64points

Baku

86points

Istanbul

Baku
Istanbul
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32 facts in comparison

Baku vs Istanbul

Baku
Istanbul
64
points
Baku
86
points
Istanbul

How does Baku compare to Istanbul?

  • 62.43% lower population density
    ?

    1000 people/km²vs2662 people/km²
  • 10.1% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    5.4%vs15.5%
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 0.1 lower income inequalities
    ?

    0.33vs0.43
  • 0.6°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    12°Cvs12.6°C
  • 5% lower maximum income tax
    ?

    30%vs35%
  • 9 more prestigious think tanks
    ?

    12vs3
  • Is a capital city
    ?

How does Istanbul compare to Baku?

  • 1.6°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    19.7°Cvs18.1°C
  • 1°C higher average temperature
    ?

    16.1°Cvs15.1°C
  • 5 more universities
    ?

    38vs33
  • 12.53million more inhabitants
    ?

    14.8 millionvs2.27 million
  • 33.62$ higher average salary
    ?

    690.62$vs657$
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 8.3 years younger population
    ?

    23 yearsvs31.3 years
  • 41 more museums
    ?

    48vs7

Demographics

1.population density
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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, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

1000 people/km²

2662 people/km²

2.median age of population
?

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

31.3 years

23 years

3.population
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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 centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

2.27 million

14.8 million

4.annual population growth rate
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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, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.03%

1.68%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Baku
Istanbul
2.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

657$

690.62$

3.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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.33

0.43

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

5.4%

15.5%

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

Best

Nassau

0%

18%

18%

6.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

33

38

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

15.1°C

16.1°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

18.1°C

19.7°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Baku
Istanbul
4.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Baku
Istanbul
5.has mountains nearby
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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.

Baku
Istanbul
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

12°C

12.6°C

Leisure

1.number of theaters
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

140

6

23

2.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

7

48

3.number of cinemas
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

300

9

70

4.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

1

5.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

1

5

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

Baku
Istanbul

Transportation

1.a bike sharing system
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Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Baku
Istanbul
2.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, 2020.

Best

London

5

1

2

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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.

Baku
Istanbul
2.research institutions and think tanks
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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.

Best

Moscow

112

12

3

3.has a stock exchange
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Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Baku
Istanbul
4.is a capital city
?

National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Baku
Istanbul
5.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Baku
Istanbul

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