79points

Dubai City

86points

Hong Kong

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Dubai City vs Hong Kong

Dubai City
Hong Kong
Dubai City
Hong Kong
79
points
Dubai City
86
points
Hong Kong

Why is Dubai City better than Hong Kong?

  • 7.8°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    33.4°Cvs25.6°C
  • 4.26°C higher average temperature
    ?

    27.5°Cvs23.24°C
  • 93.83% lower population density
    ?

    400 people/km²vs6480 people/km²
  • 14.87$ cheaper monthly public transport ticket
    ?

    43$vs57.87$
  • 30 more universities
    ?

    46vs16
  • 2.8% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    0.4%vs3.2%
  • 434.01$ cheaper cost of one-bedroom apartment in the city center
    ?

    1764$vs2198.01$
  • Has lake/s
    ?

Why is Hong Kong better than Dubai City?

  • 4.82million more inhabitants
    ?

    7.08 millionvs2.26 million
  • 269.02$ billion higher gross domestic product (GDP)
    ?

    351.12$ billion vs82.1$ billion
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 3 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    4vs1
  • 0.9°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    21.4°Cvs22.3°C
  • 34 more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
    ?

    38vs4
  • 0.01$ lower cost of one single transportation ticket
    ?

    1.29$vs1.3$
  • 0.73$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
    ?

    1.94$vs2.67$

Demographics

1. lower 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, 2019.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

400 people/km²

6480 people/km²

2. younger population
?

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

Best

Niamey

15.2 years

27 years

41.7 years

3. more inhabitants
?

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

2.26 million

7.08 million

4. faster 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, 2019.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

8%

0.76%

5. more ethnic groups
?

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.

Best

Shenzhen

56

9

11

Quality of living

1. 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, 2019.

Best

Thimphu

92.5$

1764$

2198.01$

2.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, 2019.

Dubai City
Hong Kong
3. higher gross domestic product (GDP)
?

The level of GDP shows how rich and productive the city is. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

82.1$ billion

351.12$ billion

4. more universities
?

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

Best

Tokyo

185

46

16

5. lower unemployment rate
?

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official stats, 2019.

Best

Port Louis

0%

0.4%

3.2%

6. higher average salary
?

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

Best

Zurich

5827.24$

3323$

2716.32$

Environment

1. higher average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

32°C

27.5°C

23.24°C

2. higher average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; WMO, 2019.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

33.4°C

25.6°C

3.has a seaside beach
?

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

Dubai City
Hong Kong
4.has smoking ban in public places
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Dubai City
Hong Kong
5.has lake/s
?

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

Dubai City
Hong Kong
6.has mountains nearby
?

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.

Dubai City
Hong Kong

Leisure

1. more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
?

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

1

4

Transportation

1. cheaper monthly public transport ticket
?

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.

Best

Baghdad

0$

43$

57.87$

2. lower cost of one single transportation ticket
?

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.

Best

Colombo

0.1$

1.3$

1.29$

3.a bike sharing system
?

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

For example

San Jose, CA, United States

Dubai City
Hong Kong
4. more airports
?

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

2

1

General info

1. more billionaires from annual Forbes report residing within the city
?

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

Best

Moscow

82

4

38

2. lower level of corruption
?

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

Best

Wellington

9.5

6.8

8.4

3. better globally connected
?

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, 2019.

Best

New York

6.35

2.3

4.56

4. more prestigious think tanks
?

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

1

1

5.has a stock exchange
?

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

Dubai City
Hong Kong
6.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2019.

Dubai City
Hong Kong

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