66points

Barcelona

59points

Guayaquil

100points

Tokyo

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Barcelona vs Guayaquil vs Tokyo

Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Why is Barcelona better than Guayaquil & Tokyo?

  • Average minimum temperature
    11.1°Cvs22,12.9°C
  • Has smoking ban in public places
  • Is/was a host city of the CSD
  • Is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup

Why is Guayaquil better than Barcelona & Tokyo?

  • Maximum income tax
    35%vs52,40%

Why is Tokyo better than Barcelona & Guayaquil?

  • Population density
    6000 people/km²vs15900,7345 people/km²
  • Number of universities
    185vs23,8
  • Unemployment rate
    4.6%vs21.7,8.3%
  • Population
    13.18 millionvs1.62,2.5 million
  • Gross domestic product (GDP)
    910.9$ billion vs84.5,51$ billion
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    5vs2,3
  • Average salary
    2895.2$vs1532.76,383$
  • Female population
    52%vs50.8,50.8%

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Demographics

1.population density

15900 people/km²

7345 people/km²

6000 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but the extent to which this is the case depends on factors like quality of housing and infrastructure and access to resources. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2.population

1.62 million

2.5 million

13.18 million

Populous cities usually offer better employment opportunities and many entertainment options. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centres and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Shanghai

23 million

3.annual population growth

0.4%

2.5%

0.77%

Population growth is the change in a population over time. The higher the growth the more dynamic society feels. Growth of population can be connected with economic, cultural and social development of the city, which attracts more and more people who want to live in it. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Shanghai

22.15%

4.female population

50.8%

50.8%

52%

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

Best

Riga

55.6%

5.male population

49.2%

49.2%

48%

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; UNData, 2018.

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Doha

67%

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Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2018.

2.number of universities

23

8

185

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Tokyo

185

3.gross domestic product (GDP)

84.5$ billion

51$ billion

910.9$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

4.VAT

21%

12%

5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

Best

Nassau

0%

5.unemployment rate

21.7%

8.3%

4.6%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

Best

Port Louis

0%

6.average salary

1532.76$

383$

2895.2$

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.

Best

Zurich

5827.24$

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Environment

1.average temperature

15.5°C

26°C

16.4°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

20°C

30°C

19.9°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

3.humidity rate

72%

72%

61.9%

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, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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Riyadh

28%

4.has a seaside beach
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

5.has smoking ban in public places
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: city's official website, 2018.

6.has mountains nearby
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

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Kyoto

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Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

1

0

0

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, 2018.

Best

Kyoto

17

2.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

2

3

5

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2018.

Best

London

13

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

For example

Luang Prabang

4.is/was a host city of the CSD
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

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, 2018.

5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2018

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Transportation

1.a bike sharing system
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

2.number of airports

2

1

2

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

Best

London

5

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General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

2.has a stock exchange
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

3.level of corruption

6.2

2.7

8

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.

Best

Wellington

9.5

4.is a capital city
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

The status of a capital city indicates a great importance of a city for its country, especially for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

5.Gambling is legal within the city
Barcelona
Guayaquil
Tokyo

Source: city's official website, 2018.

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