87points

Berlin

53points

Funchal

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Berlin vs Funchal

Berlin
Funchal
Berlin
Funchal

Why is Berlin better than Funchal?

  • Has lake/s
  • A bike sharing system
  • 10.6°C lower average minimum temperature
    5.9°Cvs16.5°C
  • 4% lower VAT
    19%vs23%
  • 1.5% lower maximum income tax
    45%vs46.5%
  • Is a capital city
  • Has a stock exchange
  • Is/was a host city of the CSD

Why is Funchal better than Berlin?

  • 9.2°C higher average maximum temperature
    22.6°Cvs13.4°C
  • 10°C higher average temperature
    19.6°Cvs9.6°C
  • 66.08% lower population density
    1323 people/km²vs3900 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
  • 21.95$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    66$vs87.95$
  • Has mountains nearby
  • 8.6% smaller humidity rate
    72.5%vs81.1%
  • Has smoking ban in public places

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Demographics

1.population density

3900 people/km²

1323 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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2.population

3.6 million

0.11 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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23 million

3.Facebook users

31%

42.1%

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, 2018.

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Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Berlin
Funchal

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

8

1

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

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185

3.VAT

19%

23%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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0%

4.Big Mac Index

4.93$

4.93$

The Big Mac Index is published by The Economist as an informal way of measuring the purchasing power parity (PPP) between two currencies. The Big Mac PPP exchange rate between two countries is obtained by dividing the price of a Big Mac in one country (in its currency) by the price of a Big Mac in another country (in its currency). Source: Economist, 2018.

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1.89$

5.average salary

2185.3$

1116$

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

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5827.24$

6.maximum income tax

45%

46.5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Environment

1.average temperature

9.6°C

19.6°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.

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2.humidity rate

81.1%

72.5%

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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3.average maximum temperature

13.4°C

22.6°C

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

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38.2°C

4.has a seaside beach
Berlin
Funchal

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

5.has smoking ban in public places
Berlin
Funchal

Source: city's official website, 2018.

6.has lake/s
Berlin
Funchal

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

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Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

3

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.

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2.number of museums

175

11

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

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240

3.number of cinemas

300

6

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

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Berlin

300

4.number of theaters

140

9

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

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140

5.is/was a host city of the CSD
Berlin
Funchal

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.

6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Berlin
Funchal

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.

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Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

87.95$

66$

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's public transport website, 2018.

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2.a bike sharing system
Berlin
Funchal

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

3.number of airports

2

1

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

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5

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General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Berlin
Funchal

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.number of international embassies

154

21

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2018.

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200

3.has a stock exchange
Berlin
Funchal

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

4.level of corruption

8

6.1

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

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9.5

5.is a capital city
Berlin
Funchal

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.

6.Gambling is legal within the city
Berlin
Funchal

Source: city's official website, 2018.

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