Douala
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Key facts and figures

Douala: 26 facts and highlights

1. average maximum temperature

Can get very hot but good when doing water sports. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.

2. number of universities

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

3. average temperature

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.

4. has a seaside beach

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Douala
44% have it

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, 2017.

6. median age of population

Cities with younger population have usually better development perspectives. Young societies are more dynamic and creative. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.

7. number of billionaires

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

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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, 2017.

11. 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, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Douala
49% have it

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, 2017; WMO, 2017.

13. 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.

14. VAT

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

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, 2017.

16. Didn't have a major natural disaster (tornado, earthquake, flood) during last 100 years

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; WMO, 2017.
Douala
28% have it

17. 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, 2017.
Douala
79% have it

18. level of corruption

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

19. number of cinemas

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.

20. maximum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

21. has river/s

Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official website, 2017.
Douala
75% have it

22. ethnic groups

More different ethnic groups are the source of more diverse society but also give higher possibility of social tensions. Source: Wikipedia, 2017; city's official stats, 2017.

23. has a stock exchange

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centres influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2017.
Douala
57% have it

24. Gambling is legal within the city

Source: city's official website, 2017.
Douala
69% have it

25. minimum income tax

Source: Wikipedia, 2017.

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