80points

Caracas

94points

Moscow

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Caracas vs Moscow

Caracas
Moscow
Caracas
Moscow
80
points
94
points

Why is Caracas better than Moscow?

  • 71.4% lower population density
    1430 people/km²vs5000 people/km²
  • Has a seaside beach
  • 28.53$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    4.25$vs32.78$
  • Has mountains nearby
  • 14.4year younger population
    26.3 yearsvs40.7 years
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
  • 718.73$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    281.63$vs1000.36$
  • Has smoking ban in public places

Why is Moscow better than Caracas?

  • 48 more universities
    60vs12
  • 7.5% lower unemployment rate
    0.4%vs7.9%
  • 9.86million more inhabitants
    11.8 millionvs1.94 million
  • Has lake/s
  • 226.47$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    286.6$ billion vs60.13$ billion
  • 3 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    3vs0
  • 2 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    3vs1
  • A bike sharing system

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

1430 people/km²

5000 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

26.3 years

40.7 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

1.94 million

11.8 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

1.7%

2.5%

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.Facebook users

33.8%

16.8%

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%

6.ethnic groups

3

16

More different ethnic groups are the source of more diverse society but also give higher possibility of social tensions. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Shenzhen

56

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Caracas
Moscow

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

281.63$

1000.36$

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

0.49

0.42

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

12

60

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

Best

Tokyo

185

5.gross domestic product (GDP)

60.13$ billion

286.6$ billion

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

Best

New York

1280$ billion

6.VAT

12%

18%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

Environment

1.average temperature

22.5°C

5.8°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

25.2°C

9.6°C

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

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
Caracas
Moscow

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

4.humidity rate

74.5%

76.7%

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, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Riyadh

28%

5.has smoking ban in public places
Caracas
Moscow

Source: city's official website, 2019.

6.has mountains nearby
Caracas
Moscow

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.

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

1

3

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.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

0

3

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.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Caracas
Moscow

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.is/was a host city of the CSD
Caracas
Moscow

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, 2019.

For example

Dresden

5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Caracas
Moscow

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Caracas
Moscow

Source: Wikipedia, 2019

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

0.25$

0.89$

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$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

4.25$

32.78$

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$

3.a bike sharing system
Caracas
Moscow

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

3

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

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.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Caracas
Moscow

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

2.number of international embassies

71

148

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

3.number of billionaires

1

82

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

Best

Moscow

82

4.Global Cities Index

0.89

2.7

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

5.level of corruption

1.9

2.4

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

6.has a stock exchange
Caracas
Moscow

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

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