68points

Guangzhou

87points

Singapore

Guangzhou
Singapore
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36 facts in comparison

Guangzhou vs Singapore

Guangzhou
Singapore
68
points
Guangzhou
87
points
Singapore

How does Guangzhou compare to Singapore?

  • 74 more universities
    ?

    82vs8
  • 7.6million more inhabitants
    ?

    12.78 millionvs5.18 million
  • 32.09$ billion higher GDP (PPP)
    ?

    347$ billion vs314.911$ billion
  • Has mountains nearby
    ?
  • 3 more museums
    ?

    21vs18
  • 5 more big sport facilities (stadiums, arenas, ect.)
    ?

    6vs1
  • 7.1°C lower average minimum temperature
    ?

    18.9°Cvs26°C
  • 1.38$ cheaper Big Macs (Big Mac Index)
    ?

    2.27$vs3.65$

How does Singapore compare to Guangzhou?

  • 6°C higher average maximum temperature
    ?

    32.3°Cvs26.3°C
  • 6.6°C higher average temperature
    ?

    29.2°Cvs22.6°C
  • 57.17% lower population density
    ?

    731.5 people/km²vs1708 people/km²
  • 0.52% lower unemployment rate
    ?

    1.9%vs2.42%
  • Has a seaside beach
    ?
  • Has lake/s
    ?
  • 10% lower VAT
    ?

    7%vs17%
  • Has smoking ban in public places
    ?

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

731.5 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

5.18 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%

2.1%

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
Singapore
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

314.91$ 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%

1.9%

4.VAT
?

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

Best

Nassau

0%

17%

7%

5.number of universities
?

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

Best

Tokyo

185

82

8

6.maximum income tax
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Best

Nashville

0%

45%

20%

Environment

1.average temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

32°C

22.6°C

29.2°C

2.average maximum temperature
?

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; WMO, 2020.

Best

Mecca

38.2°C

26.3°C

32.3°C

3.humidity rate
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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%

84.2%

4.has a seaside beach
?

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

Guangzhou
Singapore
5.has lake/s
?

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

Guangzhou
Singapore
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, 2020; city's official website, 2020.

Guangzhou
Singapore

Leisure

1.number of museums
?

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

Best

London

240

21

18

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

0

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

1

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
Singapore
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

1

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
Singapore
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

3.2

3.research institutions and 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, 2020.

Best

Moscow

112

0

2

4.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

5

5.has a stock exchange
?

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

Guangzhou
Singapore
6.is a capital city
?

National capital status indicates that a city is of great importance for political and diplomatic matters. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Guangzhou
Singapore

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