90points

Bogota

84points

Chicago

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Bogota vs Chicago

Bogota
Chicago

How does Bogota compare to Chicago?

  • 3.6°C higher average maximum temperature
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    19.3°Cvs15.7°C
  • 3°C higher average temperature
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    14°Cvs11°C
  • 3.08% lower population density
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    4310 people/km²vs4447 people/km²
  • 67.03$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    37.97$vs105$
  • 0.1% lower unemployment rate
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    10.2%vs10.3%
  • Has public health care
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  • 1 448.00$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    390.3$vs1838.3$
  • 4.56million more inhabitants
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    7.4 millionvs2.84 million

How does Chicago compare to Bogota?

  • 4 719.89$ higher average salary
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    5 036.50$vs316.61$
  • 432$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    532$ billion vs100$ billion
  • 3 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    5vs2
  • 2.4°C lower average minimum temperature
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    6.4°Cvs8.8°C
  • 9% lower VAT
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    10%vs19%
  • 10.7% higher population growth rate
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    13%vs2.3%
  • 0.47$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
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    4.07$vs4.54$
  • 12 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
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    13vs1

User reviews

Overall Rating

Bogota
7.0
3 User reviews
Bogota
7.0/10
3 User reviews
Chicago
0.0
0 User reviews
Chicago
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Safety

4.0/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Walkability

5.7/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Job opportunities

3.7/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Public transport

4.0/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Food and drink

10.0/10
3 votes
No reviews yet

Comments

Juan Diego

Juan Diego

14 days ago

10 / 10

Bogota es demasiado linda y chevere

Juan Diego

Juan Diego

14 days ago

10 / 10

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David

David

28 days ago

6 / 10

Bogota is full of diversity.

David

David

28 days ago

6 / 10

Im from Bogota, and what I mean with diversity, is that you can find all kind of people, activities to do and landscapes. Here I put some pros and cons of my hometown:

Pros

  • Has green zones to walk like parks (93 park, simon bolivar park, Usaquen central park, etc).
  • There are various turistic zones, like Monserrate, Candelaria Neighborhood, Gold Museum, National Museum, Colpatria tower, etc.
  • You can find a variety of charming villages near the city.
  • Variety of restaurants, bars, dancing clubs (good night life)
  • Beautiful skyline (especially Atrio tower)

Cons

  • Eating in a restaurant can be very expensive
  • It has terrible traffic
  • Security is bad.
  • Highways and roads are in bad quality.
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Guillermo

Guillermo

1 month ago

5 / 10

Not a place to go on "vacation"

Guillermo

Guillermo

1 month ago

5 / 10

Plan to go to the Hundreds of little towns surrounding Bogota in every direction. With amazing views, architecture, food, safety - great people and not expensive. Bogota is a large metropolis full of poverty, traffic, crime and it is very stressful. Not a good place to relax - if you are not from there or don't know a local - do not go!

Pros

  • Food
  • Architecture

Cons

  • Safety
  • Traffic
  • Poverty
  • Congestion
  • Stress
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Demographics

1.population density

4310 people/km²

4447 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, 2021.
2.population

7.4 million

2.84 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, 2021.
3.median age of population

28.3 years

33.1 years

Cities or countries with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
The percentage of male residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; UNData, 2021.
7.Facebook users

39.09%

50.7%

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, 2021.

Quality of living

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
2.has public health care
Bogota
Chicago
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
The average rent of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center. This indicates how much of your salary would be allocated to rent expenses, and the general cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
4.average salary

316.61$

5 036.50$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
5.gross domestic product (GDP)

100$ billion

532$ 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, 2021.
6.VAT

19%

10%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
7.Big Mac Index

4.54$

4.07$

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, 2021.
Murder rate expresses number of murders per 100,000 inhabitants. Lower murder rate indicates safer city and better quality of living. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
The prices of highly demanded consumer goods can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living in the city. A lower average price for one liter of milk may indicate that the city is less expensive compared to other cities. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
Bogota
Chicago
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
Bogota
Chicago
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
5.has mountains nearby
Bogota
Chicago
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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
8.has river/s
Bogota
Chicago
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
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, 2021.
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
2.has a bike-sharing system
Bogota
Chicago
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
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, 2021.
4.has a stock exchange
Bogota
Chicago
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
5.is a capital city
Bogota
Chicago
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.

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