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Key facts and figures

Douala review: 25 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
28.8°C
Mecca: 38.2°C

2. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
26.3°C
Mecca: 32°C

3. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Douala
45% have it

4. number of universities

Universities as centres of higher education and research, are important contribution to city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
1
Tokyo: 185

5. 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, 2018.
3 million
Shanghai: 23 million

6. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
19.6 years
Niamey: 15.2 years

7. 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, 2018.
0
Kyoto: 17

8. possibility of drinking alcohol in public places

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, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Douala
50% have it

9. 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, 2018.
0.42
Beijing: 0.22

10. number of billionaires

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2018.
0
Moscow: 82

11. 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, 2018.
5%
Shanghai: 22.15%

12. humidity rate

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, 2018; WMO, 2018.
79.8%
Riyadh: 28%

13. average minimum temperature

It can get cold in winter but good for doing winter sports, particularly if there is snow. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; WMO, 2018.
23.9°C
Ulan Bator: -7.9°C

14. has a public health care

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2018.
Douala
80% have it

15. 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, 2018.
1
London: 5

16. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
19.25%
Nassau: 0%

17. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
35%
Nashville: 0%

18. level of corruption

Level of corruption indicates the effectiveness of law enforcement and transparency of making business. Source: Transparency International, 2018.
2.5
Wellington: 9.5

19. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
Douala
58% have it

20. ethnic groups

More different ethnic groups are the source of more diverse society but also give higher possibility of social tensions. Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official stats, 2018.
8
Shenzhen: 56

21. has river/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
Douala
76% have it

22. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.
1
Berlin: 300

23. minimum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2018.
10%
Montpellier: 0%

24. hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants

City with higher number of beds per 1000 inhabitants is able to provide healthcare to more people and usually has better developed health care system. Source: , 2018
1.5
Madrid: 327

25. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2018.
Douala
70% have it

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