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Delhi review: 41 facts and highlights

Delhi
Delhi
91
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Why is Delhi better than the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
    31.4°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    25.2°Cvs17.99°C
  • Population density
    3886 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Number of universities
    165vs9.78
  • Cost of the monthly public transport ticket
    13.86$vs49.05$
  • Unemployment rate
    4.63%vs10.24%
  • Population
    16.79 millionvs1.53 million
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    2vs1.59

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

3886 people/km²

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.

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Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

2.population

16.79 million

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.

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Shanghai

23 million

3.annual population growth

3.8%

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.

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Shanghai

22.15%

4.female population

46%

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

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Riga

55.6%

5.male population

54%

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

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Doha

67%

6.Facebook users

5%

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, 2019.

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Accra

85.05%

Quality of living

1. cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center

242.57$

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, 2019.

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Thimphu

92.5$

2.number of universities

165

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

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Tokyo

185

3.gross domestic product (GDP)

0.31$ billion

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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New York

1280$ billion

4.VAT

12.5%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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Nassau

0%

5. lower average price of a litre of milk

0.73$

This can help estimate the average cost of groceries and the overall cost of living of the city. An average cheaper litre of milk may mean that the city is less expensive to live in. Source: numbeo.com, 2019.

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Antananarivo

0.49$

6.unemployment rate

4.63%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

Environment

1.average temperature

25.2°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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32°C

2.average maximum temperature

31.4°C

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Mecca

38.2°C

3.has smoking ban in public places
Delhi

Source: city's official website, 2019.

4.has mountains nearby
Delhi

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

5.has lake/s
Delhi

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

6.average minimum temperature

19°C

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

2

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, 2019.

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Kyoto

17

2.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)

2

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2019.

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London

13

3.is a site of pilgrimage for world religion
Delhi

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

0.38$

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, 2019.

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Colombo

0.1$

2.cost of the monthly public transport ticket

13.86$

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.

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Baghdad

0$

3.number of airports

1

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

4.Commuter Pain Index

72

The Commuter Pain Index is comprised of 10 issues: 1) commuting time, 2) time stuck in traffic, agreement that: 3) price of gas is already too high, 4) traffic has gotten worse, 5) start-­‐stop traffic is a problem, 6) driving causes stress, 7) driving causes anger, 8) traffic affects work, 9) traffic so bad driving stopped, and 10) decided not to make trip due to traffic. Source: IBM, 2019.

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Montreal

21

General info

1.number of international embassies

145

The number of international embassies indicates the importance of a city for political, diplomatic and lobbying issues. Source: city's official website, 2019.

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Brussels

200

2.number of billionaires

12

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2019.

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Moscow

82

3.Global Cities Index

1.55

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, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

4.level of corruption

3.1

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

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Wellington

9.5

5.has a stock exchange
Delhi

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

6.number of corporate headquarters

1

The presence of corporate headquarters shows global economic significance and can offer employment opportunities. Source: CNNMoney, 2019.

Best

Tokyo

50

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