68points

Copenhagen

75points

Stockholm

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Copenhagen vs Stockholm

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Stockholm

How does Copenhagen compare to Stockholm?

  • 1.9°C higher average maximum temperature
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    12.8°Cvs10.9°C
  • 2°C higher average temperature
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    9.3°Cvs7.3°C
  • 86.35% lower population density
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    628 people/km²vs4600 people/km²
  • 14.79$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
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    95.23$vs110.02$
  • 302$ higher average salary
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    3 794.69$vs3492.69$
  • 0.59$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
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    3.81$vs4.4$
  • 1.05% higher population growth rate
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    1.2%vs0.15%
  • 2.71$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
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    4.93$vs7.64$

How does Stockholm compare to Copenhagen?

  • 2.3% lower unemployment rate
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    3.5%vs5.8%
  • 97.92$ cheaper rent for a one-bedroom apartment
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    1 587.33$vs1685.25$
  • 1 more universities
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    16vs15
  • 0.09million more inhabitants
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    1.3 millionvs1.21 million
  • 86.7$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
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    170$ billion vs83.3$ billion
  • 21 more museums
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    100vs79
  • 1 more big sports facilities (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
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    2vs1
  • 2.3°C lower average minimum temperature
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    3.6°Cvs5.9°C

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Demographics

1.population density

628 people/km²

4600 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, 2021.
2.population

1.21 million

1.3 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, 2021.
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, 2021.
More people from abroad residing in the city provides a multicultural environment and may show how attractive it is for foreigners.

Quality of living

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
2.has public health care
Copenhagen
Stockholm
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2021.
The average rent of a single-bedroom apartment located in the city center. This indicates how much of your salary would be allocated to rent expenses, and the general cost of living of the city. Source: numbeo.com, 2021.
4.average salary

3 794.69$

3 492.69$

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official stats, 2021.
Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
6.gross domestic product (GDP)

83.3$ billion

170$ billion

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2021.
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, 2021.
8.VAT

25%

25%

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
9.Big Mac Index

4.93$

7.64$

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, 2021.

Environment

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
3.has a seaside beach
Copenhagen
Stockholm
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
4.has lake/s
Copenhagen
Stockholm
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; WMO, 2021.
Source: city's official website, 2021.
7.has river/s
Copenhagen
Stockholm
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.

Leisure

Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2021.
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, 2021.
Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Having a well-known soccer team playing in a country's first division demonstrates the city's interest in sports and attracts visitors to matches.
6.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Copenhagen
Stockholm
Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

Transportation

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2021; city's public transport website, 2021.
2.has a bike-sharing system
Copenhagen
Stockholm
A bike-sharing system makes a city more eco-friendly, shows the city’s pro cycling attitude, and provides new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
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, 2021.
The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

General info

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, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2021.
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, 2021.
4.total surface

86.2 km²

188 km²

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.
The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2021.
A think tank (or policy institute) is an organization that conducts research and engages in advocacy in areas such as social policy, political strategy, economics, military, technology issues and in the creative and cultural field. The number of important think tanks can indicate innovativeness and competitiveness of a city. Source: Brookings, 2021.
7.has a stock exchange
Copenhagen
Stockholm
Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.
Sister cities or twin towns are a form of law agreement made between towns, cities or regions in politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties. It might mean more possibilities outside your city, a greater multiculturalism and a wider range of options.
9.is a capital city
Copenhagen
Stockholm
National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2021.

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