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Budapest review: 55 facts and highlights

Budapest
Budapest
80
points

Why is Budapest better than the average?

  • Population density
    1000 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Number of universities
    15vs9.78
  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    33.11$vs49.05$
  • Unemployment rate
    8.9%vs10.22%
  • Population
    1.74 millionvs1.53 million
  • cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    435.84$vs815.65$
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
    1vs0.54
  • Number of museums
    120vs16.43

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

1000 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, 2019.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2.median age of population

40.2 years

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

3.population

1.74 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, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

4.annual population growth

0.57%

Population growth is the change in a population over time. The higher the growth the more dynamic society feels. Growth of population can be connected with economic, cultural and social development of the city, which attracts more and more people who want to live in it. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

5.female population

52.5%

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; UNData, 2019.

Best

Riga

55.6%

6.Facebook users

44.6%

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, 2019.

Best

Accra

85.05%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Budapest

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2019.

2. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center

435.84$

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, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

3.income inequalities

0.27

The Gini coefficient is a measure of dispersion, in this case used to show the variation in income. A Gini coefficient of zero expresses perfect equality. A Gini coefficient of one expresses maximal inequality. Lower income inequalities indicate a more equal distribution of wealth and better opportunities for the average citizen. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Beijing

0.22

4.number of universities

15

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

185

5.VAT

27%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

6.gross domestic product (GDP)

60$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

Environment

1.average temperature

10.4°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

15°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

3.has smoking ban in public places
Budapest

Source: city's official website, 2019.

4.has lake/s
Budapest

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

5.average minimum temperature

6.3°C

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

6.has river/s
Budapest

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

1

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, 2019.

Best

Kyoto

17

2.number of cinemas

32

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Berlin

300

3.number of museums

120

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

London

240

4.number of theaters

49

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

Berlin

140

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

1

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2019.

Best

London

13

6.number of public WiFi spots

131

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

33.11$

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's public transport website, 2019.

Best

Baghdad

0$

2.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

1.22$

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, 2019.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

3.a bike sharing system
Budapest

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.number of airports

1

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

London

5

5.length of subway per 100,000 inhabitants

0km

The subway rate or number of kilometers of subway per number of inhabitants indicates how well developed the subway network is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Phoenix

32km

General info

1. more sister cities

12

Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.

Best

London

104

2. wider total surface of the city

525sq km

It can be nice to live in big cities, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Best

Dubai City

4114sq km

3.number of international embassies

79

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

Brussels

200

4.level of corruption

4.6

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2019.

Best

Wellington

9.5

5.has a stock exchange
Budapest

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

6.number of corporate headquarters

1

The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

50

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