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Bruges review: 29 facts and highlights

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How does Bruges compare to the average?

  • Population density
    ?

    850 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Unemployment rate
    ?

    7.4%vs10.24%
  • Average salary
    ?

    2 462.00$vs1 710.59$
  • Number of museums
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    21vs17.46
  • Average minimum temperature
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    8.8°Cvs13.22°C
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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    1vs0.56
  • Female population
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    53%vs50.91%
  • Higher position in Best City to Live ranking
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    12vs13.43

Demographics

1.population density
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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, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

850 people/km²

2.population
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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.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

0.11 million

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

Best

Riga

55.6%

53%

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

Best

Doha

67%

47%

5.Facebook users
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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, 2020.

Best

Accra

85.05%

45%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

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2.average salary
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 462.00$

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

7.4%

4.VAT
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The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nassau

0%

21%

5.maximum income tax
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nashville

0%

50%

6.Big Mac Index
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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, 2020.

Best

Agra

1.89$

4.93$

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

9.9°C

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

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

13.7°C

3.humidity rate
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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, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Riyadh

28%

83%

4.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Bruges
5.average minimum temperature
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

8.8°C

6.has smoking ban in public places
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Bruges

Leisure

1.number of public Wi-Fi spots
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City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider internet access. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

27

2.number of museums
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

21

3.number of cinemas
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

300

6

4.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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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.

Best

Kyoto

17

1

Transportation

1.number of airports
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The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

London

5

1

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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.

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

Best

Brussels

200

7

3.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

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