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Detroit

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Detroit review: 52 facts and highlights

Detroit
Detroit
72
points

Why is Detroit better than the average?

  • Population density
    1985 people/km²vs3894.7 people/km²
  • Sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
    2vs1.59
  • Average salary
    3402.08$vs1718.08$
  • Average minimum temperature
    6.3°Cvs13.23°C
  • Female population
    52.6%vs50.91%
  • Humidity rate
    70.5%vs70.51%
  • VAT
    10%vs14.99%
  • Level of corruption
    7.1vs5.12

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.population density

1985 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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8.03 people/km²

2.median age of population

32.6 years

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

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Niamey

15.2 years

3.population

0.7 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.

Best

Shanghai

23 million

4.annual population growth

-4.2%

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.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

5.female population

52.6%

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

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Riga

55.6%

6.male population

47.4%

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

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Doha

67%

Quality of living

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

1199.67$

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.income inequalities

0.41

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, 2019.

Best

Beijing

0.22

3.number of universities

5

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

Best

Tokyo

185

4.VAT

10%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Nassau

0%

5. lower average price of a litre of milk

0.66$

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.

Best

Antananarivo

0.49$

6.unemployment rate

15.4%

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

10.8°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Mecca

32°C

2.average maximum temperature

15.3°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 a seaside beach
Detroit

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

For example

Montpellier

4.humidity rate

70.5%

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, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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Riyadh

28%

5.has smoking ban in public places
Detroit

Source: city's official website, 2019.

For example

Ubud

6.has mountains nearby
Detroit

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.

For example

Kyoto

Leisure

1.UNESCO World Heritage landmarks

0

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.number of museums

5

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

Best

London

240

3.number of theaters

28

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

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Berlin

140

4.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.

Best

London

13

5.is/was a host city of the Olympics
Detroit

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

For example

Montreal

6.is/was a host city of the FIFA World Cup
Detroit

Source: Wikipedia, 2019

For example

Cancun

Transportation

1.Tek kişilik ulaşım bileti

2$

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

57$

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.a bike sharing system
Detroit

Bike sharing system makes a city more cyclist friendly, shows city’s pro cyclist attitude and gives new touristic opportunities. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

4.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

5.average commuting time

29.6 minutes

Cities with shorter average commuting time have usually better organized public transportation system which allows citizens to waste less time in a traffic. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Luxembourg

17 minutes

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Detroit

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, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

For example

Nagoya

2.number of billionaires

0

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

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Moscow

82

3.level of corruption

7.1

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

4.has a stock exchange
Detroit

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

For example

Nagoya

5.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

6.research institutions and think tanks

0

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, 2019.

Best

Moscow

112

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