70points

Copenhagen

80points

Riga

Copenhagen
Riga
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39 facts in comparison

Copenhagen vs Riga

Copenhagen
Riga
70
points
Copenhagen
80
points
Riga

How does Copenhagen compare to Riga?

  • 72.7% lower population density
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    628 people/km²vs2300 people/km²
  • 7.1% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    5.8%vs12.9%
  • 4 more universities
    ?

    15vs11
  • 0.52million more inhabitants
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    1.21 millionvs0.69 million
  • 2 273.58$ higher average salary
    ?

    2 971.76$vs698.18$
  • 65 more museums
    ?

    79vs14
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?
  • 0.08 lower income inequalities
    ?

    0.27vs0.35

How does Riga compare to Copenhagen?

  • 0.2°C higher average maximum temperature
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    11.3°Cvs11.1°C
  • 0.2°C higher average temperature
    ?

    8.2°Cvs8°C
  • 2.51$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    55.9$vs58.41$
  • 957.54$ cheaper cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    406.32$vs1363.86$
  • 2.16$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    1.34$vs3.5$
  • 4% lower VAT
    ?

    21%vs25%
  • 1 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    ?

    1vs0
  • 1.93$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
    ?

    3$vs4.93$

Demographics

1.population density
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Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

628 people/km²

2300 people/km²

2.population
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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.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

1.21 million

0.69 million

3.annual population growth rate
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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.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

1.2%

-0.43%

Quality of living

1.cost of a one-bedroom apartment in the city center
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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, 2020.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1 363.86$

406.32$

2.has a public health care
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Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Copenhagen
Riga
3.average salary
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Zurich

5 827.24$

2 971.76$

698.18$

4.income inequalities
?

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, 2020.

Best

Beijing

0.22

0.27

0.35

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

Best

Port Louis

0%

5.8%

12.9%

6.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

15

11

Environment

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

Best

Mecca

32°C

8°C

8.2°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

11.1°C

11.3°C

3.humidity rate
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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, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Riyadh

28%

82.3%

79%

4.has a seaside beach
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Copenhagen
Riga
5.has lake/s
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Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Copenhagen
Riga
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

5°C

5°C

Leisure

1.number of theaters
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

140

23

7

2.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

79

14

3.number of cinemas
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

Berlin

300

32

5

4.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks
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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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

0

1

5.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

1

1

Transportation

1.cost of the monthly public transport ticket
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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.

Best

Baghdad

0$

58.41$

55.9$

2.Price of a single transportation ticket
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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, 2020.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

3.5$

1.34$

3.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, 2020.

Copenhagen
Riga
4.number of airports
?

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

London

5

1

1

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
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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.

Copenhagen
Riga
2.number of international embassies
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The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2020.

Best

Brussels

200

105

33

3.has a stock exchange
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Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Copenhagen
Riga
4.is a capital city
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National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Copenhagen
Riga
5.Gambling is legal within the city
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Source: city's official website, 2020.

Copenhagen
Riga

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