65points

Barcelona

77points

Marseille

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Barcelona vs Marseille

Barcelona
Marseille
65
points
Barcelona
77
points
Marseille

How does Barcelona compare to Marseille?

  • 2.27% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    10.63%vs12.9%
  • 18 more universities
    ?

    23vs5
  • 0.76million more inhabitants
    ?

    1.62 millionvs0.86 million
  • 1 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 1 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    ?

    1vs0
  • 2 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
    ?

    2vs0
  • 1 more airports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.13% higher population growth rate
    ?

    0.4%vs0.27%

How does Marseille compare to Barcelona?

  • 0.7°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    20.7°Cvs20°C
  • 0.3°C higher average temperature
    ?

    15.8°Cvs15.5°C
  • 12.81$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    41.48$vs54.29$
  • 77.77% lower population density
    ?

    3535 people/km²vs15900 people/km²
  • 263.46$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    588.07$vs851.53$
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 383.82$ higher average salary
    ?

    1 916.58$vs1532.76$
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?

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

15900 people/km²

3535 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

1.62 million

0.86 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%

0.4%

0.27%

4.female population
?

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Riga

55.6%

50.8%

53%

5.male population
?

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Doha

67%

49.2%

47%

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, 2019.

Best

Accra

85.05%

36%

37.5%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of 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, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

851.53$

588.07$

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.

Barcelona
Marseille
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%

10.63%

12.9%

4.average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

1 532.76$

1 916.58$

5.VAT
?

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

Best

Nassau

0%

21%

19%

6.number of universities
?

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

185

23

5

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

15.5°C

15.8°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

20°C

20.7°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%

72%

68.5%

4.has a seaside beach
?

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

Barcelona
Marseille
5.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Barcelona
Marseille
6.has lake/s
?

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

Barcelona
Marseille

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

8

9

2.number of public WiFi spots
?

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

163

65

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 a site of pilgrimage for world religion
?

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Luang Prabang

Barcelona
Marseille
6.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.

Barcelona
Marseille

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$

54.29$

41.48$

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$

2.33$

1.79$

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.

Barcelona
Marseille
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

2

1

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.

Barcelona
Marseille
2.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

6.2

7

3.number of billionaires
?

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

Best

New York

103

2

0

4.has a stock exchange
?

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Barcelona
Marseille
5.is a capital city
?

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, 2019.

For example

San José, Costa Rica

Barcelona
Marseille
6.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Barcelona
Marseille

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