90points

Bangkok

99points

London

Bangkok
London
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Bangkok vs London

Bangkok
London
90
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Bangkok
99
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London

How does Bangkok compare to London?

  • 17.5°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    32.7°Cvs15.2°C
  • 16.8°C higher average temperature
    ?

    27.8°Cvs11°C
  • 131.5$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    34.91$vs166.41$
  • 3.95% lower population density
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    5300 people/km²vs5518 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
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  • 14 more universities
    ?

    35vs21
  • 1 560.11$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    585.02$vs2145.13$
  • Has mountains nearby
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How does London compare to Bangkok?

  • 1.58million more inhabitants
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    9.78 millionvs8.2 million
  • 2 049.93$ higher average salary
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    2 773.00$vs723.07$
  • Has lake/s
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  • 464.42$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    565$ billion vs100.58$ billion
  • 12 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    13vs1
  • 0.13 lower income inequalities
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    0.35vs0.48
  • 16.6°C lower average minimum temperature
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    7.5°Cvs24.1°C
  • 4 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
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    4vs0

Demographics

1.population density

5300 people/km²

5518 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
2.population

8.2 million

9.78 million

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.
3.annual population growth rate

0.72%

1.4%

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.
4.Facebook users

26.6%

49.2%

The percentage of Facebook users among a whole city population indicates how familiar are city’s inhabitants with web 2.0 and shows how popular the social media are. Source: Socialbakers, 2020.

Quality of living

1.number of universities

35

21

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
2.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center

585.02$

2 145.13$

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, 2020.
3.average salary

723.07$

2 773.00$

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
4.has a public health care
Bangkok
London
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.gross domestic product (GDP)

100.58$ billion

565$ billion

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.
6.income inequalities

0.48

0.35

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.

Environment

1.average maximum temperature

32.7°C

15.2°C

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

27.8°C

11°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
3.has a seaside beach
Bangkok
London
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.has lake/s
Bangkok
London
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.has mountains nearby
Bangkok
London
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.
6.average minimum temperature

24.1°C

7.5°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Leisure

1.sports facilities (stadiums, arenas with 20,000+ seats)

1

13

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.
2.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

4

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.
3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Bangkok
London
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Bangkok
London
Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Bangkok
London
Source: Wikipedia, 2020
6.is/was a host city of the CSD
Bangkok
London
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, 2020.

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

34.91$

166.41$

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.
2.has a bike-sharing system
Bangkok
London
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.price of a single transportation ticket

1.02$

3.2$

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, 2020.
4.number of airports

2

5

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
Bangkok
London
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

4

72

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.
3.Global Cities Index

1.93

5.79

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, 2020.
4.number of international embassies

71

160

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.has a stock exchange
Bangkok
London
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
6.is a capital city
Bangkok
London
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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