80points

Caracas

100points

Tokyo

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Caracas vs Tokyo

Caracas
Tokyo
Caracas
Tokyo
80
points
100
points

Why is Caracas better than Tokyo?

  • 76.17% lower population density
    1430 people/km²vs6000 people/km²
  • 84.78$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    4.25$vs89.03$
  • Has mountains nearby
  • 18.4year younger population
    26.3 yearsvs44.7 years
  • 880.51$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    281.63$vs1162.14$
  • Has smoking ban in public places
  • 1.39$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    0.25$vs1.64$
  • 6% lower maximum income tax
    34%vs40%

Why is Tokyo better than Caracas?

  • 173 more universities
    185vs12
  • 3.3% lower unemployment rate
    4.6%vs7.9%
  • 11.24million more inhabitants
    13.18 millionvs1.94 million
  • Has lake/s
  • 850.77$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    910.9$ billion vs60.13$ billion
  • 5 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    5vs0
  • A bike sharing system
  • 2863.99$ higher average salary
    2895.2$vs31.21$

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

1430 people/km²

6000 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.

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8.03 people/km²

2.median age of population

26.3 years

44.7 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

13.18 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%

0.77%

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

50.5%

52%

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

Best

Riga

55.6%

6.male population

49.5%

48%

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

Best

Doha

67%

Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Caracas
Tokyo

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$

1162.14$

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

0.25

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

185

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

910.9$ billion

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

Best

New York

1280$ billion

6.VAT

12%

5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

Environment

1.average temperature

22.5°C

16.4°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

25.2°C

19.9°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
Tokyo

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

4.humidity rate

74.5%

61.9%

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
Tokyo

Source: city's official website, 2019.

6.has mountains nearby
Caracas
Tokyo

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

0

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

5

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
Tokyo

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

For example

Luang Prabang

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

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
Tokyo

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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

Source: Wikipedia, 2019

For example

Cancun

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

0.25$

1.64$

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$

89.03$

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
Tokyo

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

2

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

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Caracas
Tokyo

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 billionaires

1

11

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

Best

Moscow

82

3.Global Cities Index

0.89

4.99

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

4.level of corruption

1.9

8

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
Caracas
Tokyo

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

50

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

Best

Tokyo

50

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