Delhi
Top 26%1,696 points
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Key facts and figures

Delhi: 41 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
31.4°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
165
Tokyo: 185

3. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
25.2°C
Mecca: 32°C

4. 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, 2017.
3886 people/km²
Rovaniemi: 8.03 people/km²

5. unemployment rate

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
4.63%
Port Louis: 0%

6. population

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, 2017.
16.79 million
Shanghai: 23 million

7. cost of the monthly public transport ticket

Cost of the monthly public transport ticket indicates affordability of public transportation for an average inhabitant. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's public transport website, 2017.
13.86$
Baghdad: 0$

8. gross domestic product (GDP)

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
0.31$ billion
New York: 1280$ billion

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

With more large sport facilities (20,000 seats +), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2017.
2
London: 13

10. has lake/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Delhi
57% have it

11. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2017.
12
Moscow: 82

12. has mountains nearby

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Delhi
52% have it

13. annual population growth

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, 2017.
3.8%
Shanghai: 22.15%

14. UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

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, 2017.
2
Kyoto: 17

15. 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, 2017.
1.89$
Agra: 1.89$

16. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
19°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

17. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
12.5%
Nassau: 0%

18. 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, 2017.
1
London: 5

19. has smoking ban in public places

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Delhi
55% have it

20. average salary

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.
653.21$
Zurich: 5827.24$

21. female population

The percentage of female residents, according to the city's official statistics. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; UNData, 2017.
46%
Riga: 55.6%

22. Global Cities Index

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, 2017.
1.55
New York: 6.35

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

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, 2017.
242.57$
Thimphu: 92.5$

24. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2017.
3.1
Wellington: 9.5

25. is a site of pilgrimage for world religion

Indicates that the city is an important religious centre. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
Delhi
8% have it

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