59points

Chennai

84points

Singapore

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Chennai vs Singapore

Chennai
Singapore
Chennai
Singapore
59
points
Chennai
84
points
Singapore

Why is Chennai better than Singapore?

  • 0.5°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    32.8°Cvs32.3°C
  • 54.82$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    17.09$vs71.91$
  • 1 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 1.9°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    24.1°Cvs26°C
  • 1.76$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
    ?

    1.89$vs3.65$
  • 9 more ethnic groups
    ?

    13vs4
  • 2.1% higher proportion of men
    ?

    51.3%vs49.2%
  • 309.5 more hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants
    ?

    312.5vs3

Why is Singapore better than Chennai?

  • 0.8°C higher average temperature
    ?

    29.2°Cvs28.4°C
  • 93.35% lower population density
    ?

    731.5 people/km²vs11000 people/km²
  • 6 more universities
    ?

    8vs2
  • 16.8% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    1.9%vs18.7%
  • 0.5million more inhabitants
    ?

    5.18 millionvs4.68 million
  • A bike sharing system
    ?
  • 2567.32$ higher average salary
    ?

    3052.32$vs485$
  • 14 more museums
    ?

    18vs4

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

11000 people/km²

731.5 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

4.68 million

5.18 million

3. faster population growth
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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%

0.78%

2.1%

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

Best

Riga

55.6%

48.7%

50.8%

5. more ethnic groups
?

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

13

4

6. higher proportion of men
?

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

Best

Doha

67%

51.3%

49.2%

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.

Chennai
Singapore
2. more universities
?

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

Best

Tokyo

185

2

8

3. 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%

18.7%

1.9%

4. higher average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5827.24$

485$

3052.32$

5. 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$

1.89$

3.65$

6. more hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants
?

City with higher number of beds per 1000 inhabitants is able to provide healthcare to more people and usually has better developed health care system. Source: , 2019

Best

Madrid

327

312.5

3

Environment

1. higher average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

28.4°C

29.2°C

2. higher average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

32.8°C

32.3°C

3.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Chennai
Singapore
4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Chennai
Singapore
5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Chennai
Singapore
6. lower average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

24.1°C

26°C

Leisure

1. more museums
?

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

Best

London

240

4

18

2. more public WiFi spots
?

City with more public wireless spots provides easier and wider access to Internet. Source: city's official website, 2019.

Best

St. Petersburg

696

21

103

3. 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

2

1

Transportation

1. cheaper monthly public transport ticket
?

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$

17.09$

71.91$

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

Chennai
Singapore
3. 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.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
?

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.

Chennai
Singapore
2. 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

0

5

3. lower level of corruption
?

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

3.1

9.2

4.has a stock exchange
?

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

Chennai
Singapore
5.is a capital city
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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.

Chennai
Singapore
6.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2019.

Chennai
Singapore

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