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Douala review: 25 facts and highlights

Douala
Douala
53
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Why is Douala better than the average?

  • Average maximum temperature
    28.8°Cvs22.66°C
  • Average temperature
    26.3°Cvs17.99°C
  • Population
    3 millionvs1.53 million
  • Median age of population
    19.6 yearsvs31.61 years
  • Annual population growth
    5%vs2.04%
  • Ethnic groups
    8vs6.89

Key facts and figures

Demographics

1.median age of population

19.6 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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15.2 years

2.population

3 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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23 million

3.annual population growth

5%

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.ethnic groups

8

More different ethnic groups are the source of more diverse society but also give higher possibility of social tensions. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

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Quality of living

1.has a public health care
Douala

Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2019.

2.income inequalities

0.42

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.

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0.22

3.number of universities

1

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

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4.VAT

19.25%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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0%

5.maximum income tax

35%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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0%

6.minimum income tax

10%

Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

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Montpellier

0%

Environment

1.average temperature

26.3°C

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

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32°C

2.average maximum temperature

28.8°C

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

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38.2°C

3.has a seaside beach
Douala

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

4.humidity rate

79.8%

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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28%

5.average minimum temperature

23.9°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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-7.9°C

6.has river/s
Douala

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

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 cinemas

1

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

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Transportation

1.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.

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5

General info

1.possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
Douala

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.

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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3.level of corruption

2.5

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

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9.5

4.has a stock exchange
Douala

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

5.Gambling is legal within the city
Douala

Source: city's official website, 2019.

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