
  • 387.7$ higher average salary
    ?

    2 971.76$vs2584.06$
  • 28 more museums
    ?

    79vs51

Demographics

1.population density
?

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

3506 people/km²

628 people/km²

2.population
?

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

0.85 million

1.21 million

3.annual population growth rate
?

The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

2.3%

1.2%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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The average price of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center shows how much of your salary would be allocated in rent expenses, and is an indicator of the cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1 508.37$

1 363.86$

2.has a public health care
?

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen
3.unemployment rate
?

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

3.5%

5.8%

4.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 584.06$

2 971.76$

5.VAT
?

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

21%

25%

6.income inequalities
?

The Gini coefficient is a measure of dispersion, in this case used to show the variation in income. A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality. A Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality. Lower income inequalities indicate a more equal distribution of wealth and better opportunities for the average citizen. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.31

0.27

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

10.5°C

8°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

14.2°C

11.1°C

3.humidity rate
?

Humidity is the amount of water vapor in the air. High relative humidity reduces the effectiveness of sweating in cooling the body by reducing the rate of evaporation of moisture from the skin. In general, higher humidity makes climate harder to stand for people. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Riyadh

28%

82.5%

82.3%

4.has a seaside beach
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen
5.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen
6.has lake/s
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

London

240

51

79

2.number of theaters
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Berlin

140

55

23

3.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
?

The World Heritage List includes 962 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value. Source: UNESCO, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

0

4.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
?

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2019.

Best

London

13

2

1

5.is/was a host city of the CSD
?

Christopher Street Day is an annual European LGBT celebration and demonstration held in various cities across Europe for the rights of LGBT people, and against discrimination and exclusion. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen
6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
?

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's public transport website, 2019.

Best

Baghdad

0$

100.62$

58.41$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
?

A cheaper single ticket will allow you to move through the city for less money. Whether you are a visitor or a resident, it will help your economy. Source: Official city's public transport website, 2019.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

3.24$

3.5$

3.a bike sharing system
?

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen
4.number of airports
?

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

London

5

1

1

5.total length of bike paths
?

More bike paths gives more opportunities for cyclist, makes a city more eco friendly and helps to reduce traffic jams. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Munich

1 200km

400km

346km

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
?

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Amsterdam
Copenhagen
2.total surface
?

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Best

Dubai City

4 114 km²

219 km²

86.2 km²

3.level of corruption
?

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2019.

Best

Wellington

9.5

8.9

9.4

4.number of billionaires
?

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

New York

103

1

0

5.number of international embassies
?

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

Brussels

200

6

105

6.Global Cities Index
?

The Global Cities Index is unique in that it measures global engagement of cities across five dimensions: business activity, human capital, information exchange, cultural experience and political engagement. Source: ATKearney, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

2.45

1.99

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