Beirut
Top 66%793 points
Top 66%
Key facts and figures

Beirut: 32 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
24.2°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
17
Tokyo: 185

3. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
20.7°C
Mecca: 32°C

4. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Beirut
44% have it

5. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
10%
Port Louis: 0%

6. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
3.57$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion

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

With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2017.
2
London: 13

8. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2017.
3
Moscow: 82

9. has mountains nearby

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Beirut
52% have it

10. 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, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Beirut
49% have it

11. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
17.2°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

12. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
10%
Nassau: 0%

13. 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, 2017.
1
London: 5

14. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Beirut
55% have it

15. 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, 2017.
Beirut
79% have it

16. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; UNData, 2017.
54.1%
Riga: 55.6%

17. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2017.
2.5
Wellington: 9.5

18. male population

The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; UNData, 2017.
45.9%
Doha: 67%

19. 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, 2017.
62
Brussels: 200

20. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
20%
Nashville: 0%

21. 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, 2017.
Beirut
52% have it

22. 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, 2017.
3
Moscow: 112

23. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
Beirut
58% have it

24. minimum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
2%
Montpellier: 0%

25. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Beirut
69% have it

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