70points

Cairo

86points

Hong Kong

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Cairo vs Hong Kong

Cairo
Hong Kong
Cairo
Hong Kong
70
points
Cairo
86
points
Hong Kong

Why is Cairo better than Hong Kong?

  • 2.2°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    27.8°Cvs25.6°C
  • 3 more universities
    ?

    19vs16
  • 2.02million more inhabitants
    ?

    9.1 millionvs7.078 million
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 5.6°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    15.8°Cvs21.4°C
  • 0.84% faster population growth
    ?

    1.6%vs0.76%
  • 2 more prestigious think tanks
    ?

    3vs1
  • Is a capital city
    ?

Why is Hong Kong better than Cairo?

  • 1.44°C higher average temperature
    ?

    23.24°Cvs21.8°C
  • 62.3% lower population density
    ?

    6480 people/km²vs17190 people/km²
  • 8.8% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    3.2%vs12%
  • 301.06$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    351.12$ billion vs50.06$ billion
  • 1 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    4vs3
  • Has smoking ban in public places
    ?
  • 32 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
    ?

    38vs6
  • 0.42$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
    ?

    1.94$vs2.36$

Demographics

1. lower population density
?

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

17190 people/km²

6480 people/km²

2. more inhabitants
?

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

9.1 million

7.08 million

3. faster population growth
?

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%

1.6%

0.76%

Quality of living

1.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, 2019.

Cairo
Hong Kong
2. higher gross domestic product (GDP)
?

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

Best

New York

1280$ billion

50.06$ billion

351.12$ billion

3. more universities
?

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

Best

Tokyo

185

19

16

4. lower unemployment rate
?

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

12%

3.2%

5. lower maximum income tax
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nashville

0%

20%

15%

6. cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
?

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, 2019.

Best

Agra

1.89$

2.36$

1.94$

Environment

1. higher average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

21.8°C

23.24°C

2. higher average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

27.8°C

25.6°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Cairo
Hong Kong
4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Cairo
Hong Kong
5.has lake/s
?

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

Cairo
Hong Kong
6.has mountains nearby
?

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Cairo
Hong Kong

Leisure

1. more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
?

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

3

4

2.is/was a host city of the Olympics
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Cairo
Hong Kong

Transportation

1.a bike sharing system
?

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

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Cairo
Hong Kong
2. more airports
?

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

1

1

General info

1. more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
?

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

Best

Moscow

82

6

38

2. better globally connected
?

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, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

1.49

4.56

3. more prestigious 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, 2019.

Best

Moscow

112

3

1

4.has a stock exchange
?

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

Cairo
Hong Kong
5.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, 2019.

Cairo
Hong Kong
6.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Cairo
Hong Kong

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