63points

Chennai

96points

Mumbai

Chennai
Mumbai
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Chennai vs Mumbai

Chennai
Mumbai

How does Chennai compare to Mumbai?

  • 1.1°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    32.8°Cvs31.7°C
  • 1.5°C higher average temperature
    ?

    28.4°Cvs26.9°C
  • 46.84% lower population density
    ?

    11000 people/km²vs20694 people/km²
  • 3.2% higher proportion of women
    ?

    48.7%vs45.5%
  • 35.5 less inhabitants living in slums
    ?

    17vs52.5

How does Mumbai compare to Chennai?

  • 9.34$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    7.75$vs17.09$
  • 10.9% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    7.8%vs18.7%
  • 11 more universities
    ?

    13vs2
  • 19.72million more inhabitants
    ?

    24.4 millionvs4.68 million
  • 300.17$ higher average salary
    ?

    785.17$vs485$
  • Has mountains nearby
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  • 5 more museums
    ?

    9vs4
  • 1 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    ?

    3vs2

Demographics

1.population density

11000 people/km²

20694 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
2.population

4.68 million

24.4 million

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.
3.annual population growth rate

0.78%

1.11%

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.
4.female population

48.7%

45.5%

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

51.3%

54.5%

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

4.96%

4.96%

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, 2020.

Quality of living

1.unemployment rate

18.7%

7.8%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.number of universities

2

13

Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.average salary

485$

785.17$

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
4.has public health care
Chennai
Mumbai
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.
5.Big Mac Index

1.89$

1.89$

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, 2020.
6.percentage of slum population

17

52.5

The size of slum population indicates presence of big social inequalities in a city. Source: UN HABITAT, 2020.

Environment

1.average maximum temperature

32.8°C

31.7°C

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

28.4°C

26.9°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.
3.has a seaside beach
Chennai
Mumbai
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.has lake/s
Chennai
Mumbai
Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.has mountains nearby
Chennai
Mumbai
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.
6.average minimum temperature

24.1°C

22.1°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Leisure

1.number of museums

4

9

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
2.sports facilities (stadiums, arenas with 20,000+ seats)

2

3

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.
3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Chennai
Mumbai
It indicates that the city is an important religious center. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Chennai
Mumbai
Source: Wikipedia, 2020

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

17.09$

7.75$

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's public transport website, 2020.
2.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, 2020.

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Chennai
Mumbai
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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
2.number of billionaires

0

38

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.
3.has a stock exchange
Chennai
Mumbai
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.Gambling is legal within the city
Chennai
Mumbai
Source: city's official website, 2020.

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