94points

Beijing

84points

Berlin

Beijing
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50 facts in comparison

Beijing vs Berlin

Beijing
Berlin
94
points
Beijing
84
points
Berlin

How does Beijing compare to Berlin?

  • 4.5°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    17.9°Cvs13.4°C
  • 2.95°C higher average temperature
    ?

    12.55°Cvs9.6°C
  • 58.46$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    29.49$vs87.95$
  • 66.67% lower population density
    ?

    1300 people/km²vs3900 people/km²
  • 10.81% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    1.39%vs12.2%
  • 63 more universities
    ?

    71vs8
  • 17.9million more inhabitants
    ?

    21.5 millionvs3.6 million
  • Has mountains nearby
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How does Berlin compare to Beijing?

  • 34.82$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    950$vs984.82$
  • 936.74$ higher average salary
    ?

    2 185.30$vs1248.56$
  • 152 more museums
    ?

    175vs23
  • 1.3°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    5.9°Cvs7.2°C
  • 1 more airports
    ?

    2vs1
  • 1.24% higher proportion of women
    ?

    50.8%vs49.56%
  • 0.79$ lower average price of milk (1 liter)
    ?

    0.78$vs1.57$
  • 22 more embassies
    ?

    154vs132

Demographics

1.population density

1300 people/km²

3900 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

21.5 million

3.6 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

3.7%

0.04%

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.female population

49.56%

50.8%

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

50.44%

49.2%

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

Quality of living

1.unemployment rate

1.39%

12.2%

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

71

8

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

984.82$

950$

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.
4.average salary

1 248.56$

2 185.30$

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

174$ billion

94.7$ 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.

Environment

1.average maximum temperature

17.9°C

13.4°C

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

12.55°C

9.6°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
3.has a seaside beach
Beijing
Berlin
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.has lake/s
Beijing
Berlin
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.has mountains nearby
Beijing
Berlin
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

7.2°C

5.9°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Leisure

1.number of museums

23

175

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
2.sports facilities (stadiums, arenas with 20,000+ seats)

8

2

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

3

3

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.
4.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
Beijing
Berlin
Every year the city is host to a festival included in the list of the top 50 World Festivals. A well-known festival shows a better cultural and entertainment agenda and attracts a bigger number of tourists. Source: Escapenormal.com, 2020.
5.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Beijing
Berlin
Source: Wikipedia, 2020
6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Beijing
Berlin
Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

29.49$

87.95$

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
Beijing
Berlin
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

0.52$

3.29$

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

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, 2020.

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Beijing
Berlin
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

67

2

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

3.05

2.76

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

132

154

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.research institutions and think tanks

9

7

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

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