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International populationMore people from abroad residing in the city provides a multicultural environment and may show how attractive it is for foreigners.
International populationMore people from abroad residing in the city provides a multicultural environment and may show how attractive it is for foreigners.13.6%
23%
49.9%
35.7%
14%
17%
27%
38.1%
22.3%
22.7%
Quality of livingThe annual survey ranks 221 cities using 39 criteria. Important criteria are safety, education, hygiene, healthcare, culture, environment, recreation, political-economic stability and public transport. Source: Mercer, 2021.
Quality of livingThe annual survey ranks 221 cities using 39 criteria. Important criteria are safety, education, hygiene, healthcare, culture, environment, recreation, political-economic stability and public transport. Source: Mercer, 2021.13#
25#
15#
30#
30#
1#
22#
19#
20#
9#
Average salarySource: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
Average salarySource: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.2 185.30$
3 052.32$
2 574.92$
4 817.46$
2 698.65$
2 059.60$
2 280.10$
3 167.52$
2 626.97$
2 971.76$
Average temperatureSource: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Average temperatureSource: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.9.6°C
29.2°C
9.1°C
14.57°C
12°C
10.8°C
10.7°C
8.48°C
7.3°C
8°C
Cost of the monthly public transport ticketCost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
Cost of the monthly public transport ticketCost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.87.95$
71.91$
105.01$
73$
81.61$
53.66$
54.78$
27.15$
91.8$
58.41$
Average cost of livingLower average cost of living indicates that factors such as consumer prices, bills cost or renting and housing prices are more available for citizens. Source: expatistan.com, 2021.
Average cost of livingLower average cost of living indicates that factors such as consumer prices, bills cost or renting and housing prices are more available for citizens. Source: expatistan.com, 2021.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.20 000.00$
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Population densityPopulation 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, 2021.
Population densityPopulation 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, 2021.3900 people/km²
7804 people/km²
4334 people/km²
6633 people/km²
20700 people/km²
4000 people/km²
7025 people/km²
1800 people/km²
4600 people/km²
628 people/km²
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