68points

Guangzhou

95points

New York

Guangzhou
New York
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31 facts in comparison

Guangzhou vs New York

Guangzhou
New York
68
points
Guangzhou
95
points
New York

How does Guangzhou compare to New York?

  • 9.2°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    26.3°Cvs17.1°C
  • 9.9°C higher average temperature
    ?

    22.6°Cvs12.7°C
  • 83.25% lower population density
    ?

    1708 people/km²vs10194 people/km²
  • 1.88% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    2.42%vs4.3%
  • 64 more universities
    ?

    82vs18
  • 4.28million more inhabitants
    ?

    12.78 millionvs8.5 million
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • Possibility of drinking alcohol in public places
    ?

How does New York compare to Guangzhou?

  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • 933$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    1280$ billion vs347$ billion
  • 68 more museums
    ?

    89vs21
  • 10.1°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    8.8°Cvs18.9°C
  • Has smoking ban in public places
    ?
  • 8.2% lower VAT
    ?

    8.8%vs17%
  • 1 more landmarks from UNESCO World Heritage list
    ?

    1vs0
  • 9.5% smaller humidity rate
    ?

    68%vs77.5%

Demographics

1.population density
?

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, but this becomes an issue if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Rovaniemi

8.03 people/km²

1708 people/km²

10194 people/km²

2.population
?

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Mumbai

24.4 million

12.78 million

8.5 million

3.annual population growth rate
?

The average population growth rate reflects the annual increase or decrease in population. Currently, the world’s population is growing at a rate of approximately 1.07% per year. The higher the growth, the more dynamic society feels. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Shanghai

22.15%

14.8%

0.9%

Quality of living

1.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, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York
2.gross domestic product (GDP)
?

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) reflects the value and productivity of an economy. It measures the market value of all the final goods and services produced annually. To reflect the differences in the cost of living and inflation rates, we show the GDP at purchasing power parity (PPP). Sources: Wikipedia, CIA World Factbook, 2020.

Best

New York

1280$ billion

347$ billion

1280$ billion

3.unemployment rate
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Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Port Louis

0%

2.42%

4.3%

4.number of universities
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Universities, as centers of higher education and research, are important contributions to a city’s development. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Tokyo

185

82

18

5.VAT
?

The standard value-added tax (VAT) rate. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nassau

0%

17%

8.8%

6.quality of living
?

The annual survey ranks 221 cities using 39 criteria. Important criteria are safety, education, hygiene, healthcare, culture, environment, recreation, political-economic stability and public transport. Source: Mercer, 2020.

Best

Vienna

1#

119#

47#

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

22.6°C

12.7°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

26.3°C

17.1°C

3.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, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Riyadh

28%

77.5%

68%

4.has a seaside beach
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York
5.has mountains nearby
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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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York
6.average minimum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Ulan Bator

-7.9°C

18.9°C

8.8°C

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Best

London

240

21

89

2.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, 2020.

Best

Kyoto

17

0

1

3.sporting availability (stadiums, arenas, etc.)
?

With more large sports facilities (20,000+ seats), a city is able to organize more important sporting events. Source: worldstadiums.com, 2020.

Best

London

13

6

3

4.Is a Top 50 World Festival host
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Every year the city is host to a festival included in the list of the top 50 World Festivals. A well-known festival shows a better cultural and entertainment agenda and attracts a bigger number of tourists. Source: Escapenormal.com, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York
5.is/was a host city of the Grand Slam
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York

Transportation

1.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, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York
2.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, 2020.

Best

London

5

1

3

3.average commuting time
?

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, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.

Best

Luxembourg

17 minutes

36 minutes

45.5 minutes

General info

1.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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York
2.Global Cities Index
?

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, 2020.

Best

New York

6.35

0.82

6.35

3.number of billionaires
?

Number of billionaires can indicate if the city has significant agglomerations of personal wealth. Source: Forbes, 2020.

Best

New York

103

4

103

4.has a stock exchange
?

Cities with stock exchanges are usually important financial centers influencing international or national’s financial markets. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York
5.Gambling is legal within the city
?

Source: city's official website, 2020.

Guangzhou
New York

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