64points

Barcelona

79points

Lisbon

Barcelona
Lisbon
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53 facts in comparison

Barcelona vs Lisbon

Barcelona
Lisbon
64
points
Barcelona
79
points
Lisbon

How does Barcelona compare to Lisbon?

  • 7.27% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    10.63%vs17.9%
  • 18 more universities
    ?

    23vs5
  • 1.08million more inhabitants
    ?

    1.62 millionvs0.54 million
  • 575.75$ higher average salary
    ?

    1 532.76$vs957.01$
  • 84.44$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    84.5$ billion vs0.06$ billion
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 2.4°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    11.1°Cvs13.5°C
  • 0.22% higher population growth rate
    ?

    0.4%vs0.18%

How does Lisbon compare to Barcelona?

  • 1.5°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    21.5°Cvs20°C
  • 2°C higher average temperature
    ?

    17.5°Cvs15.5°C
  • 15.2$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    39.09$vs54.29$
  • 59.43% lower population density
    ?

    6450 people/km²vs15900 people/km²
  • 163.6$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    687.93$vs851.53$
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 55 more museums
    ?

    63vs8
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?

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, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

15900 people/km²

6450 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 centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

1.62 million

0.54 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, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

0.4%

0.18%

4.female population
?

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Riga

55.6%

50.8%

51.3%

5.male population
?

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; UNData, 2020.

Best

Doha

67%

49.2%

48.7%

6.Facebook users
?

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.

Best

Accra

85.05%

36%

44.3%

Quality of living

1.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
?

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.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

851.53$

687.93$

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, 2020.

Barcelona
Lisbon
3.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

1 532.76$

957.01$

4.gross domestic product (GDP)
?

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.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

84.5$ billion

0.06$ billion

5.unemployment rate
?

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

10.63%

17.9%

6.VAT
?

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

Best

Nassau

0%

21%

20%

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

15.5°C

17.5°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

20°C

21.5°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Barcelona
Lisbon
4.has lake/s
?

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

Barcelona
Lisbon
5.has mountains nearby
?

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.

Barcelona
Lisbon
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

11.1°C

13.5°C

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

8

63

2.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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

4

3.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, 2020.

Best

London

13

2

3

4.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

For example

Luang Prabang

Barcelona
Lisbon
5.football clubs in the top division
?

Having a well-known football team playing in a country’s first division shows a big interest by the city in sport and attracts visitors to events such as big matches.

Best

Valletta

10.8

2

3

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

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Barcelona
Lisbon

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, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.

Best

Baghdad

0$

54.29$

39.09$

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, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

2.33$

1.63$

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, 2020.

Barcelona
Lisbon
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, 2020.

Best

London

5

2

1

General info

1.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

101.9 km²

100.5 km²

2.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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Barcelona
Lisbon
3.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, 2020.

Best

Brussels

200

0

93

4.research institutions and think tanks
?

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

1

0

5.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

2

3

6.number of sister cities
?

Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.

Best

London

104

31

19

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