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Cape Town

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Cape Town review: 32 facts and highlights

Cape Town
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Cape Town

How does Cape Town compare to the average?

  • Population density
    ?

    1400 people/km²vs3887.46 people/km²
  • Population
    ?

    3.5 millionvs1.53 million
  • Gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    103$ billion vs102.44$ billion
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    ?

    4vs1.63
  • Average minimum temperature
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    11.4°Cvs13.22°C
  • UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
    ?

    2vs0.56
  • VAT
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    14%vs15%
  • Big Mac Index
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    2.87$vs4.05$

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.

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Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

1400 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.

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Mumbai

24.4 million

3.5 million

3.annual population growth rate
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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, 2020.

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Shanghai

22.15%

0.8%

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

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Riga

55.6%

52.41%

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

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Doha

67%

47.59%

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.

Cape Town
2.gross domestic product (GDP)
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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, 2020.

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New York

1280$ billion

103$ billion

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.

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Port Louis

0%

19.4%

4.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Tokyo

185

3

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

Best

Nassau

0%

14%

6.maximum income tax
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

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Nashville

0%

40%

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

16.7°C

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

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Mecca

38.2°C

22°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.

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Riyadh

28%

77.7%

4.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Cape Town
5.has mountains nearby
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Cape Town
6.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Cape Town

Leisure

1.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.

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Kyoto

17

2

2.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

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London

13

4

3.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Cape Town

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.number of billionaires
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Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

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New York

103

0

2.research institutions and think tanks
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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, 2020.

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Moscow

112

4

3.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Cape Town
4.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

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